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Western Force winger Nick Cummins admits he needs more of the "seed" if he is to lock down a World Cup berth, and he knows time is of the essence.
NSW Waratahs utility back Jono Lance has set his sights on locking down a flyhalf berth after signing on with the Western Force for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
Nathan Charles In the lead-up to the win over the Waratahs we were encouraged to "empty the tank". Now the
Justin Chadwick Western Force coach Michael Foley is adamant he's still the right man for the job, saying he remains tight with the player group despite the team's poor results this season.
Georgina Robinson Matt Hodgson has played just 11 Tests, but Wallabies coach Michael Cheika considers him an indispensible part of his squad. Why?
The Blues' easy victory over the bottom-of-the-table Force reinforced the growing reputation of teenage loose forward Akira Ioane.
The Blues are looking to the comforts of home to provide a forgettable Super Rugby campaign with late respectability.
The Western Force will be aiming to avoid an unwanted slice of history when they take on the Blues in Saturday's Super Rugby clash in Auckland.
Nathan Charles As the Western Force takes to the road, Nathan Charles gives an insight into what it's like to share hotel rooms with teammates - including Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins.
Milestone man Pek Cowan hopes the Western Force's ability to avoid the blame game will help them break their eight-match losing run this week.
Western Force skipper Matt Hodgson is confident his body will hold firm for the rest of the Super Rugby campaign, saying his pre-season hamstring injury was a one-in-a-million occurrence.
The Western Force came within centimetres of ending their losing run, but in the end it was to no avail as the Stormers secured a 13-6 win in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash at nib Stadium.
Nathan Charles Matt Hodgson's re-signing means he will likely finish his career at the same club where it began, well over a decade and more than 100 matches ago