Nine talking points from Super Rugby and a weekend form team.
Sometimes the world is fair
Given Super Rugby's weird format which guarantees a top three spot to the New Zealand, Australia and South Africa-Argentina conference winners, the Chiefs and Highlanders had to play their way into the top eight, and did so. Despite that, the sooner Super Rugby returns to round robin play, so a conference as weak as Australia's isn't gifted a playoff place, the better.
If I really knew how these games would finish, I'd be sending this column from my yacht in the Bahamas