The Reds forged a comeback at the Suncorp Stadium to continue their perfect start to the Super Rugby Australia season.
History was made on Saturday, as the Chiefs secured the first-ever golden-point victory in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
The Rebels failed to turn dominance into points and were shocked as a late try secured victory for the Western Force on Friday.
After suffering back-to-back defeats, the Blues responded with a much-needed win over the Hurricanes in Auckland.
A Super Rugby loss came as a significant shock to the Crusaders, but it was a familiar feeling for Waratahs as they fell short again.
A dramatic Six Nations championship reached a fitting conclusion on Friday, with Wales celebrating in a record-breaking year.
Alex Mafi crossed three times as the Reds thrashed Waratahs on Saturday, while the Chiefs edged out the Blues late on.
France failed to end their 11-year wait for a Six Nations title after a 27-23 loss to Scotland, leaving Gael Fickou disappointed.
Wales were able to celebrate winning the Six Nations after Scotland claimed a historic and dramatic victory over France in Paris.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend says his side must continue to grow after they claimed a first Six Nations win in Paris.