Andrew Sonter Full live coverage of the Australian Conference blockbuster.
The British and Irish Lions will miss injured captain Sam Warburton for their opening two matches in a worrying start to their six-week tour.
Barbarians coach Dai Young named Italy No.8 Sergio Parisse as captain on Wednesday to lead a strong Barbarians line-up against the British and Irish Lions in Hong Kong.
Georgina Robinson The traditional spring tour slog for Test players has just been ratcheted up a notch.
Sitaleki Timani will make his first appearance in the Waratahs starting side for 2012 after being named in the second-row at the expense of veteran Dean Mumm for the clash against the Brumbies at...
Georgina Robinson HALF a season is a long time in rugby, just ask Dean Mumm.
Georgina Robinson THE once-forgotten Brumby who scored the winning try for the Waratahs against his old club last season has another opportunity to inflict maximum pain again this weekend.
Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
Ben Horne Just as time is running out on their Super Rugby season, the NSW Waratahs are racing the clock to master new combinations after coach Michael Foley made drastic changes for tomorrow night's clash...
Georgina Robinson Adam Ashley-Cooper will move to inside centre in a major back-line reshuffle ahead of the Waratahs' must-win clash with the Bulls in Sydney on Friday.
Georgina Robinson WARATAHS utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper says he is readying his shoulders in anticipation of his return to the midfield against South African conference leaders the Bulls tomorrow night.
Stephen Samuelson Join editor of RugbyHeaven for tonight's crunch game between the Tahs and Bulls. Kick-off 7.40pm.
Greg Growden THE long flight from Sydney to Johannesburg is a trial at the best of times. But for the Waratahs, who head to the Republic this morning, it will turn into a torture trip, as they will spend hour...
Georgina Robinson Test winger Drew Mitchell will go to South Africa with the Waratahs this morning and may be up for selection against the Cheetahs in two weeks' time.
Josh Rakic NSW coach Michael Foley has issued a raft of changes in a last-ditch effort to rescue the injury-plagued Waratahs' season as the side prepares to play its third game in 12 days while shaking off jet...
Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, Sunday 3.10am (AEST)
Greg Growden NOT since the miserable 2007 season, when they completely lost their way, have a kick-obsessed Waratahs suffered such a lengthy losing stretch.
Georgina Robinson WARATAHS coach Michael Foley might have watched his season slip well and truly through his fingers in Cape Town on Saturday night, but he won't tell you that.
Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Greg Growden DAVE DENNIS'S versatility will be tested in Bloemfontein as he is scheduled to move to the second row to provide cover for the Waratahs' growing injury list when they play the Cheetahs on Saturday...