It is do or die time in the Harvey Norman Super Rugby AU competition, as the ACT Brumbies host the Western Force in an attempt to win a second straight title.
The Crusaders proved much too strong for the Blues with a 29-6 victory in Super Rugby Aotearoa action in Christchurch on Sunday.
The Rebels saw two red cards but still managed to finish the season on a high as they hung on for a 36-25 victory over the Waratahs in Sydney.
The Western Force will play the Brumbies in the Super Rugby AU semi-final after securing a superb 30-27 comeback victory over the table-topping Reds in Perth.
Damian McKenzie kicked the Chiefs into the Super Rugby Aotearoa final with a thrilling victory over the Hurricanes on Friday.
Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed the final schedule for the inaugural Super Rugby Trans-Tasman that kicks off on 14 May.
The Brumbies fought hard to defeat the Rebels 26-20 in their Super Rugby AU clash at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Sunday.
Flyhalf Domingo Miotti struck a penalty deep into stoppage time as the Western Force snatched a dramatic 31-30 victory over the Waratahs in Perth on Saturday.
The Chiefs made it four wins in a row with a dramatic 26-25 victory over the Crusaders at the FMG Stadium, as Damien McKenzie's boot came up trumps once again.
The Blues were made to pay for their lapses in discipline as the Highlanders secured a well-deserved 35-29 victory at the Forsyth Barr Stadium.
In a major step for Pacific Island rugby, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a planned new competition next year.
The Crusaders claimed a dramatic 30-27 Super Rugby Aotearoa victory over the Hurricanes on Sunday as David Havili slotted a dropkick in golden point extra time.
The Reds did just enough to defeat the Brumbies in a nail-biter in their Super Rugby AU clash at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
Damien McKenzie sealed a dramatic 26-23 victory for the Chiefs at the Forsyth Barr Stadium after nailing a long-range penalty in extra time.
The Western Force secured an unlikely 16-15 victory over the Rebels at AAMI Park on Saturday, as the Rebels were made to pay the ultimate price for their lack of killer instinct.
The Queensland Reds made it six wins from six in this season's Super Rugby AU competition with a comprehensive 44-19 victory over the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.
After two straight defeats, the Blues returned to winning ways in Super Rugby Aotearoa with a hard-fought 27-17 victory over the Hurricanes in Auckland.
The Brumbies were pushed to their limits at the SCG on Friday as they edged out the Waratahs 24-22 in a hard-fought battle.
The Highlanders broke a run of seven straight defeats against the Crusaders with an incredible 33-12 victory in Christchurch.
The NSW Waratahs and Head Coach Rob Penney have parted ways with Assistant Coaches, Gilmore and Whitaker, named as interim Head Coaches.