Dane Coles' classy cameo against the Brumbies should be enough to get him a green light in Johannesburg.
OPINION: Surely the Super Rugby playoffs should be refereed by neutrals.
Chiefs could cover more than 40,000km in the air during Super Rugby playoffs if they make the final.
OPINION: When is the real Beauden Barrett going to show up in 2017, asks Marc Hinton.
It didn't cost them against the Highlanders, but Richie Mo'unga knows missed kicks could end the Crusaders' season.
Not playing a NZ team yet in 2017 will cost the Lions against the Hurricanes, Springboks great says.
Glen Jackson is not exactly a favourite of Crusaders fans. Now he will control the Super Rugby semi against the Chiefs.
No team has travelled from South Africa to New Zealand, then won a playoff match since 1998.
Playing on the road finished them off this year, so chasing home playoff games is a priority.
Talk that Super Rugby quarterfinal between Crusaders and Highlanders should have been postponed dismissed by Crusaders boss.
When is a yellow not a yellow? Here are some of the big calls which have created a stir this year.
OPINION: Michael Cheika won't be shedding any tears over the early end to Australia's Super Rugby year to forget.
Super Rugby's top try-scorer is on the plane to South Africa and it might spell trouble for Julian Savea.
Below their best but through, jetlagged Chiefs forwards face a mighty battle against Crusaders.
Joe Moody doesn't score tries. So when he finally did, he couldn't believe his water-bunged ear drums.
Departing Highlanders coach doesn't want it to end like that, a tenure dying with a whimper in the rain.
Two Chiefs semis, two losses. Kieran Read knows he can't beat his chest just yet.
They were three minutes from a home semi, now the Canes face 14 hours locked in a plane.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown says referees are "getting a lot of calls wrong" after controversial yellow card.
A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.