The Chiefs have replaced the Stormers in the top eight following a convincing 59-8 bonus-point win over the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.
The result moves the Chiefs up to sixth in the overall table at the expense of the Stormers who provisionally drop out of the top eight. The Cape
The Play - Off Picture
This will be the seventh Super Rugby meeting between the Rebels and Chiefs, with the Hamilton side having won five of their previous six encounters including their last two on the bounce.
The Melbourne Rebels have failed to score a first-half point in
The Crusaders consolidated their position at the top of the Super Rugby table courtesy of an emphatic 66-0 win over the Rebels.
The champions were full value for their win as they dominated most facets of play and the Rebels battle to read various attacking variations from their opponents, who ran
The Crusaders have won five of their last six Super Rugby matches against the Rebels (L1), including their last three on the bounce across which they've scored an average of 60 points per game.
Each of the previous nine games between the Crusaders and Rebels in Super Rugby
The 'Tahs have now won their last five previous matches at the home of the Rebels and both of their encounters with Dave Wessels' side this season.
The Waratahs opened the scoring via a first-phase move from a scrum penalty. The ball was swung out from right to left, with Kurtley
The NSW Waratahs have won 14 of their 16 matches against the Rebels in Super Rugby history (L2), including their last five matches on the bounce.
Six of the last eight Australian derbies in Super Rugby have been won by the home team on the day, with two
The Rebels have won all four of their Super Rugby matches against the Sunwolves, scoring an average of 39 points per game against them.
The Sunwolves have lost their last six Super Rugby matches on the bounce at home, the longest losing run on home soil in the
The Bulls have won five of their six Super Rugby meetings with the Rebels (L1), their solitary defeat in that run coming by just one point, at AAMI Park in June 2015.
The Rebels have won four of their last five home games in Super Rugby (L1), the
The Melbourne Rebels claimed a 30-24 victory over the Queensland Reds in an Australian derby at AAMI Park on Friday.
The Reds took a 3-0 lead in the fifth minute when Rebels fly-half Quade Cooper was penalised for offside and opposite number Bryce Hegarty made no mistake from the tee.
The Rebels have won three of their last four Super Rugby matches at home against the Reds (L1), including a 26-point win in their last such fixture, their biggest ever victory over the Reds in the competition.
The Reds have one Super Rugby victory from their last 11