Stephen Samuelson is the Sports Editor for smh.com.au, and Editor of League HQ and Rugbyheaven
Stephen Samuelson The Waratahs face the Highlanders for the chance to defend their title against the Hurricanes next week.
Stephen Samuelson The Waratahs need a win against their oldest foe to secure a week-off and a home semi-final.
Stephen Samuelson A must-win home game for the Waratahs after last week's dreadful loss to the Western Force.
Stephen Samuelson Can the Waratahs make it four wins on the trot as their Force seek to snap a 10-game losing streak.
Stephen Samuelson The Waratahs seek successive victories to steer their title defence back on track.
Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs' season is on the line as they take on the unbeaten Hurricanes.
Stephen Samuelson Can the Super Rugby champions make it three wins on the trot?
Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs will be looking to make it six wins on the trot in home games against the Blues.
Stephen Samuelson NSW Waratahs' title defence is looky shaky and they must now host the form Australian team.
Stephen Samuelson Fresh from an upset over the Chiefs, the Highlanders host a Waratahs side seeking three wins on the trot.
Stephen Samuelson The Waratahs will look to bounce back from their shocking performance against the Force while the Rebels continue to quietly build on their strong pre-season.
Stephen Samuelson The NSW Waratahs open their title defence against the last Australian team to beat them.
Stephen Samuelson It was a season turmoil for Australian Rugby with financial problems and off-field behaviour overshadowing the poor performances on the field by the Wallabies.
Stephen Samuelson With the World Cup 10 months away, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika must decide whether his selections should look beyond next year's tournament.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies aim to keep the winning record under Michael Cheika.
Stephen Samuelson Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. He could have been talking about Wales coach Warren Gatland.
Stephen Samuelson Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has capped his code transformation after being awarded the peer-voted John Eales Medal as Australian rugby's best player on Thursday night.
Stephen Samuelson The Wallabies deserve greater credit than the 28-10 scoreline in Cape Town suggests. They were were far closer to the No.2 world ranking than the margin on the scoreboard
Stephen Samuelson Australia have a point to prove against the Springboks following their walloping by the All Blacks last time out.
Stephen Samuelson Much has been written about kicking in Australian rugby this year. The lingering legacy of Jake White’s stint at the Brumbies is tactics that value field position above all else.