Auckland went across to North Harbour and in the pouring rain won 29-13.
It seems that black is the acceptable colour for the Rugby World Cup as the number now grows to five. There is a whole spectrum of colours but some have latched onto black as the acceptable colour even though it may have nothing to do with their tradition.
Coach Robbie Deans has taken two more players into his squad of 26 players to fly across the Indian Ocean to Durban on Sunday - prop Salesi Ma'afu and No.8 Radike Samo.
Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards, a former Great Britain rugby league international, revived an old complaint on Saturday when he lamented a drop-goal being worth three points in union compared to one in the 13-man code.
Martin Johnson was adamant he had no issues with Jonny Wilkinson's ability after the experienced flyhalf marked his first Test start in over a year by guiding England to a 23-19 World Cup warm-up win against Wales at Twickenham.
Joe Ansbro admitted he could switch from being hero to zero in a matter of days as the build up to the 2011 Rugby World Cup - in New Zealand - intensified.
With a month to go until the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, stadium construction is complete, tills are ringing to the sale of All Blacks jerseys and fevered speculation abounds about team selections.
The All Blacks' attack has produced nine tries in two Tri-Nations Tests but it is their ruthless defence that is being rated their most lethal weapon heading into the World Cup.
The Lions continued to set the pace in this year's Absa Currie Cup with a 36-27 victory over the Blue Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.
There was the big one - the tense Interschools in Paarl with a surprise result - surprise if you are not an ardent Gimmie that is. Framesby beat Grey convincingly in PE and Bishops fought off a powerful comeback by St Andrew's, while George, Hermanus and Union High won their FNB Classic Clashes.
Free State Cheetahs openside flanker Heinrich Brüssow is back with the Springboks and looks set to make his international comeback in the 2011 Tri-Nations - at last.
Few positives emerged from Ireland's 10-6 defeat by Scotland on Saturday but the return of Rob Kearney from a knee injury was one highlight.
Joe Ansbro was encouraged after Scotland laboured to victory in their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture against Ireland.
Jamie Roberts underlined Wales' frustration after conceding two soft tries that meant they began their World Cup warm-up campaign with a loss.
Morgan Stoddart's Wales and Scarlets team-mates are ready to give him all the support he needs after his World Cup dream was shattered.