This game is a Strength Factor Challenge game for Auckland
Strength Factor Challenge
Strength Factor Challenge (SFC) games are designed to allow lower ranked teams to improve their strength factor against a higher level opposition, without the risk of poor game points for their opposition. Read all about our SFC programme here
Game Points Explained
Game Points (gp) are calculated from the result of the game combined with the strength factor of the opposition. The stronger the opposition, the more game points can be earnt. More information on how gp is calculated can be found in our Rankings Policy
Did you know? This is the only time these teams have played each other in their history!