Aaron Cruden kicked 17 points as the Chiefs did enough to see off the Cheetahs 37-27 in Hamilton on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Waratahs beat the Blues 23-11 in a scrappy match in Sydney on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Lions ended their Australasian tour on a high with a thrilling 18-17 win over the Reds in Brisbane on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Hurricanes overcame a half-time deficit to defeat the Rebels 36-12 in Wellington on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
An inspirational physical performance by Schalk Burger will improve the Stormers' chances of victory in Dunedin this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Vodacom Bulls will need to hold their own at the set pieces if they're to beat the Crusaders at Loftus on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Ryan Kankowski must use the Sharks' dominance up front to make his mark against the Force in Durban on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Cheetahs will need Joe Pietersen to execute accurately if they're to prevent another drubbing in Hamilton on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Lions will be looking for another big performance from captain Warren Whiteley against the Reds in Brisbane, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Blues need Jerome Kaino to disrupt the Waratahs if they are to get that elusive first win of the season in Sydney on Saturday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.