Waratahs

Ewen McKenzie a veteran of travel trouble

Rupert Guinness The delayed arrival of Wallabies' baggage in Argentina from South Africa on Sunday night would not have worried Wallabies head coach Ewen McKenzie too much.

Waratahs face tough battle defending their Super Rugby title in 2015

Georgina Robinson

Georgina Robinson No one said it would be easy but a gruelling 10 straight games and two defining clashes on South Africa's highveld say going back to back will be a challenge for the Waratahs next year.

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Union

ACT Brumbies' Fotu Auelua gave NSW Waratahs' Will Skelton a gee-up in Super Rugby semi-final

Canberra Vikings captain Fotu Auelua.

David Polkinghorne Support from Fotu Auelua to Will Skelton came back to bite the Brumbies in the Super Rugby finals.

Waratahs close to deal with Warriors forward Sam Lousi

Hard worker:  Sam Lousi is seen as a  replacement for Kane Douglas at the Waratahs.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs are expected to announce the signing of young Warriors forward Sam Lousi next week. 

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National Rugby Championship provides chance to shine for fringe Waratahs star Greg Peterson

Building momentum: second-rower Greg Peterson.

Rupert Guinness When second rower Greg Peterson and the Manly Marlins lost their Shute Shield semi-final to Eastwood at home last month, the towering lock was a devastated man.

Year to savour keeps on giving for Waratahs' Michael Hooper with Matthew Burke Cup

Top Tah ... Michael Hooper celebrates after winning the Super Rugby title.

Georgina Robinson Michael Hooper has put the misery of Australia's Bledisloe Cup drubbing behind him to take out top honours at the Waratahs' annual awards night.

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Union

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika makes Seilala Lam into a Canberra Vikings hooker

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David Polkinghorne NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika might have orchestrated the ACT Brumbies' Super Rugby demise, but he might also have created a future Brumbies hooker as well.

All Black Richie McCaw tips Waratahs' Super Rugby win to lift Wallabies

‘‘There’s no doubt, you come off a successful campaign, you feel confident

Ben Strang All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is expecting the Waratahs' Super Rugby win to spur on the Wallabies during next weekend’s Rugby Championship opener in Sydney.

Rugby

Waratahs moved by Adam Ashley-Cooper's inspirational poetry

Adam Ashley-Cooper .

Tom Decent It was like a scene out of the movie Invictus. 

Rugby

Waratahs keep Crusaders hanging as photo-op flops

On his lonesome ... Michael Hooper with the Super Rugby trophy.

Georgina Robinson If the Crusaders had been clutching at straws for motivation this week, the Waratahs handed them a big stick on Friday. 

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Rugby

Crusaders target Waratahs' forwards in bid to choke back line for Super Rugby final

Richie McCaw

Richard Knowler Richie McCaw knows slicing the Waratahs’ main artery is the key to dimming the lights in their back-line’s eyes.

Rugby

Nadolo vs the Waratahs: it's not a vendetta

Feared: Nemani Nadolo has scored 11 tries in 13 games.

Richard Knowler There may have been some polite coughs behind closed fists in Sydney when the Crusaders revealed they had signed Nemani Nadolo.

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Queensland Reds v NSW Waratahs

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Union

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.

Union

NSW Waratahs ban ACT Brumbies mascot from Super Rugby semi-final

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Brumby Jack goes through some warm up during a lunch break on the horse's birthday.
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Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Dutton Why the long face? ACT Brumbies mascot - Brumby Jack - has been forced to buy a ticket to the biggest Australian rugby derby in more than a decade after NSW officials banned him from the Allianz...

ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher backs Brumby Jack's bid to get on field after being banned by Waratahs

Brumby Jack has been relegated to the stands with the supporters this weekend.

Chris Dutton ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has weighed into the Brumby Jack debate, calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to step in to allow the ACT Brumbies mascot on to the field for a Super Rugby blockbuster...

Rugby

Dan Carter is a red flag for the Waratahs' title hopes - at No.10

Paul Cully

Paul Cully The Waratahs won't be getting carried away after the thumping win against the Highlanders last week.

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Rugby Union

Waratahs out to make pre-finals statement against Queensland Reds

Bernard Foley says the Waratahs' losses to the Sharks in Durban and Western Force in Perth came at a time when the side hadn't hit its straps.

The NSW Waratahs are intent on proving they're no one-man band with an ominous pre-finals statement against the Queensland Reds on Saturday night.

Rugby

Cam Crawford runs on for NSW Waratahs for rested Israel Folau

Opportunity knocks: Cam Crawford will get a chance to show his wares at fullback against the Reds.

Georgina Robinson They will be missing marquee players Israel Folau and Jacques Potgieter but the Waratahs are in no mood to take Saturday's dead rubber against Queensland lying down. 

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Rugby

Waratahs' all-court game brings glory to all

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Spiro Zavos There you go. Phil Waugh has declared that the 2014 NSW Waratahs are probably the “most complete” side in the history of the Super Rugby tournament.

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