Vince Rugari Queensland Reds have snapped a six-game Super Rugby losing streak with a stirring 18-17 victory over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
The Western Force's losing run stretched to seven games after they suffered a 24-15 defeat to the lowly Cheetahs in Perth on Saturday night.
David Polkinghorne Join David Polkinghorne from 7.40pm as the ACT Brumbies host the Central Cheetahs at Canberra Stadium in round eight of the 2015 Super Rugby season.
The Chiefs have overcome some heavy pressure and poor discipline to grind out a 37-27 Super Rugby win over the Cheetahs in Hamilton, with Sonny Bill Williams looking in good touch on his return from concussion.
Marcell Coetzee scored two tries to lift the Sharks to a comprehensive 27-10 bonus-point victory against the Cheetahs.
Springbok Handre Pollard contributed 29 points as the Bulls once again proved a bogey team for fellow-South Africans the Cheetahs with a 39-20 victory in Super Rugby at Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Blues had the lead late and a chance to win with a dropkick from in front - but all comes to naught.
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein, Saturday 4.10am (AEST)
The Cheetahs shocked the careless Sharks 35-29 on Saturday to win the first South African derby of the Super Rugby season and collect a bonus point at Kings Park.
The Stormers recorded the first shutout of the Super Rugby season as they ran in four tries to comfortably beat the Cheetahs 33-0 at Newlands on Saturday.
Chris Dutton Last year's semi-final triumph in Pretoria will give the Brumbies confidence this week in South Africa.
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies flyhalf Matt Toomua is refusing to get caught up in Wallabies distractions this week.
Chris Dutton The five talking points out of the Brumbies' 27-21 loss to the Free State Cheetahs on Sunday morning.