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Super Rugby semi-final: Stylish NSW Waratahs rekindle fans' love of football

Spiro Zavos Virtue has its own rewards. At 9.27pm last Monday a media release from the Waratahs franchise popped up on my laptop. It had this exuberant headline: "Over 33,000 Tickets Snapped Up For Tahs.

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Rob Horne knows he can deliver given time

On the up: Rob Horne was unstoppable against the Lions.

Rupert Guinness Waratahs back Rob Horne believes his two try performance for NSW in their bonus point win over the Lions in Sydney on Sunday shows that when he is given time and opportunity to play in any one...

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Waratahs hope Rob Horne proves a selection omen for Super Rugby game against Sharks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 18: Rob Horne in action during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park on February 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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Georgina Robinson Johannesburg: The last time Rob Horne started on the wing, the Waratahs went on to play in the Super Rugby final.

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The Breakdown

Crunch time for Francois Steyn with Rob Horne recall

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Georgina Robinson While everyone wonders if the sun will still rise on Saturday without the help of Israel Folau, it is worth pointing out there are many great things about the return of Rob Horne to the Waratahs'...

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Rob Horne and Frans Steyn cited

Cited: Robe Horne.

The New South Wales Waratahs' humbling loss to the Super Rugby-leading Sharks in Durban on Saturday has been compounded by a citation to winger Rob Horne for striking.

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Waratahs' Rob Horne faces choice over future

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Georgina Robinson Where oh where will Rob Horne end up next season?

Rob Horne backs rebuilt NSW Waratahs to fire under Michael Cheika

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Rupert Guinness Waratahs centre Rob Horne believes a major goal of Michael Cheika in his first season as NSW coach was to ''break'' his players in readiness for a fresh start this year, with a roster he had picked...

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NSW Waratahs v ACT Brumbies

Israel Folau.

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Australian Super Rugby semi-final a good omen for Wallabies as Brumbies and Waratahs go to battle

Brumbies prop Ben Alexander is back in the Wallabies' frame.

Chris Dutton Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.

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Brumbies winger Henry Speight included in Wallabies squad

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championships, despite the Fijian-born winger not being available for selection until September 11.

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Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter back to boost Waratahs as Michael Cheika brushes off mind games

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Georgina Robinson Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says victory over arch rivals the Brumbies is the only way to silence his side's critics

Henry Speight named in Wallabies squad for Rugby Championship

New Wallaby: Brumbies flyer Henry Speight.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging Brumbies winger Henry Speight is the only new name in the Wallabies squad to play in the Rugby Championship next month. 

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Kurtley Beale in running to play five-eighth for Wallabies

Option for Wallaby 10 ... Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie says he sees "no reason" why Kurtley Beale cannot nab the coveted Wallabies No.10 jersey from NSW teammate Bernard Foley in the coming Rugby Championship. 

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NSW Waratahs wary of Brumbies wrecking ball Henry Speight in Super Rugby semi

Georgina Robinson For the scant few uninitiated, he heralded his presence in Super Rugby with a freakish performance against defending champions the Chiefs in Canberra at the weekend. 

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Hitman Jacques Potgieter in Waratahs' frame for Brumbies Super Rugby blockbuster

Jacques Potgieter, seen here during a Waratahs training session on Monday, is in the box seat for a return to the second row.

Georgina Robinson Rampaging NSW second-rower Jacques Potgieter is likely to return to the starting line-up against the Brumbies in the Waratahs' first sudden-death finals encounter in three years.

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Michael Cheika shrugs off possible star defections as he prepares for finals

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson Michael Cheika has shrugged off suggestions NSW stars Israel Folau and Kurtley Beale are vulnerable to offers to defect to the NRL as the Waratahs build towards what looks to be a sold-out semi-final...

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Waratahs give Israel Folau and Sekope Kepu a rest at training

Georgina Robinson There are few things that strike fear into the heart of Waratahs fans like the sight of Israel Folau sitting out training.

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Phil Waugh hails complete Waratahs

Bernard Foley has made a difference to the Waratahs.

Darren Walton The NSW Waratahs have received the ultimate nod of approval, with the state's most-capped player declaring Michael Cheika's record-setting class of 2014 as possibly the most complete team in Super...

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Stinging Queensland Reds ready to rain on NSW Waratahs parade

Copping flak: Reds forward James Slipper during last week's loss to the Western Force.

Darren Walton A scathing assessment by Queensland great Stan Pilecki has the Reds fired up to put a dent in NSW's finals preparations when the traditional rivals meet in the last round of Super Rugby on Saturday.

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Queensland Reds v NSW Waratahs

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Saturday 7.35pm (AEST)