The semifinalists for this year's Super Rugby competition have been decided overnight, and the Crusaders will be the only New Zealand team in the mix.

It was a disappointing night and early morning for Kiwi rugby fans, which started with the Chiefs' loss to the Brumbies in Canberra and ended with the Highlanders falling just short against the Sharks in Durban.

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The results mean the Crusaders will host the Sharks in Christchurch next Saturday night, while the Waratahs and Brumbies will play out an Australian derby in Sydney.


Semifinal A
Date : Saturday July 26
Match : Crusaders vs Sharks in Christchurch (AMI Stadium)
Kick off : 7.35pm

Semifinal B
Date : Saturday July 26
Match : Waratahs vs Brumbies in Sydney (SFS)
Kick off : 9.30pm