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Canterbury will meet Tasman in the Mitre 10 Cup final next week after winning their respective semi-finals on Sunday.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has called up Sevens star Rieko Ioane for their November tour of the USA and Europe.
RC Enisei continued with their fine start to the tournament when they beat the Dragons while Gloucester, Edinburgh, Brive and Ospreys won.
Ulster picked up their first win of their Champions Cup pool campaign in dramatic fashion as a late drop-goal saw them beat Exeter 19-18.
Several promising players have been included in the Springbok squad for their fixture against the Barbarians on November 5 at Wembley.
Saracens backed up last week’s Champions Cup win at Toulon with a 44-26 bonus-point victory over the Scarlets at Allianz Park on Saturday.
Clermont made it two bonus-point wins out of two in the Champions Cup as they beat Bordeaux-Bègles 49-33 at Stade Marcel Michelin.
Castres made a statement of intent when they beat Northampton 41-7 in their Champions Cup clash at the Stade Pierre Antoine on Saturday.
Free State Cheetahs finished their season on a high when they beat the Blue Bulls 36-16 in the Currie Cup Final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Munster got their campaign off to a fine start when they claimed a 38-17 victory over Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park on Saturday.