Watch highlights of Friday’s Vodacom Super Rugby matches, which brought big wins for the Highlanders and Chiefs while the Jaguares sealed second place by beating the Sunwolves.
The Highlanders romped to a 49-12 bonus-point win against the Waratahs in Invercargill on Friday to keep their slim playoff qualifications hopes alive.
Wallabies and Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu has received an AUS$1 300 fine and a six-month licence suspension after a drunk-driving incident.
Former Pumas lock Le Roux Roets has had his contract with the Waratahs terminated by mutual consent after struggling for game time this season.
The Brumbies hammered the Waratahs 35-24 in Sydney on Saturday to secure top spot in the Australian conference.
Tolu Latu will be allowed to continue playing for the Waratahs, despite facing potential jail time after pleading guilty to a drunk-driving charge this week.
Wallabies and Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu has pleaded guilty to drink driving without a valid licence.
John Folau has been granted an immediate release by the Waratahs for personal reasons in an apparent act of solidarity with brother Israel.
Quade Cooper sent a timely reminder to the Wallabies selectors with a composed performance in the Rebels’ 15-20 defeat against the Waratahs in Melbourne on Friday.
The Jaguares seized control of the South African conference with a hard-fought 23-15 win over the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.