The Stormers must avoid a 'bye-week hangover' if they are to beat the Rebels at Newlands and take control of the South African conference.
Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we select the men who stood out during Round Twelve of Super Rugby.
The Rebels claimed their first ever Super Rugby victory over the Chiefs on Saturday as they held on to win 16-15 in Melbourne.
Rebels flanker Jordy Reid will make his first Super Rugby start for 2015, in one of two changes to the starting lineup to face the...
Melbourne Rebels flyer Sefanaia Naivalu has signed a contract extension keeping him at the club through to 2017.
Three tries to one gave the Waratahs a nervous victory over the Rebels in the Sydney rain on Saturday, sneaking home by 18-16.
Second faces third in the Australian conference this Saturday as the Waratahs look to back up their win in Melbourne with a home victory....
Rebels boss Tony McGahan has re-introduced Sam Jeffries and Dom Shipperley, as he named his team to face the Waratahs.
Loosehead prop Toby Smith has signed a new contract with the Melbourne Rebels keeping him at the club until 2017.
The Brumbies' position at the top of the Australian Super Rugby conference is under threat after going down 13-8 to the Rebels on Saturday....
A patched-up Brumbies side will look to bounce back from last week's narrow loss to the Blues when they host the Rebels in Canberra.
Rebels head coach Tony McGahan has shown faith in the 23 who defeated the Reds at AAMI Park a fortnight ago.
The Rebels picked up their first home win of the Super Rugby season on Friday as they beat a 14-man Reds side 23-15 in Melbourne.
With just three wins between them in 12 games so far this year, the Melbourne Rebels host the Reds in Super Rugby on Friday.
Rebels head coach Tony McGahan has made just two changes to his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Reds in Melbourne.
Rebels prop Laurie Weeks has avoided surgery after injuring his knee against the Hurricanes, but will be out for eight weeks.
Extending their record to six wins from six games, the Hurricanes defence sealed a 36-12 win over the Melbourne Rebels.