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SUPER RUGBY PACIFIC RETURNS TONIGHT WITH SOME BLOCKBUSTER ROUND 1 MATCHUPS

February 23, 2024 - Super Rugby Pacific returns tonight with a massive doubleheader to ignite the 2024 Season. In an epic rematch of the 2023 Final, the Chiefs and Crusaders will kick off the season while on Saturday the Reds face the Waratahs to reignite the oldest rivalry in Australian sport.

With 91 games to be played across Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga, the 2024 edition of Super Rugby Pacific is setting out to engage more fans than ever before. Every match will be ad-freelive and on demand on the Home of Rugby, Stan Sport.

Coverage will be presented by the best minds in the game, hosted by Michael Atkinson and Nick McArdle, and featuring former Wallabies captains Michael Hooper and James Horwill, Wallabies greats Tim HoranMorgan TurinuiJustin Harrison and Stephen Hoiles, Wallaroo Sera Naiqama, dual international star Allana Ferguson, and All Blacks great, Sonny Bill Williams.

Stan Sport’s coverage of the matches on home soil will include more access than ever before with players and coaches mic’d up during warm ups, coach interviews live during matches and roaming reporters bringing viewers into the changing rooms post-game.

In addition to coverage of every match, Stan Sport's huge lineup of rugby shows is back with entertainment to keep fans engaged all week long.

Monday: Between Two Posts with Sean Maloney, Morgan Turinui & Stephen Hoiles
Tuesday: Rugby Heaven with Michael Atkinson, Justin Harrison & Cameron Shepherd
Wednesday: The Call Up with Nick McArdle & Morgan Turinui
Thursday: The Night Before Game Day with Justin Harrison, Stephen Hoiles & Mat Rogers

ROUND 1 FIXTURES

Chiefs v Crusaders
Friday 23 February
Live & Exclusive on Stan Sport from 4:15PM AEDT

Rebels v Brumbies
Friday 23 February
Live & Exclusive on Stan Sport from 7:00PM AEDT

Force v Hurricanes
Friday 23 February
Live & Exclusive on Stan Sport from 9:50PM AEDT

Blues v Fijian Drua
Saturday 24 February
Live & Exclusive on Stan Sport from 2:00PM AEDT

Highlanders v Moana Pasifika
Saturday 24 February
Live & Exclusive on Stan Sport from 4:40PM AEDT

Reds v Waratahs
Saturday 24 February
Ad-free on Stan Sport from 7:30PM AEDT
Live on Channel 9 (NSW) FROM 7:30PM AEDT
Live on Channel 9 (QLD) FROM 7:00PM AEDT
Live on 9GEM (VIC) FROM 7:30PM AEDT
Live on 9GEM (WA) FROM 4:30PM AEDT

Stan Sport is the only place to watch every match of the Super Rugby PacificSix NationsWorld Rugby Sevens, The Rugby ChampionshipBledisloe CupShute ShieldHospital Challenge CupCurrie CupNew Zealand’s National Provincial Championship plus every match of Super Rugby Women'sWallabies and Wallaroos test series' and more.



For more information, please contact:

Hamish Birt | [email protected]

Jason Evans | [email protected]

 

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