AAMI Park, Melbourne, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Paul Cully One look beyond the fixture against the Rebels explains why the Waratahs' finals aspirations are on the line in Melbourne on Friday night.
Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels face more changes with the club on Wednesday confirming that Gareth Delve, Richard Kingi and James King would be joining the likes of Ged Robinson and Nick Phipps leaving at the end...
Georgina Robinson For so long the whipping boys of Australian rugby, as pointed out by a sniping New Zealand pundit who bemoaned their rivals' lack of depth, the Rebels are finally commanding respect.
Wallabies great Andrew Slack believes Robbie Deans should be honest and explain that Quade Cooper's controversial omission from his Test squad is due to last year's "toxic" outburst.
Georgina Robinson It is a testament to Berrick Barnes' contribution to the Wallabies last year that, after just 77 minutes of Super Rugby this year, the NSW playmaker was still among the first 25 players named to face...
Chris Dutton INJURIES and a form slide have put the ACT Brumbies' play-off dream on the brink as they count the costs of a brutal Australian derby at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
Michael Carayannis, Sydney Tatafu Polota-Nau, Pat McCabe, Kane Douglas, Rob Horne and George Smith injured.
Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Smith faces up to eight weeks on the sideline.
Georgina Robinson A football stadium that came to resemble a Wallabies casualty ward overshadowed a telling 28-22 victory for the Waratahs over conference leaders the Brumbies at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.
Chris Dutton Five things we learned from the Waratahs' 28-22 win over the Brumbies.
Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika praised Berrick Barnes for his role in the side’s three-try, second-half comeback win against the Brumbies on Saturday.
Chris Dutton Wallabies great George Smith faces up to eight weeks on the sideline and the prospect of missing out on a historic second series against the British and Irish Lions after a nightmare trip to Sydney.
Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg has missed out to NRL convert Israel Folau in the first Wallabies squad to be named for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour.
Georgina Robinson The Wallabies may have to do without one returning son but another is still very much in the mix.
Paul Cully The significance of Berrick Barnes' cameos against the Stormers and Brumbies in successive weeks is that he could be playing his way into the Wallabies starting XV, let alone the 25-man squad.
Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika says he is hopeful the Waratahs and Rob Horne can reach an agreement that will keep the in-form centre at NSW next year.
The Waratahs say they can't get distracted by the looming Lions series as they strive to keep their title hopes alive against the table-topping Brumbies on Saturday night.
Paul Cully If you find yourself nervously checking your mobile device on Sunday waiting for the release of the Wallabies' initial 25-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions, you will be in good company.