With dry condition forecast for Saturday, Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has predicted an exciting clash against South Africa at Newlands.
Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has made three changes to his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Bulls in Bloemfontein.
France hooker Dimitri Szarzewski is almost certain to miss the November Tests after injuring knee ligaments over the weekend.
Leicester hooker Tom Youngs and Gloucester centre Henry Trinder have both been sidelined after suffering shoulder injuries.
WP coach Allister Coetzee has made just one change for his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Pumas in Nelspruit.
Test action returns this week with the fifth round of SANZAR's Rugby Championship taking centre stage once again.
France have called Toulon loose forward Virgile Bruni into their training squad for ahead of the November internationals.
Captain and flanker Deon Stegmann is back in the Blue Bulls' starting XV to face the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
New Leinster lock Kane Douglas is set to make his debut for the Irish province against Cardiff Blues at the RDS Arena on Friday.
Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made four changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Griquas in Kimberley.
All Blacks pivot Beauden Barrett is aware of the significance of the chance which he has before him over the next two weeks.
The Ospreys have announced that back-row Tyler Ardron has signed a new three-year contract with the region.
Bok scrum coach Pieter de Villiers feels his charges could control the set-piece against Australia at Newlands on Saturday.
Wallabies scrum-half Will Genia believes the Springboks will be highly motivated when the teams clash in Cape Town on Saturday.
Senior All Blacks, centre Conrad Smith and hooker Keven Mealamu said they felt let down by fly-half Aaron Cruden's behaviour.
Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the players that stood out from the crowd over the weekend.
Clermont's international centres Wesley Fofana and Jonathan Davies are both expected to return for this weekend's Top 14 clash.