The Cheetahs battled their way to a close-fought 19-17 win over the Bulls in their second round Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked clash in Bloemfontein.
New teams and new faces in Super Rugby Unlocked, so how did they fare?
The Bulls made a winning start to their Super Rugby Unlocked campaign as they recorded a 30-23 victory over the Griquas at Loftus Versfeld.
The Toyota Cheetahs scored an impressive 53-31 opening win over the Phakisa Pumas in Bloemfontein, scoring eight tries in a dominant display.
The Sharks had to survive a late onslaught but opened their Super Rugby Unlocked campaign with a narrow 19-16 win over the Lions at Kings Park Stadium on Friday.
The South African edition of Super Rugby is set to feature seven teams and we look at the history of derbies among those who have competed in the past...
Hot on the heels of Aotearoa (NZ) and Australia (AU) South Africa Rugby has announced the schedule for the seven-team, seven-week Super Rugby Unlocked.
The Brumbies were the front runners and claimed the title in a tournament that grew better and better... the stats have revealed the TOTS
The Brumbies had to hold on until the very end before securing a 28-23 victory over the Reds as Super Rugby AU came to a thrilling conclusion in Canberra.
The Brumbies and Reds have been the two most entertaining outfits of the competition but who will prevail as both teams know each other so well...
There are 16 new faces in the Wallaby squad and they have been some of the top performers in the Super Rugby AU...
The Reds will face the Brumbies in the final of Super Rugby AU after producing an excellent display to defeat the Rebels 25-13 at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
SANZAAR has announced that The Rugby Championship 2020 will be played in Australia, in November and December this year.
Success in Finals rugby is not straight forward and hard to achieve. Let's look at the success of Super Rugby teams at the sharp end of the season...
The Reds ended the regular Super Rugby AU season in fine style by overcoming leaders Brumbies 26-7 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Rebels secured a dramatic last-minute 34-30 victory over the Force on Saturday to book their place in the Super Rugby AU play-offs.
The ability to score tries from all facets of the game is important but one part of the game seems to be dominating... and who does it best?
Reds' fly-half James O'Connor has become the first player top score 100 points for three different Super Rugby teams... and remind Wallaby selectors of his talent
The Brumbies secured top spot with victory in RD #9 thanks to some top performances and will host the Final, the Reds are finals bound but Rebels need a big win to end Waratahs season...
The Rebels suffered a 38-32 defeat to the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday but could still qualify for the Super Rugby AU play-offs.