The Team of the Week contains players from nine different teams including four Crusaders and two from each of the Sharks, Stormers and Blues. Player of the Week is Cobus Wiese whose work rate against the Crusaders was immense.
The Sharks were held to a 24-24 draw with the Waratahs in an error-ridden Super Rugby contest at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
The Lions made it three wins out of three in Super Rugby as they eased past the Bulls in the second-half, winning 49-35 in Pretoria.
The Hurricanes got their campaign back on track when they beat the Jaguares 34-9 in their Super Rugby encounter in Buenos Aires.
The Crusaders kept intact their unbeaten home record against the Stormers with a 45-28 victory at AMI Park in Christchurch on Saturday.
A hat-trick from Jack Maddocks inspired the Rebels to a 37-17 bonus-point victory over the Sunwolves at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium.
The Reds claimed their first win of the Super Rugby campaign when they beat the Brumbies 18-10 Friday's Australian derby in Brisbane.
The injury-hit Chiefs continued their dominant run over the Blues with a thrilling 27-21 victory in their Super Rugby encounter in Auckland.
The Chiefs will be hunting for a peculiar slice of history this weekend when they travel to Eden Park to face the Blues, looking for what would be a 13th game without loss against the Auckland club.
SA Rugby has confirmed that Rassie Erasmus will spearhead a streamlined but experienced Springbok management team until the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week 3 of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
All Blacks and Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett has announced his retirement from international rugby with this year also to be his last season of Super Rugby with the Crusaders.
The Team of the Week contains players from nine different teams including four Sunwolves, two Waratahs and the lock pairing from the Bulls. Player of the Week is Lions flyer Aphiwe Dyantyi.
The Lions outshone the Jaguares at Emirates Airline Park in Saturday's Super Rugby clash, running in seven tries in a dominant 47-27 victory.
The Bulls claimed a tremendous scalp in their first Super Rugby game of 2018, beating the Hurricanes 21-19 at Loftus Versfeld.
The Brumbies got their 2018 campaign off to a positive start when they secured a 32-25 victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo.
The Crusaders continued where they left off in 2017 when they claimed a hard-fought 45-23 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch.
Ned Hanigan's last-minute five-pointer secured the Waratahs a hard-fought 34-27 victory over the Stormers in Sydney.
The Melbourne Rebels claimed a record-breaking 45-19 victory over the Queensland Reds in their Super Rugby opener at AAMI Park on Friday.
The Highlanders made a fine start to their Super Rugby campaign when they claimed a 41-34 victory over the Blues in Dunedin.