Can the Reds and Chiefs finally get a win in Super Rugby? They have tough assignments in Round 5 while the Southern Derby looms large on Saturday. Full squad lists here.
Goodness gracious, Will Genia's still got it. After a poor finish to 2018, the Rebels halfback is seemingly back to his best. Meanwhile, are the All Blacks inching closer to a Ngani Laumape-Jack Goodhue midfield combination?
The SCG is an iconic venue in Australian sport. But the Waratahs must take their game against the Crusaders to a proper rugby ground, one where the surface won't collapse and the contest is played within the atmosphere in deserves.
The only thing patchier than the attack from both sides was the SCG surface, which broke up at every scrum or maul, but the NSW Waratahs ran out eventual winners over the Queensland Reds in a gritty affair.
The NSW Waratahs have retained interstate bragging rights with a 10th-straight Super Rugby triumph over the Queensland Reds.
Round 4 kicks off in Wellington and continues with the undefeated Rebels and Crusaders hosting the next games, against the Brumbies and the Chiefs respectively, but the best might just be coming last with the Bulls hosting the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld.
Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau will bolster the Waratahs front row stocks and stiffen their scrum for Saturday's Super Rugby examination by the Reds, after signing a short-term loan deal.
Three big trans-Tasman clashes headline Round 3 of Super Rugby, including a double-header to get us started on Friday evening. Read on for all of this week's team lists.
NSW Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu has copped a six-week suspension after he pleaded guilty to a SANZAAR charge of foul play.
The NSW Waratahs have survived an enormous Super Rugby fright from the Sunwolves, scraping home 31-30 thanks to a record-breaking double from Israel Folau.
In Super Rugby round two we see two trans-Tasman clashes as well as a New Zealand derby. Read for all of this week's team lists.
Round 1 of Super Rugby is in the books and there were already some interesting takeaways for each team and the big question mark hanging over their heads in 2019. We address the key execution, or personnel issues, here.
Kurtley Beale would like to reclaim the NSW Waratahs' inside centre role in Super Rugby but recognises he face stiff competition from Karmichael Hunt.
Israel Folau has declared he's more than happy to move from his preferred position of fullback, if it means the Waratahs can squeeze all of their attacking weapons into their starting backline.
NSW Waratahs five-eighth Bernard Foley will back himself to make the next kick he takes that's identical to the crucial one he missed in his side's opening round Super Rugby home loss to the Hurricanes.
The Waratahs returned to their old mixed bag of tricks, producing some moments of brilliance alongside their usual set piece issues to fall 19-20 in the dying minutes of their season opener against the Hurricanes.
Wallabies front row stalwart Sekope Kepu predicts up to eight nations can have a decent crack at this year's World Cup.
NSW Waratahs recruit Karmichael Hunt says he's as ready as he'll ever be following a whirlwind preparation for his return to Super Rugby against benchmark side the Hurricanes in Sydney.
Kurtley Beale is the first high profile Wallaby to be managed at the start of the Super Rugby season, while Karmichael Hunt is set to debut for the Waratahs against the Hurricanes.
The Waratahs' 2018 season came to a crushing halt in Johannesburg. So how are they using that as fuel this year amid off-field commitments, the delayed return of their Wallabies and an eager generation-next? Sam Bruce investigates.
NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson will go into the Super Rugby season this week with his contract extended to the end of 2020.
The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.
Israel Folau has officially extended his Wallabies and Waratahs careers, confirming a new four-year deal.
The Brumbies and the NSW Waratahs are facing injury concerns ahead of the Super Rugby season following their final trial game on Thursday night.
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- NSW12thTRIES SCORED 1st Crusaders : 23 Tries ScoredCRUS1st1123
- NSW6thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Bulls : 63 Points DifferenceBULLS1st563