The Chiefs have ground out victory over the Sharks in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
Sharks flyhalf Garth April says the backing and support he receives from coaches and players allows him to play with confidence.
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has angrily denied cheating in the dying minutes of his side's nail-biting Super Rugby win over the Hurricanes last weekend.
Injuries have forced Chiefs coach Dave Rennie into making numerous changes for their Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Sharks.
The Sharks have made a number of changes for their clash against high-flying New Zealand Super Rugby outfit, the Chiefs.
The Chiefs have edged the Hurricanes in an epic New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington.
Two-time Super Rugby-winning coach Dave Rennie has no immediate designs on an All Blacks coaching job.
Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie has made five changes to his starting line-up to front against the Hurricanes on Saturday.
A week off could not have come at a better time for Super Rugby's table-toppers, coach Dave Rennie has said.
The Chiefs have extended their lead atop the Super Rugby standings with a hard-fought New Zealand Super Rugby derby win over the Blues.
The Chiefs laid down a marker with victory over the Brumbies in their Super Rugby clash against the Brumbies in Canberra.
Damian McKenzie and Christian Leali'ifano go head-to-head when the Chiefs and Brumbies promise a points-laden showdown in Canberra.
Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has named an unchanged starting line-up for Saturday's top-of-the-table clash with the Chiefs
The Chiefs have made two changes to their side for Saturday's tasty Super Rugby clash against the Brumbies.
The Chiefs continued with their fine recent form when they claimed a massive victory over the Force in Hamilton.