The Waratahs host the Bulls in what promises to be an explosive encounter at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Saturday.
Searching for a breakthrough in a bleak season, bottom side the Stormers host the upstart Lions this weekend in Newlands.
Blues and All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu has been ruled out of Friday night's match against the Hurricanes through injury.
Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side has not lost any of their drive despite experiencing a losing streak in recent weeks with two consecutive defeats on home soil.
The Hurricanes ground out an entertaining 39-20 win over the Blues on Friday in Wellington for their fourth win of the season.
The Rebels did enough to overcome the Force and win 22-16 as the two Australian sides faced off, ending the Western Australians remarkable winning run.
When New Zealand’s five Super Rugby teams run on to the field for their Round 15 matches in May, every side will feature an entire squad of new names - complete rugby unknowns, lining up for the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders.
The Force will be hoping to make it six wins in a row when they run out at AAMI Park for this derby against an out-of-form Rebels outfit on Friday.
Israel Folau will make a return to action at fullback for the showdown with the Bulls at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night, in the Waratahs’ Easter Family Funday.
Towering lock Adam Coleman and scrumhalf Ian Prior will make their first appearances in the starting XV when the Force takes on the Rebels at Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Good Friday.
Chiefs utility back Mils Muliaina has been ruled out for the rest of the defending champions' Super Rugby campaign due to injury.
Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has made three changes to his starting XV to play the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday.
A try-fest would appear to be on the cards when the Hurricanes and the Blues face off on Friday at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is back in the Stormers line-up in one five changes to the team for Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Lions at Newlands.
Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has made seven changes to the starting XV for Friday night’s crunch match with the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium.
Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe has been passed fit to face the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday and will lead the team for their third tour match to Australasia.
The Cheetahs will face the Sharks in a local Super Rugby derby this weekend with veteran loose forward Heinrich Brussow back in the mix after he's recovered from injury.
Rebels coach Tony McGahan has admitted his desire to recruit an experienced playmaker from one of their Australian rivals.
Sharks back-row Jean Deysel will leave the franchise at the end of the Super Rugby season to join Japanese top league club, Toyota Verblitz on a two-year deal.
If Piri Weepu had his way he’d be out on the field with his Blues teammates taking on the Hurricanes on Friday night.
Ihaia West has been called into the Blues squad to replace the injured Baden Kerr who has been ruled out for the rest of the season.
Cardiff Blues have confirmed the signing of utility forward Jarrad Hoeata from the Highlanders. He will join after the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The growing legend of the ‘Honey Badger’ and his meat chasing antics might be the talk of 2014 Super Rugby so far, but the Force fan favourite isn't the only player to excite the crowds.
The Sharks moved back to the top of the Super Rugby table on Saturday as they edged a dour South African derby against the Lions 25-12 at Ellis Park.
The Force's superb recent form continued when they secured a 28-16 victory over the Waratahs in Perth on Saturday.
The Chiefs staved off a late fightback from the Rebels before claiming a hard-fought 22-16 victory in Hamilton on Saturday evening.
Enjoying their best ever start to a Super Rugby season, a flying Western Force side will face the Waratahs this Saturday at nib Stadium in Perth.
The Chiefs are on a poor run of three games without a win after slow starts cost them dear in recent games, which will give the Rebels hope on Saturday.
Brumbies captain Ben Mowen said he was "extremely pleased" with their 23-20 win over Australian rivals the Reds at Suncorp Stadium on Friday.
Highlanders co-captain and fullback Ben Smith praised his side's defensive effort during Friday's 27-20 victory over the Bulls in Dunedin.
Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has been ruled out of Saturday night’s match against the Force in Perth by the ARU, following further medical advice regarding his injury.
The Reds suffered back-to-back home Super Rugby defeats against Aussie rivals as they went down 23-20 to the Brumbies in Brisbane on Friday.
The Highlanders moved provisionally fifth in the Super Rugby table after they beat the Bulls 27-20 on Friday night in Dunedin.
SuperRugby.com, in partnership with Opta Statistics, look at some key numbers we have seen so far throughout the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The Reds are fast approaching a win-or-bust scenario when they look to hit back from last week's loss in a derby clash with the Brumbies on Friday.
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 23-man team to take on the Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday evening.
Rebels' head coach Tony McGahan has shown faith in his side following their tight loss to the Highlanders last Friday, making just two changes.
Outside centre Marcel Brache earns his first opportunity in the starting line-up when the Force take on the Waratahs at nib Stadium this Saturday.
The top-of-the-log Sharks' XV remains unchanged for this Saturday night's Super Rugby clash with the Lions in Durban.
Todd Blackadder has named his team to play the Cheetahs this weekend and welcomes Kieran Read back to the squad who has recovered from a head knock.
Highlanders' head coach Jamie Joseph has named his side to face the Bulls at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday night.
The Chiefs have made eight changes to their starting line-up to face the Rebels in what will be their first match at Waikato Stadium since Round 5.
Waratahs fullback Israel Folau will make his Super Rugby return against the Force on Saturday after being sidelined for two weeks with a throat injury.
Tom Staniforth will make his Super Rugby debut at lock when the Brumbies head to Brisbane to turn the tables on the Reds this Friday night.
SANZAR has completed an investigation into the alleged conduct of Waratahs' head coach Michael Cheika during the Sharks v Waratahs match.
The Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed head coach Mark Hammett will not be seeking reappointment beyond the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The Cheetahs have named their squad to tackle the Crusaders after last week's pulsating draw with the Chiefs in Bloemfontein.
The Hurricanes will begin the long process to appoint their fifth head coach after Mark Hammett confirmed he would not seek re-appointment.
We are not even halfway through the season, but for a few teams a make or break period approaches, and key matches could ultimately determine their fate.
Reds head coach Richard Graham has made two changes to his starting side to face the Brumbies this Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.