JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the first four matches in round five of the competition.
Francois Venter will return from injury to lead the Cheetahs against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Jan Serfontein and Jesse Kriel will start in the midfield for the Bulls against the Blues in Auckland.
Seabelo Senatla will start on the left wing for the DHL Stormers against the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday.
Winger Luther Obi has ended his contract with the Bulls to join the Cheetahs.
The Bulls captain says his side can lift their intensity by correcting the technical errors in their game.
DHL Stormers centre Huw Jones has been ruled out for four to five months after tearing his hamstring while playing for Scotland.
Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper has been suspended for three weeks after being red carded against the Lions at Ellis Park.
Handré Pollard says the Bulls are 'really excited to play the New Zealand sides'.
Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe and Pieter-Steph du Toit will be rested as per the Bok management plan for the Stormers' match against the Sunwolves in Singapore.
CRAIG LEWIS picks a form South African XV based on performances in round four of Super Rugby.
The Bulls prop sings for his teammates ahead of the Sunwolves game.
The LIons assistant coach says the 19-year-old winger is 'something else'.
Stormers captain Siya Kolisi is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.
SA Rugby should be doing everything in its power to dissuade Lions coach Johan Ackermann from taking up an offer to head overseas, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
South African teams need to start beating their New Zealand counterparts on a regular basis for the Springboks to feature in the World Cup-contender conversation, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SIMON BORCHARDT says the Cheetahs deserve to keep their Super Rugby status, and identifies three teams that should be axed.
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