1999 Super 12 Season
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1999 Super 12 Season
1999 Super 12
Countries Australia
 South Africa
 New Zealand
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and knockout
ChampionsNew Zealand Canterbury Crusaders (2nd title)
Matches played69
Top point scorer(s)New Zealand Andrew Mehrtens (192)
(Canterbury Crusaders)
Top try scorer(s)Australia Joe Roff (8)
(ACT Brumbies)
1998 (Previous) (Next) 2000 ->
McDonald's Super 12 rugby ball, 1999.

The 1999 Super 12 season was the fourth season of the Super 12, contested by teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The season ran from February to May 1999, with each team playing all the others once. At the end of the regular season, the top four teams entered the playoff semi finals, with the first placed team playing the fourth and the second placed team playing the third. The winner of each semi final qualified for the final, which was contested by the Canterbury Crusaders and the Otago Highlanders at Carisbrook, Dunedin. The Crusaders won 24 – 19 to win their second Super 12 title.

Teams

The 1999 Super 12 competition consisted of 12 teams, four from South Africa, three from Australia and five from New Zealand.

  • ACT Brumbies (Australia)
  • Auckland Blues (New Zealand)
  • Canterbury Crusaders (New Zealand)
  • Cats (South Africa)
  • Northern Bulls (South Africa)
  • Otago Highlanders (New Zealand)
  • Queensland Reds (Australia)
  • Sharks (South Africa)
  • Stormers (South Africa)
  • Waikato Chiefs (New Zealand)
  • Waratahs (Australia)
  • Wellington Hurricanes (New Zealand)

Table

Key to colours
     Top four teams advance to playoffs.
Team Pld W D L PF PA PD BP Pts
1 Australia Queensland Reds 11 8 1 2 233 170 +63 2 36
2 South Africa Stormers 11 8 0 3 290 244 +46 4 36
3 New Zealand Otago Highlanders 11 8 0 3 280 203 +77 3 35
4 New Zealand Canterbury Crusaders 11 7 1 3 324 262 +62 3 33
5 Australia ACT Brumbies 11 5 0 6 278 195 +83 8 28
6 New Zealand Waikato Chiefs 11 5 0 6 248 301 −53 6 26
7 South Africa Sharks 11 5 1 5 241 232 +9 3 25
8 Australia Waratahs 11 4 1 6 246 248 −2 6 24
9 New Zealand Auckland Blues 11 4 1 6 202 201 +1 5 23
10 New Zealand Wellington Hurricanes 11 4 1 6 213 226 −13 4 22
11 South Africa Cats 11 4 0 7 312 341 −29 6 22
12 South Africa Northern Bulls 11 1 0 10 203 447 −244 3 7

Results

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Round 5

Round 6

Round 7

Round 8

Round 9

Round 10

Round 11

Round 12

Finals

Semi finals

Grand final

30 May 1999
Otago Highlanders New Zealand 19 – 24 New Zealand Canterbury Crusaders
Try: Brian Lima
Isitolo Maka
Pen: Tony Brown (2)
Drop: Brendan Laney
Try: Afato So'oalo
Daryl Gibson
Con: Andrew Mehrtens
Pen: Andrew Mehrtens (3)
Drop: Andrew Mehrtens
Carisbrook, Dunedin
Attendance: 41,500
Referee: South Africa Andre Watson

References

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Further reading

  • McIlraith, M. (2005).Ten Years of Super 12, Auckland: Hodder Moa. ISBN 1-86971-025-8

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