Despite last week's on-field action, the defining moment was Will Genia's shocking decision to head over to the Western Force, before later changing his mind and announcing his intentions to re-sign.
The big teams and the Brumbies have all continued to look good. The Highlanders and Crusaders are both at least two wins ahead of any other team that might have final six ambitions.
All four of my picks were once again bang on, as my crystal ball finally started to get warm. While I sit at 31 from 40, what can we expect for this weekend?