After a three month break rugby is finally back with Super Rugby Aotearoa to kick off on Saturday with the Highlanders hosting the Chiefs.
All previous Super Rugby competition points have been swiped with a completely new, five team competition to be played out across 10 weeks in New Zealand.
All eyes will be on the Blues as new recruits Beauden Barrett and Dan Carter look to make their Blues debut and light up the new domestic competition.
Read on for fixtures, team lists and odds.
Saturday, June 13
Highlanders: Mitch Hunt, Sam Gilbert, Rob Thompson, Patelesio Tomkinson, Jona Nareki, Josh Ioane, Aaron Smith, Marino Mikaele Tu'u, Dillon Hunt, Shannon Frizell, Josh Dickson, Paripari Parkinson, Siate Tokolahi, Ash Dixon, Ayden Johnstone. Replacements: Liam Coltman, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Jeff Thwaites, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Teariki Ben-Nicholas, Kayne Hammington, Teihorangi Walden, Vilimoni Koroi
Chiefs: Damian McKenzie, Shaun Stevenson, Quinn Tupaea, Anton Leinert-Brown, Sean Wainui, Kaleb Trask, Brad Weber, Pita Gus Sowakula, Lachlan Boshier, Luke Jacobson, Tupou Vaa'I, Mitchell Brown, Nepo Laulala, Samisoni Taukei'aho, Aidan Ross. Reserves: Bradley Slater, Ryan Coxon, Ross Geldenhuys, Naito Ah Kuoi, Dylan Nel, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangu, Aaron Cruden, Eten Nanai-Seturo
Odds: Highlanders $3.10 (+7.5 $1.95) Chiefs $1.38 (-7.5 $1.85)
Sunday, June 14
Blues: Beauden Barrett, Mark Telea, Rieko Ioane, TJ Faiane, Caleb Clarke, Otere Black, Sam Nock, Hoskins Sotutu, Blake Gibson, Tom Robinson, Josh Goodhue, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, James Parsons, Alex Hodgman. Replacements: Kurt Eklund, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, Marcel Renata, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Dalton Papalii, Finlay Christie, Harry Plummer, Matt Duffie.
Hurricanes: Chase Tiatia, Wes Goosen, Vince Aso, Ngani Laumape, Ben Lam, Jackson Garden-Bachop, TJ Perenara, Gareth Evans, Du'Plessis Kirifi, Reed Bishop, Scott Scrafton, James Blackwell, Tyrel Lomax, Dane Coles, Fraser Armstrong. Replacements: Asao Aumua, Tevita Mafileo, Alex Fidow, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Vaea Fifita, Ardie Savea, Jamie Booth, Billy Proctor.
Odds: Blues $1.40 (-6.5 $1.90) Hurricanes $3.00 (+6.5 $1.90)