Vodacom Super Rugby halftime break extended
Sanzar on Thursday announced that halftime breaks for the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season would be extended to 12 minutes.
Sanzar also confirmed the draw and all venues for the 120 regular season matches to be played in the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
The eighteenth year of Super Rugby kicks off on Friday 15 February with the Rebels hosting the Force at AAMI Park in Melbourne. Only the Australian Conference will be in action in Round One (due to the British and Irish Lions Tour), with the New Zealand and South African teams commencing their season in Round Two.
From the draw released on 21 September 2012, the following updates have been made to finalise the draw:
All New Zealand venues are confirmed
Amended kick-off times for Round Three matches on Friday 1 March (local time):
Blues vs Crusaders, Auckland, will now kick-off at 7.30pm
Waratahs vs Rebels, Sydney, will now kick-off at 7.20pm
Reds vs Hurricanes, Brisbane, will now kick-off at 8.20pm