Saracens qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup despite going down 18-6 against Clermont at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday.
Defending champions Panasonic Wild Knights defeated Frans Steyn's Toshiba Brave Lupus 50-15 in the second Top League semi-final.
Piet van Zyl grabbed a brace as the Vodacom Bulls defeated the Cheetahs 30-13 in their first pre-season match in Polokwane on Saturday.
The Western Force defeated the Brumbies 31-21 in their first pre-season fixture at the McGillivray Oval on Friday.
Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper will be sidelined for up to three months after suffering a fractured collar bone during training.
Force wing Nick Cummins will miss the early part of the Vodacom Super Rugby season after having minor surgery on his ankle.
Wallabies back Israel Folau is hoping to make a shift to outside centre during the Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Marcell Coetzee says the added depth in the Sharks squad will allow for better rotation this season.
Sale Sharks flyhalf Danny Cipriani has been included in Stuart Lancaster's 34-man training squad ahead of the Six Nations.
Kurt Coleman will start at flyhalf for the Stormers' opening warm-up match against the SWD Eagles in George on Saturday.
Take a look at who's playing in the pre-season matches in the buildup to the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
All the warm-up matches leading up to the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
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Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Test matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.
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