It’s a bit late (I overslept!) but here are your Saturday kick-off times and line-ups.

**Highlanders v Crusaders** (Saturday 08h35)

**Highlanders**: 15 Ben Smith (captain), 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Malakai Fekitoa, 12 Jason Emery, 11 Patrick Osborne, 10 Lima Sopoaga, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Nasi Manu (captain), 7 John Hardie, 6 Elliot Dixon, 5 Joe Wheeler, 4 Tom Franklin, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Josh Hohneck.

Replacements: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Kane Hames, 18 Ma’afu Fia, 19 Mark Reddish, 20 Dan Pryor, 21 Fumiaki Tanaka, 22 Trent Renata, 23 Marty Banks.

**Crusaders**: 15 Israel Dagg, 14 Robbie Fruean, 13 Kieron Fonotia, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11 Johnny McNicholl, 10 Colin Slade, 9 Mitchell Drummond, 8 Luke Whitelock, 7 Matt Todd (captain), 6 Richie McCaw, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Luke Romano, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Ben Funnell, 1 Wyatt Crockett.

Replacements: 16 Codie Taylor, 17 Joe Moody, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Dominic Bird, 20 Jordan Taufua, 21 Billy Guyton, 22 Tom Taylor, 23 Nafi Tuitavake.

**Reds v Western Force** (Saturday 10h40)

**Reds**: 15 Lachie Turner, 14 Chris Kuridrani, 13 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 12 Samu Kerevi, 11 Campbell Magnay, 10 James O’Connor, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Adam Thomson, 5 James Horwill, 4 Marco Kotze, 3 Sam Talakai, 2 Saia Fainga’a, 1 James Slipper (captain).

Replacements: 16 James Hanson, 17 Ben Daley, 18 Sef Faagase, 19 Tom Murday, 20 Curtis Browning, 21 Nick Frisby, 22 Sam Johnson, 23 Tom Banks.

**Western Force**: 15 Zack Holmes, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Kyle Godwin, 12 Solomoni Rasolea, 11 Marcel Brache, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Angus Cottrell, 5 Adam Coleman, 4 Sam Wykes (captain), 3 Tetera Faulkner, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Francois van Wyk.

Replacements: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Chris Heiberg, 18 Oliver Hoskins, 19 Steve Mafi, 20 Brynard Stander, 21 Ian Prior, 22 Luke Burton, 23 Mitchell Scott.

**Stormers v Blues** (Saturday 17h05)

**Stormers**: 15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 Johnny Kotze, 13 Juan de Jongh, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Duane Vermeulen (captain), 7 Michael Rhodes, 6 Rynhardt Elstadt, 5 Ruan Botha, 4 Jurie van Vuuren, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff.

Replacements: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Oliver Kebble, 18 Wilco Louw, 19 Siya Kolisi, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Louis Schreuder, 22 Kurt Coleman, 23 Huw Jones.

**Blues**: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Ben Lam, 13 Hamish Northcott, 12 Francis Saili, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Ihaia West, 9 Jimmy Cowan, 8 Jerome Kaino (captain), 7 Brendon O’Connor, 6 Steven Luatua, 5 Hayden Triggs, 4 Josh Bekhuis, 3 Angus Ta’avao, 2 James Parsons, 1 Tony Woodcock.

Replacements: 16 Matt Moulds, 17 Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 18 Charlie Faumuina, 19 Patrick Tuipulotu, 20 Luke Braid, 21 Jamison Gibson-Park, 22 Dan Bowden, 23 Lolagi Visinia.

**Sharks v Lions **(Saturday 19h10)

**Sharks**: 15 SP Marais, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Heimar Williams, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Patrick Lambie, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Lubabalo Mtembu, 7 Renaldo Bothma, 6 Marcell Coetzee, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Lubabalo Mtyanda, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis (captain), 1 Dale Chadwick.

Replacements: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Thomas du Toit, 18 Matt Stevens, 19 Marco Wentzel, 20 Jean Deysel, 21 Conrad Hoffmann, 22 Fred Zeilinga, 23 Andre Esterhuizen.

**Lions**: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Martin Muller, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.

Replacements: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 Schalk van der Merwe, 18 Julian Redelinghuys, 19 JP du Preez, 20 Ruaan Lerm, 21 Francois de Klerk, 22 Elton Jantjies, 23 Harold Vorster.

OK today’s result.

Highlanders 20 – 26 Crusaders

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Reds just scored a try.

Reds 18 – 6 Force

57 minutes.

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Score still the same.

Reds 18 – 6 Force

70 minutes.

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The force are really useless today.

Force lineout 5m out. Throw not straight.

FULL TIME

REDS 18 – 6 WESTERN FORCE

I still think Esterhuizen and Murray would have been more intimidating at center or even Esterhuizen Sithole. Also Lambo could have stepped into 15 and Fred into 10 with Cronje as backup. Sithole not even on the bench? Please tell me he isn’t injured?

@coolfusion (Comment 7) : He is injured.

@coolfusion (Comment 7) : See the ‘Changes as injuries bite’ article.

Gotta good feeling about tonight’s game.Sharks by 8!!!

Stormers 3 – 3 Blues

7 minutes.

Stormers 3 – 6 Blues

8 minutes.

Stormers 8 – 6 Blues

12 minutes.

Red card to Blues number 5 Hayden Triggs for punching.

@Ben (Comment 14) : And there ends the contest

Stormers try.

Dillyn Leyds

Stormers 15 – 6 Blues

36 minutes.

@FireTheLooser (Comment 15) : Pretty much I’d say.

Rynhardt Elstadt being stretchered off the field.

Is it raining in Durban.?

Is it raining in Durban?

Second half about to start. Half time score was.

Stormers 18 – 6 Blues

@Salmonoid the Subtle (Comment 22) : Yep

Stormers 21 – 6 Blues

42 minutes.

Stormers 21 – 9 Blues

44 minutes.

Blues try. Jimmy Cowan.

Stormers 21 – 16 Blues

52 minutes.

Stormers 24 – 16 Blues

54 minutes.

Stormers 24 – 16 Blues

75 minutes.

Stormers 27 – 16 Blues

78 minutes.

FULL TIME

STORMERS 27 – 16 BLUES

In other news related to the Stormers game…this is a bit of a shocker: http://www.superxv.co.za/45575/1/south-african-tmo-veldsman-stabbed-after-match#.VOs5n9saL6A

@pastorshark (Comment 33) : Shocking to say the least!

@Ben (Comment 34) :