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The Chiefs claimed their eighth successive win over Australian sides with a 39-27 victory over the Waratahs at Waikato Stadium on Saturday.
The Jaguares made it six wins in a row on Friday as they saw off the Sharks 29-13 in Buenos Aires to cut the gap on the Lions to two points.
Montpellier moved a step closer to their first ever French championship after a dominant 40-14 triumph over Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.
The Premiership and PRO14 finals take place this weekend, while the Top 14 has reached the last-four stage.
England coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play the Barbarians for the Quilter Cup at Twickenham, with Elliot Daly starting at full-back.
Leinster and reigning PRO14 champions the Scarlets will fight it out to be crowned title winners at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.
The Rebels proved too strong for the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby clash as they secured a convincing 40-13 win in Melbourne on Friday.
The best two teams this season, Exeter Chiefs and Saracens, clash in a battle to become Premiership champions at Twickenham on Saturday.
Beno Obano will miss a year of rugby after suffering multiple ligament and hamstring tendon damage whilst attending an England session.
The Crusaders continued with their fine recent form when they claimed a deserved 24-13 victory over the Hurricanes in Christchurch on Friday.
Australian rugby’s Illicit Drugs Policy will be reviewed, as discussion swirls around the need for confidentiality over positive drug tests.
Highlanders wing Tevita Nabura has been banned for six weeks after he was found guilty of foul play in Saturday’s clash with the Waratahs.
Fifth will take on first in the South African Conference this Saturday as the struggling Stormers look to salvage some pride against the Lions.
The Bulls will be looking to bounce back after last weekend’s defeat to the Jaguares when they host a struggling Brumbies outfit on Saturday.
The Reds and Highlanders will be determined to get their respective campaigns back on track when they face off in Brisbane this Saturday.
The Chiefs will be looking for their eighth successive victory against Australian sides when they host the Waratahs in Hamilton on Saturday.
The Top 14 has reached the semi-final stage and it is fair to say few would have predicted these last-four games on Friday and Saturday.
Retiring flanker Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe has been given the honour of captaining the Barbarians against England on Sunday.
With the Premiership and PRO14 reaching its conclusion this coming weekend, we take a look at the best bets from those encounters.
Brumbies head coach Dan McKellar has made two changes to his side for their Super Rugby game against the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.