The Bulls bounced back for their first win in this year's Currie Cup competition with a 30-25 victory over the Kings at Loftus.
Counties-Manukau kept their hands on the Ranfurly Shield after seeing off Otago 29-25 at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe on Saturday.
Wellington went down to their second loss of the ITM Cup season on Saturday as they were hammered 35-5 by Northland in Whangarei.
Under-pressure Toulouse turned it on to comfortably see off Castres 35-6 at Ernest Wallon and move top of the Top 14.
The All Blacks and Wallabies sought pre-match talks with referee Romain Poite on Friday ahead of their Bledisloe Cup rematch.
The Pumas secured their second win of the Currie Cup season on Friday, beating the Griquas 33-15 at Mbombela Stadium.
Former Springbok captain John Smit disagrees with England skipper Chris Robshaw stepping down at Harlequins.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann has been forced to withdraw fly-half Jaco van der Walt from his side to face Western Province.
Steve Mafi has thanked the players, officials and supporters of Leicester Tigers after confirming his return to Australia.
Tasman have made just one change to their starting line-up for Sunday's clash with Bay of Plenty in Tauranga.
Auckland coach Paul Feeney has made one injury-enforced change for Sunday's clash with Manawatu in Palmerston North.
Ihaia West was Hawke's Bay's hero after landing a drop goal which gave his side a 29-26 win over Taranaki in Napier on Friday.
Canterbury's superb start to the season continued after they claimed a deserved 58-27 victory over Waikato in Hamilton on Friday.
Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton has been offered a new four-year contract with Top 14 side Racing Métro.
Wellington will welcome the return of some experienced players for their clash with Northland in Whangarei on Saturday.
Counties Manukau have announced their team to play Otago in their first ITM Cup Ranfurly Shield match, in Pukekohe on Saturday.
If the recent past is anything to go by, South Africa will have to pass a stern test in order to seal victory in Argentina on Saturday....