All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has included 10 uncapped players in a 38-man training squad to attend two camps ahead of next month's three-Test home series against France.
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)
Monthati Molosankwe Skipper Luke Watson and fly-half Demetri Catrakilis starred as Southern Kings put a three-week Super Rugby nightmare behind them by defeating the Highlanders 34-27 on Saturday.
Paul Cully The strong form of the Australian Super Rugby sides has been recognised at the highest level across the ditch, with All Blacks coach Steve Hansen admitting on Monday: "This is a tricky year for us."
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)
AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)
Eden Park, Auckland, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)
Chris Dutton The Brumbies take on the Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
Chris Dutton Highlanders captain Andrew Hore fears a sub-par performance against the Southern Kings will spark the ACT Brumbies back to their best on Friday night.
Chris Dutton The Brumbies will hope an 11-point win in Dunedin will be the turning point for their season.
Paul Cully There are a few dark clouds in the land of the long white one.
The Hurricanes prevailed in a tight contest for a second week in a row, downing the Highlanders 23-19 on Friday in Dunedin to record their second Super Rugby victory of the season.
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Friday 5:35pm (AEDT)
Super Rugby defending champions the Chiefs condemned the winless Highlanders to a fourth defeat with a straightforward 19-7 win on Friday in Hamilton.
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)
Richard Shute Join RugbyHeaven as the Queensland Reds seek to break the Dunedin hoodoo against the winless Highlanders.
The Queensland Reds finally busted their Dunedin hoodoo with a nerve-wracking 34-33 Super Rugby win over the Highlanders on Friday night.
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)
Richard Knowler This has been no ordinary week at Camp Crusaders.
The Cheetahs recorded their first ever Super Rugby win over the Highlanders with a comprehensive 36-19 victory at Rugby Park in Invercargill on Saturday night.