The Sharks remained top of the South African conference with an impressive 37-23 Super 15 victory over the Lions at Kings Park on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulls snatched a late bonus point as they claimed a 38-22 Super Rugby win over the Blues in Pretoria.
The boot of Tom Taylor earned the Crusaders their first win of the new Super Rugby season as they saw off the Stormers 14-13.
The Western Force claimed their first try bonus point in two years as Matt Hodgson inspired a 32-7 win over Melbourne Rebels.
The ACT Brumbies galloped over a fumbling Hurricanes side to post a scrappy 29-21 win in the Super Rugby match in Wellington.
The Queensland Reds held off the Cheetahs 43-33 in their Super Rugby match to ensure the South African side remained winless.
Australia flanker David Pocock will miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery for the second time in 12 months.
Wallabies flanker David Pocock has been ruled out of the rest of the Super Rugby season.
Round-up: Jacques-Louis Potgieter kicked 20 points to inspire the Bulls to a 25-17 victory over the Lions.
The Chiefs overcame a slow start to swarm all over a dogged Highlanders side and post a 21-19 victory in a Super Rugby match in Hamilton on Saturday.
Full-back Israel Folau maintained his red hot form with a brace of tries as the New South Wales Waratahs crushed the Queensland Reds.
Richie McCaw is expected to be sidelined for at least eight weeks of the Super Rugby season after fracturing his thumb.
South Africa's Stormers earned a 19-18 victory over the Wellington Hurricanes at Newlands.
The Melbourne Rebels have plucked another recruit from Japan, signing New Zealand-born international Male Sau for the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The Melbourne Rebels opened their Super Rugby season in style with five tries and a dominant 35-14 win over the visiting Cheetahs on Friday.
Extra teams in a revamped Super Rugby competition slated for 2016 will actually mean less games in the season rather than more.