Chiefs Super Rugby Pacific Mouthguard technology

Chiefs’ Emoni Narawa charges forward during the Super Rugby Pacific final match between the Chiefs and Crusaders at FMG Stadium in Hamilton on June 24, 2023. Image: Michael Bradley / AFP

When does Super Rugby Pacific start?

The Super Rugby Pacific season is upon us and we will soon get a look at the best franchises in the region.

Chiefs Super Rugby Pacific Mouthguard technology

Chiefs’ Emoni Narawa charges forward during the Super Rugby Pacific final match between the Chiefs and Crusaders at FMG Stadium in Hamilton on June 24, 2023. Image: Michael Bradley / AFP

The Super Rugby Pacific season is upon us and we will soon get a look at the best franchises in the region.

When does Super Rugby Pacific kick-off?

Super Rugby kicks off on Friday 23 February with the opening match seeing the Chiefs take on the Crusaders.

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There are three matches on the first day with the Rebels also hosting the Brumbies in Melbourne.

Rounding off the opening day is the Western Force showdown with the Hurricanes in Perth.

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Saturday action

On Saturday 24 February, the Blues host the Fijian Drua to start the action.

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The Highlanders also host Moana Pasifika before the biggest derby in Australian rugby takes centre stage as the Reds take on the Waratahs in Brisbane.

The 12 teams in Super Rugby Pacific will play 14 regular season matches made up of 11 round-robin matches and three derby/rivalry matches across 15 rounds, with each team afforded one bye.

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All Super Rugby games in 2024 are streamed and broadcast in South Africa via SuperSport.

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Fixtures

Round 1
Friday 23 FebruaryChiefs v CrusadersFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Friday 23 FebruaryRebels v BrumbiesAAMI Park, Melbourne
Friday 23 FebruaryForce v HurricanesHBF Park, Perth
Saturday 24 FebruaryBlues v Fijian DruaTBC
Saturday 24 FebruaryHighlanders v Moana PasifikaForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Saturday 24 FebruaryReds v WaratahsSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Round 2
Friday 1 MarchHighlanders v BluesAAMI Park
Friday 1 MarchRebels v ForceAAMI Park
Saturday 2 MarchMoana Pasifika v Fijian DruaAAMI Park
Saturday 2 MarchCrusaders v WaratahsAAMI Park
Sunday 3 MarchChiefs v BrumbiesAAMI Park
Sunday 3 MarchHurricanes v RedsAAMI Park
Round 3
Friday 8 MarchMoana Pasifika v RebelsTBC
Friday 8 MarchWaratahs v HighlandersAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 9 MarchFijian Drua v CrusadersTBC, Fiji
Saturday 9 MarchBrumbies v ForceTBC
Saturday 9 MarchHurricanes v BluesSky Stadium, Wellington
Saturday 9 MarchReds v ChiefsSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Round 4
Friday 15 MarchCrusaders v HurricanesApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Friday 15 MarchRebels v RedsAAMI Park, Melbourne
Friday 15 MarchForce v Moana PasifikaHBF Park, Perth
Saturday 16 MarchHighlanders v BrumbiesFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Saturday 16 MarchChiefs v Fijian DruaRugby Park, Invercargill
Saturday 16 MarchWaratahs v BluesAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Round 5
Friday 22 MarchHurricanes v RebelsTBC
Friday 22 MarchBrumbies v Moana PasifikaGio Stadium, Canberra
Saturday 23 MarchFijian Drua v WaratahsTBC, Fiji
Saturday 23 MarchChiefs v HighlandersFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Saturday 23 MarchBlues v CrusadersTBC, Auckland
Saturday 23 MarchForce v RedsHBF Park, Perth
Round 6
Friday 29 MarchCrusaders v ChiefsApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Friday 29 MarchWaratahs v RebelsAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 30 MarchFijian Drua v ForceTBC, Fiji
Saturday 30 MarchMoana Pasifika v BluesTBC
Saturday 30 MarchHighlanders v HurricanesForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Saturday 30 MarchReds v BrumbiesSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Round 7
Friday 5 AprilBlues v ForceTBC, Auckland
Friday 5 AprilRebels v Fijian DruaAAMI Park, Melbourne
Saturday 6 AprilChiefs v Moana PasifikaFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Saturday 6 AprilBrumbies v WaratahsGIO Stadium, Canberra
Round 8
Friday 12 AprilMoana Pasifika v RedsTBC
Friday 12 AprilWaratahs v CrusadersAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 13 AprilHurricanes v ChiefsSky Stadium, Wellington
Saturday 13 AprilRebels v HighlandersAAMI Park, Melbourne
Round 9
Friday 19 AprilFijian Drua v HurricanesTBC, Fiji
Friday 19 AprilReds v HighlandersSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday 20 AprilBlues v BrumbiesTBC, Auckland
Saturday 20 AprilForce v CrusadersHBF Park
Round 10
Friday 26 AprilCrusaders v RebelsApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Friday 26 AprilWaratahs v ChiefsAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 27 AprilFijian Drua v Moana PasifikaTBC, Fiji
Saturday 27 AprilBrumbies v HurricanesGIO Stadium, Canberra
Saturday 27 AprilHighlanders v ForceForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Saturday 27 AprilReds v BluesSuncorp Stadium
Round 11
Friday 3 MayHurricanes v WaratahsSky Stadium, Wellington
Friday 3 MayRebels v BluesAAMI Park, Melbourne
Saturday 4 MayMoana Pasifika v HighlandersTBC
Saturday 4 MayCrusaders v RedsApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Saturday 4 MayChiefs v ForceFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Saturday 4 MayBrumbies v Fijian DruaGIO Stadium, Canberra
Round 12
Friday 10 MayMoana Pasifika v ChiefsTBC
Friday 10 MayReds v RebelsSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday 11 MayBlues v HurricanesTBC, Auckland
Saturday 11 MayHighlanders v CrusadersForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Saturday 11 MayWaratahs v BrumbiesAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 11 MayForce v Fijian DruaHBF Stadium, Perth
Round 13
Friday 17 MayHurricanes v Moana PasifikaSky Stadium, Wellington
Friday 17 MayRebels v ChiefsAAMI Park, Melbourne
Saturday 18 MayFijian Drua v RedsTBC, Fiji
Saturday 18 MayBrumbies v CrusadersGIO Stadium, Canberra
Saturday 18 MayBlues v HighlandersTBC, Auckland
Saturday 18 MayForce v WaratahsHBF Park, Perth
Round 14
Friday 24 MayChiefs v HurricanesFMG Stadium, Hamilton
Friday 24 MayBrumbies v RebelsGIO Stadium, Canberra
Saturday 25 MayMoana Pasifika v WaratahsTBC
Saturday 25 MayCrusaders v BluesApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Saturday 25 MayReds v ForceSuncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Sunday 26 MayHighlanders v Fijian DruaForsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Round 15
Friday 31 MayCrusaders v Moana PasifikaApollo Projects Stadium, Christchurch
Friday 31 MayWaratahs v RedsAllianz Stadium, Sydney
Saturday 1 JuneFijian Drua v RebelsTBC, Fiji
Saturday 1 JuneHurricanes v HighlandersSky Stadium, Wellington
Saturday 1 JuneBlues v ChiefsTBC, Auckland
Saturday 1 JuneForce v BrumbiesHBF Park, Perth