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Hunt joins Waratahs in player swap with Hegarty

Karmichael Hunt's move to NSW was finally confirmed on Monday morning with the fallen Wallabies star heading south in a virtual player swap with Bryce Hegarty.

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espnW foresight: Stars, shockers and stories of 2019

As the countdown to the 2019 season begins we look ahead to our four big women's winter codes: AFLW, Super Netball, Super W and rugby league. What will be the same in 2019? What has changed? Read our bold predictions for the season ahead.

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Folau's brother signs with Waratahs

John Folau, Wallabies star Israel Folau's brother, has followed in his older sibling's footsteps by signing with the NSW Waratahs for the 2019 Super Rugby season after quitting the NRL in September.

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Defence the best form of attack for 'Tahs

NSW coach Daryl Gibson has identified defence and scrum time as the non-negotiables that must improve if the Waratahs are to be a Super Rugby title force in 2019.

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Folau pens four-year Wallabies, NSW deal

Israel Folau is set to play for Australia to the end of 2022 after reportedly signing a four-year contract extension with the Wallabies and NSW Waratahs.


Foley re-signs, but only through 2019

Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley has signed a new contract but only to the end of next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Waratahs re-sign Gibson, add club great

NSW have re-signed coach Daryl Gibson to a one-year contract extension while former captain Chris Whitaker will return to the franchise from France to take up the position of backs coach.

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Super Rugby final: Crusaders a supreme rugby machine

A Super Rugby season full of controversy, debate, highs and lows comes to an end on Saturday night when the Crusaders and Lions face off in the decider for the second straight year. Are the Lions any hope?

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Growden's Australian Super Rugby report card

The Waratahs might have made the Super Rugby semifinals but their rating reflects their easy ride to the finals, while another team's year can only be described as a "missed opportunity", writes Greg Growden.


Gibson believes Folau is happy at Tahs

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says there's every indication his superstar back Israel Folau is happy at the Super Rugby franchise.

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Rebooted: Crusaders' pack best in Super history?

Crusaders pivot Richie Mo'unga capitalised on yet another unstoppable forward platform, making Beauden Barrett look second-rate in the process. Meanwhile in Johannesburg, the Waratahs ran out of gas against a free-running Lions.

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Waratahs ready for 'mountain of a challenge'

A wiser NSW Waratahs side is ready for a "mountain" of a Super Rugby challenge under an emerging skipper who's happy to delegate to his teammates.

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Super Rugby semis: The history against Canes, Tahs

The odds are stacked against both the Waratahs and Hurricanes as they face Super Rugby semifinals away from home. The Crusaders are a perfect 20 from 20 in home finals games while NSW haven't won in Johannesburg since 2009.

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Beale Waratahs' spark: Phipps

Kurtley Beale can provide the spark needed to create some Super Rugby history in Johannesburg for the NSW Waratahs, halfback Nick Phipps says.

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Trans-Tasman trio chasing Roffy's Super record

Joe Roff remains one of Super Rugby's all-time greats, yet his 15-try record from 1997 may finally soon be broken with three players a chance of eclipsing the mark in this weekend's semifinals.

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Tahs hookers need to hit targets

NSW Waratahs forwards coach Simon Cron will look for his hookers to hit the reset button and their targets, as they prepare to face Super Rugby's most prolific lineout combination.

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QFs Rebooted: Waratahs' 'big three' take charge

The Crusaders were the only team to coast into the Super Rugby semifinals at the weekend with the other three encounters all closely-fought affairs. The Waratahs looked gone at halftime in Sydney, before the "big three" burst into life.

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From abject to awesome: Tahs' unlikely season still alive

The Waratahs produced one of the great 10-minute spells in Super Rugby history to keep their season alive just when it appeared destined to die with little more than a whimper in Sydney on Saturday night.

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Super Rugby quarters: Can Tahs, Canes turn it around?

The opening weekend of the Super Rugby playoffs presents three matches that appear to be extremely even contests, particularly those in Sydney and Wellington. Can the Waratahs and Hurricanes respond after last week?

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Frightening tackling stats to worry Tahs, Wallabies

The Waratahs' convincing 'lay down and play dead' routine against the Brumbies was the ultimate horror movie. On this diabolical night, opposing sides were reminded of the easiest way to overhaul the Waratahs and, more tellingly, the Wallabies.

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R19 Rebooted: Waratahs are finals fraudsters

There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.

2018 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • NSW3rd
    TRIES SCORED 1st Crusaders : 77 Tries Scored
  • NSW3rd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Crusaders : 247 Points Difference