Referees confirmed for Round Six

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The action kicks off in Wellington on Saturday night as the Hurricanes look to make it three wins in a row when they take on the Blues. The Chiefs and Highlanders are in action on Sunday with Warren Gatland’s side still searching for their first win in the competition.


Hurricanes v Blues


Saturday 18 July, 7.05pm, Sky Stadium, Wellington

Referee: Ben O’Keeffe

Assistant Referee 1: Brendon Pickerill

Assistant Referee 2: Paul Williams

TMO: James Doleman




Chiefs v Highlanders


Sunday 19 July, 3.35pm, FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton

Referee: Mike Fraser

Assistant Referee 1: Paul Williams

Assistant Referee 2: James Doleman

TMO: Brendon Pickerill



The Crusaders have the bye in round six and currently lead Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa with 18 competition points. The Blues are second on 12 points with the Hurricanes in third place on 8 points.  



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