The Chiefs battled hard for a win, the Lions scraped home and the Brumbies claimed victory despite a player red-carded during Super Rugby matches last night.
Jaguares wing Ramiro Moyano scored a hat-trick as they beat the Sharks 29-13 for a sixth consecutive win.
A depleted Crusaders gave the Hurricanes a lesson in wet-weather rugby to end the visitors' 10-match winning streak with a 24-13 victory in damp conditions in Christchurch last night.
Reds prop and former Wallabies skipper James Slipper has been stood down from all forms of rugby after twice testing positive for cocaine this season.
Blues hooker James Parsons has refuted a Sanzaar statement that he received an apology from Owen Franks.
Crusaders prop Owen Franks has copped a two-week ban for his head-high tackle on Blues hooker James Parsons.
Flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez steered the Jaguares to a fifth consecutive victory as the Argentine franchise matched their record for wins in a Super Rugby season with a crushing 54-24 triumph against the Bulls.
In one respect this was a standard home defeat for the Blues. They were outplayed and out thought in most areas by a fellow Kiwi team and suffered what is now the entirely expected fate of losing.
The Highlanders will have history on their side when they go up against the Waratahs in a crunch game in Sydney tonight.
Blues coach Tana Umaga has been given another year to turn the struggling Super Rugby team around, signing a contract extension that will keep him in charge until the end of the 2019 season.
Rieko Ioane has played every minute of every match for his struggling Super Rugby team this campaign.
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed the government has funded a feasibility study on the establishment of a Pacific Islands Super Rugby team.
Those Lions — they sure are big.
Hayden Parker became the highest-scoring New Zealander in a single Super Rugby match — but it was not for a New Zealand team.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger is still searching for the perfect 80-minute performance but there were more encouraging signs from his team on Saturday night.
Crusaders prop Joe Moody has been accused of a "cheap shot" on Waratah Kurtley Beale during last night's win, and will face a judicial hearing after his return to Super Rugby.
It's not often you see a side go to South Africa and absolutely dominate the battle up front.
Springbok hopeful Warrick Gelant sparked the Bulls to a 39-33 success over the Sharks in their South African Super Rugby derby at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
The Crusaders pulled off the biggest comeback in Super Rugby history to reel in a 29-0 deficit and overhaul the Waratahs in Christchurch last night.
Hayden Parker picked up 36 points as the Sunwolves thrashed the Reds in Tokyo this afternoon.