Blues vs. Chiefs: 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Final Showdown at Eden Park

The stage is set for an exhilarating Super Rugby Pacific final as the Blues and Chiefs go head-to-head at Eden Park on June 22, 2024. Both teams have been dominant forces in recent seasons, and with the Crusaders out of the picture, a new champion will be crowned for the first time since 2016.

The Blues and Chiefs to Battle for 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Title at Eden Park

On Saturday, June 22, the Blues will host the Chiefs at the iconic Eden Park in Auckland as the two New Zealand powerhouses compete for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific championship. (bbc rugby union, rugby union news)

The highly anticipated final matchup was confirmed over the weekend after Damian McKenzie’s 15-point performance propelled the Chiefs to a 19-30 victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington. In the other semi-final, the Blues secured their spot in the title clash by downing the Brumbies 34-20 on Friday. (rugby union gameplay, rugby union scores)

A New Champion Will Be Crowned

Both the Blues and Chiefs have been regular contenders at the top of the Super Rugby Pacific standings in recent seasons, but have fallen short of the title, with the Crusaders standing in their way. Now, with the Crusaders out of the picture, a new champion will be crowned for the first time since the Hurricanes’ triumph in 2016. (rugby union)

The Blues earned the right to host the final by finishing the regular season in second place behind the Hurricanes, giving them the home-field advantage at Eden Park. The Chiefs, meanwhile, have shown their quality by exceeding their fourth-place finish in the regular season, with McKenzie once again proving his worth and potentially solidifying his place in the All Blacks starting lineup. (bbc rugby union, rugby union news)

All Blacks coach Scott Robertson will be closely monitoring the final, as he looks to see two of New Zealand’s top teams battle it out for the coveted Super Rugby Pacific title. The match officials for the final will be confirmed in the build-up to the big game. (rugby union gameplay)

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