Josh Ioane scored 12 points in a nine-try thriller as the Highlanders beat the Blues 35-29 in Dunedin on Friday.
David Havili kicked the game-winning drop goal in extra-time as the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes 30-27 in Wellington on Sunday.
The Blues backed their defence to quell the Hurricanes 27-17 in Super Rugby Aotearoa action at Eden Park on Saturday.
Flyhalf Mitch Hunt kicked 18 points as the depleted Highlanders streaked to a record 33-12 win against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday.
Seabelo Senatla is one of several experienced players to start for the Stormers in their final Preparation Series clash against the Lions in Cape Town on Saturday.
Jordie Barrett handed the Hurricanes their first win of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season, scoring all the points in a 30-19 demolition of the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.
The Lions travel to the Republic of Cape Town to take on the Stormers on Saturday, what will the outcome be?
Rabz Maxwane will start his first game of the Preparation Series when the Lions travel to Cape Town to face the Stormers on Saturday.
Take a look at how all the match-day squads shape up ahead of the third-round fixtures in the Six Nations this weekend.
Take a look at how all the match-day squads shape up ahead of the second-round fixtures in the Six Nations this weekend.