Exeter Chiefs will take on Harlequins in the Premiership final next weekend after they saw off Sale Sharks 40-30 in their semi-final on Saturday.
Harlequins fought back from being 28-0 down to defeat Bristol Bears 43-36 in extra-time as they booked their place in the Premiership final.
The Blues finished their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman campaign on a high when they beat the Highlanders 23-15 in Saturday’s final at Eden Park.
Faf de Klerk feels South Africa’s inactivity will be overcome by their World Cup “connection” ahead of their upcoming series with the Lions.
Here are the highlights from the Blues’ 23-15 triumph over the Highlanders in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final in Auckland on Saturday.
Exeter Chiefs star Sam Simmonds has been crowned the Premiership Player of the Season, beating Marcus Smith and Dave Ewers to the gong.
Lions kicking coach Neil Jenkins believes latecomers to the squad will have plenty of catching up to do ahead of the tour to South Africa.
Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria and Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg will host next month’s internationals between South Africa and Georgia.
Harlequins star and England prospect Marcus Smith will enjoy their Premiership semi-final against Bristol as he looks to make the final.
The PRO14 Rainbow Cup final takes place on Saturday when Italian side Benetton clash with South African outfit the Bulls at Stadio Di Monigo.