Cameron McMillan uses a hazy memory, YouTube highlights and Herald match reports to rank the previous 23 final encounters.

23) Bulls 61 Chiefs 17 - 2009

Stephen Donald set up Lelia Masaga for the opening try thanks to some classy footwork to give the visitors a 7-0 lead. And that was that from the Chiefs. The Bulls scored 34 straight points in the first half, capped off by a Bryan Habana intercept just before the break. Game over by halftime. At least it had tries.

Fun fact: The Bulls recorded eight tries but also managed a drop goal for good

22) Crusaders 19 Hurricanes 12 - 2006

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21) Brumbies 36 Sharks 6 - 2001

20) Chiefs 37 Sharks 6 - 2012

19) Bulls 25 Stormers 17 - 2010

18) Hurricanes 20 Lions 3 - 2016

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17) Blues 23 Brumbies 7 - 1997

16) Crusaders 37 Lions 18 - 2018

15) Crusaders 35 Waratahs 25 - 2005

14) Crusaders 31 Brumbies 17 - 2002

13) Crusaders 25 Lions 17 - 2017

12) Crusaders 20 Waratahs 12 - 2008

10) Brumbies 47 Crusaders 38 - 2004

9) Crusaders 20 Brumbies 19 - 2000

8) Blues 21 Crusaders 17 - 2003

7) Crusaders 24 Highlanders 19 - 1999

6) Blues 45 Sharks 21 - 1996

5) Waratahs 33 Crusaders 32 - 2014

4) Highlanders 21 Hurricanes 14 - 2015

3) Reds 18 Crusaders 13 - 2011

2) Crusaders 20 Blues 13 - 1998

1) Bulls 20 Sharks 19 - 2007