Facts and matchups | Hurricanes v Chiefs

Facts and matchups | Hurricanes v Chiefs

The Hurricanes and Chiefs face off in the 2nd Super Rugby Pacific semi-final, with the two sides playing out to a thrilling 20-17 win to the hosts last month.


-The Blues have won all three of their finals meetings against the Brumbies in Super Rugby history

-The ACT Brumbies are on a seven-game winning streak in Super Rugby Pacific, winning by eight points or fewer in five of those games. The last time they were on a similar winning streak was in 2004, where they won eight straight, including the Final

-The Blues have won their last 14 consecutive Super Rugby Pacific games at Eden Park, restricting their opponents to fewer than 10 points on six occasions in that frame

Key match up

Noah Lolesio v Harry Plummer

The two flyhalves will play a critical role in deciding the outcome of the semi-final.

Lolesio delivered a masterclass in the quarter-final with his kicking game and needs a similar performance to upset the red-hot Blues.

As for Plummer, he has made the jersey his own since Stephen Perofeta's injury and will be out to continue his impressive season with a win

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