There was a shortage of free-flowing rugby on a damp day in Cape Town, but Super Rugby leaders the Stormers got the job done.
Australian Conference rivals the Brumbies and the Reds enjoyed big wins on Saturday, the leaders recovering from an outbreak of mumps.
Jordan Petaia, who saw his 2019 season blighted by a foot injury, has suffered another setback that will end his Super Rugby season.
Top 14 leaders Bordeaux-Begles have agreed a two-year deal with Ben Lam, who will join from the Hurricanes at the end of the campaign.
The Brumbies looked to be heading for victory following a Folau Fainga’a hat-trick, but they were unable to hold off the Highlanders.
Andrew Kellaway scored two tries against his former club, the Waratahs, to give the Rebels a valuable win in Melbourne.