In-form Brumbies lock Rory Arnold has no doubt his side can upset the Jaguares in Buenos Aires, but also go one better and take out the Super Rugby final a week later.
The four home teams all triumphed in Super Rugby's quarterfinals at the weekend, the Brumbies' victory particularly eye-catching for the dominant fashion in which it came.
South Africa will have no sides in the semi-finals of Super Rugby for only the second time in 16 years, but it could be just the start of the country's declining fortunes in the competition.
The Super Rugby play-offs have begun in familiar fashion, with the ruthless Crusaders powering clear in the second half to beat the Highlanders 38-14 in their quarter-final in Christchurch.
A superb defensive effort in the final quarter helped the Jaguares to a 21-16 victory over the Chiefs in Buenos Aires on Friday, landing them a slot in their first Super Rugby semifinal.
Daryl Gibson has exited NSW Waratahs after what has been a horror season for the 2014 champions, the coach's departure just another forgettable moment in a season you could not have dreamt up at the start of the year.