Israel Folau courted more controversy by following up an anti-gay sermon on Sunday with a social-media post proclaiming that he works for God.
Jaco Peyper will officiate the quarter-final between the Crusaders and Highlanders, while the Vodacom Bulls and Sharks will have neutral referees in charge of their respective playoff games.
Toulouse prop Maks van Dyk cheekily made a special request to French president Emmanuel Macron during Saturday’s pre-final players presentation in Paris.
Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am’s 82nd-minute winner against the Stormers is awarded try of the week for Vodacom Super Rugby Round 18.
Highlights of France’s 20-7 victory over the Junior Springboks in the U20 Championship semi-finals in Rosario on Monday.
The stats and facts for the Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-finals this weekend.
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was bitterly disappointed after his side went down to France in the U20 Championship semi-final in Rosario on Monday.
Was New Zealand U20 replacement Samipeni Finau fortunate to only be yellow-carded for this tackle during their 8-7 loss to Wales U20 on Monday?
Vodacom Bulls centre Jesse Kriel is expected to start against the Hurricanes in the quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday.
The Cheetahs have been drawn with defending champions Leinster in Conference A for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 Pro14 seasons.