The Chiefs, who collected their fourth win in a row after beating the Waratahs last Saturday have announced their team to play the Western Force on Friday 6 April (Good Friday) at 11.40 NZ time (7.40 local time).
The Sharks have announced their team for their clash against the Waratahs with some expected changes.
The Hurricanes will play their first home game of the season when the host the Higlanders at the Westpack Stadium.
The Chiefs will look to continue on their impressive run as the host Jake White’s Brumbies.
Only three South African sides are in action in Vodacom Super Rugby this weekend – the first of 2012 that doesn’t include any local derbies.
Three rounds of Super Rugby have dished up everything from the sublime right through to the ridiculous with some yawns in-between.
Peter Grant is back in the number 10 jersey for the Stormers when they host the Blues on Friday.
A controversial late penalty, which sunk the Cheetahs in their clash against the Brumbies, will be investigated by SANZAR.
Jerome Kaino’s Super Rugby season is over because he needs to undergo surgery to repair damage to a shoulder injury sustained in the Blues Round 2 match against the Chiefs.
There has been a lot of controversy following the Bulls defeat last night to the Blues especially the incident that followed after the final try was scored by Björn Basson.
The high-flying Chiefs will take on New Zealand’s most successful Super Rugby team in their make-shift home town of Napier in what promises to be an epic Kiwi derby.
Willem Alberts is back in the starting line-up for the Sharks for their match against the Lions this weekend.
Queensland Reds openside flanker Liam Gill earns his first starting opportunity of 2012 while Wallabies forwards Scott Higginbotham and Saia Faingaa return from injury for Saturday’s round three Super Rugby encounter against the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium.
Lions coach John Mitchell made four changes to his starting lineup against the Sharks in their Super Rugby match in Durban on Saturday.
Jano Vermaak will make his first start for the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday when the home side plays the Blues at Loftus Versfeld.