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Tahs push Izzy to wing; Brumbies swing axe

Israel Folau has been shifted to the wing and halfback Mitch Short will make his run-on debut for the NSW Waratahs while, in Canberra, Brumbies coach Dan McKellar has grown weary of his struggling squad.

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Waratahs pack to stand up to Rebels

NSW's smarting pack craves redemption after being challenged to stand up to the Melbourne Rebels in Sunday's Super Rugby derby in Sydney.

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Folau keeping future open

Wallabies ace Israel Folau is refusing to rule out another code switch as he weighs up his future after six seasons in rugby.

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5dSam Bruce and John Goliath

W2W4: The Zoo will be rocking, so too the rugby

One of Super Rugby's fiercest rivalries highlights Round 5 as the Highlanders and Crusaders prepare to write another chapter in the South Island show-stopper. Meanwhile, Daryl Gibson is all anyone wants to talk about in Sydney.

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Waratahs crush Rebels in big comeback win

The Waratahs have run down a 17-point deficit with a spectacular second-half try-scoring blitz to end Melbourne Rebels' unbeaten start to 2018.

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Kepu set to bolster struggling Tahs scrum

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson is eager to see where his side measures up in the Australian conference as they prepare for their first derby of the Super Rugby season against the in-form Melbourne Rebels.

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8dSam Bruce and John Goliath

No.8 battle offers Cheika frustration, hope

Friday's Australian derby produced a quality battle between two impressive No. 8s but the result is nothing more than short-term agony for Michael Cheika. The Blues and South African youngsters also wrote themselves into the Round 4 headlines.


Fast-starting Jaguares send Waratahs home hurting

NSW Waratahs are facing a huge Super Rugby test against the unbeaten, new-look, Melbourne Rebels after their unbeaten start to the season was shattered in a 38-28 loss to the Jaguares.

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11dSam Bruce and John Goliath

W2W4: Tongan Thor tracking towards RWC

Super Rugby Round 4 is headlined by the huge Kiwi derby between competitions favourites the Hurricanes and Crusaders. Meanwhile in Brisbane, Taniel Tupou's World Cup credentials get another test against the Bulls.

12dGreg Growden

Why Michael Hooper is the Tahs' best ever Super Rugby forward

Michael Hooper is one player whom teammates follow willingly. He always puts in. He revitalises those around him. That's why Greg Growden rates him not only the Waratahs' most dynamic backrower but also their best forward of the Super Rugby era.

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19dBrittany Mitchell

Wallabies push for Bachelor Mitchell

Several past and present Wallaby stars are playing cupid for their unlucky-in-love former teammate Drew Mitchell, using their Twitter accounts to call for the wing to be the next star of "Bachelor Australia".

19dSam Bruce and John Goliath

W2W4: Is Leali'ifano Cheika's answer as backup 10?

Super Rugby Round 3 begins with derbies across New Zealand and Australia, the second of which offers the first glimpse of veteran Christian Leali'ifano on home soil. Are the Wallabies' woes at No.10 about to ease?

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21dSam Bruce and John Goliath

Forget ruck laws, high tackles still lacking consistency

Super Rugby Round 2 got off to a flyer with the Blues and Highlanders providing the standout game of the weekend, while the high tackle law has us questioning whether they'll will be refereed consistently. These are the stories of Round 2.

22dSam Bruce

Tahs show character in 81st-minute victory

The Waratahs escaped with a last-gasp win over the Stormers, but their performance on the whole was equal parts sublime and ridiculous.

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25dSam Mulligan

Tahs fancied to score dominant win

Sam Mulligan from believes the Reds and Waratahs should feature prominently in your Super Rugby staking plan this weekend.

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25dSam Bruce and John Goliath

Super Rugby W2W4: Genia to suit up against Reds

The Australian and New Zealand Super Rugby teams take the field for the first time after the competition kicked off last week. We tell you what to watch for in Round 2.

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Tahs Beale ready to pick his big moments

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale says he'll be more selective in attempting trademark big plays as he begins his third Super Rugby stint with the NSW Waratahs.

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31dSam Bruce

Tahs shake rust off but set-piece needs attention

The Waratahs' star attacking trio blew the cobwebs out in a final trial hitout in Sydney on Thursday night but coach Daryl Gibson was left with plenty of issues at the set-piece ahead of next week's opener against the Stormers.

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32dSam Bruce

Super Rugby scouting report: Australian conference

Will Genia, Kurtley Beale and David Pocock headline the big-name Super Rugby recruits for the Australian conference, but who else is poised to make an impact? Check out all the ins and outs here!

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33dPA Sport

Wallabies wing Naiyaravoro signs for Saints

The winger, who tops 125kg, will leave Super Rugby team New South Wales Waratahs later this year, and will arrive at Saints in time to play alongside former Tahs teammate Rob Horne for the 2018-19 Aviva Premiership campaign.

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35dESPN Staff

Super W squad lists

In the inaugural season of the SuperW teams from the Waratahs, Queensland Reds, Brumbies, Western Force and Melbourne Rebels will take to the field in a six-week competition.

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38dBrittany Mitchell

Hooper open to reduced workload

The Waratahs and Wallabies captain is known as an 80-minute man, but he sees the "sense in managing the work load" of players to prolong their career.

2018 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • NSW4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Lions : 29 Tries Scored
  • NSW5th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Melbourne Rebels : 45 Points Difference