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2013 Investec Super Rugby draw confirmed; halftime breaks extended

allblacks.com and SANZAR     12 Jan 2013    

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

SANZAR also confirm that halftime breaks for the 2013 Super Rugby season will be extended to 12 minutes.

The full draw can be viewed here:
http://www.superrugby.co.nz/index.cfm?layout=s14fixtures