Charlie Ngatai scored two first-half tries to lift the Chiefs to a 35-27 win over the Western Force on Friday.
Leicester have announced the signing Australia international wing/full-back Peter Betham.
The Waratahs ended the Hurricanes' unbeaten start to the season while there were also wins for the Highlanders and Rebels.
The Chiefs moved top of the Super Rugby table after a dominant 26-9 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Northampton Saints have signed South African centre Pat Howard for the 2015-16 season.
Quade Cooper could be the latest Australian player to move to Europe as the Wallabies fly-half tours French rugby clubs.
The Highlanders came from behind to beat the Crusaders in Christchurch while the Stormers and Cheetahs won in Australia.
Substitute Ihaia West kicked a late penalty at Eden Park to end the Blues' seven-match Super Rugby losing run with a 16-14 victory over the Brumbies.
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