A much-changed Springbok side got the defence of their Rugby Championship title off to an impressive start with a bonus-point win over Argentina on Saturday.
Look back at the match highlights as New Zealand racked up a record score against Australia to lock-up the Bledisloe Cup for a 19th straight year.
From scuffles, brutal defence, off-field controversies, moments of individual brilliance to a fairytale ending, the Test series between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions had it all. Check out this tribute to one of the most physical series in recent rugby history.
A moment of magic from Cheslin Kolbe and composed place kicking late on from Morne Steyn saw the Springboks seal a memorable series victory over the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town.
The Springboks set up a series decider against the British & Irish Lions next weekend after defeating the tourists in a tense and controversial second Test in Cape Town on Saturday.
With just a couple days to go until the Boks face off against the British & Irish Lions again, look back at highlights from the iconic second Test in 2009.
The Bulls moved to second place on the Currie Cup log after scoring six tries in their victory over a young Lions side at Loftus Versfeld this past Sunday.
Tristan Leyds scored a brace of tries and Evan Roos put in another standout performance as Western Province got back to winning ways with a bonus-point victory over the Pumas in Nelspruit.
The British & Irish Lions overturned a nine-point deficit in the second half to claim an all-important win over the Springboks in the first Test of the three-match series in Cape Town.
The British & Irish Lions scored seven unanswered tries at the Cape Town Stadium, as they outclassed the Stormers in their final warm-up match ahead of the Test series against the Springboks.