Western Force

Super Rugby

Queensland Reds up heat on Western Force in Super Rugby

Queensland have questioned whether their Super Rugby nemesis, the Western Force, can cope with the pressure of playing their way into a breakthrough finals series.

Rugby

Western Force's Nick Cummins puts family first in move to Japan

Departing: Nick Cummins, known as the Honey Badger, has signed with Japanese club Coca-Cola West Red Sparks.

Georgina Robinson Like a rat up a drain pipe, the Honey Badger was gone.

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Rugby

Late try keeps Western Force alive in finals race

The flying badger: Nick Cummins crosses to score for the Force.

Chris Pike The Western Force have set up a cut-throat last round match-up with the Brumbies on Friday following a 30-20 Super Rugby win over the Queensland Reds at nib Stadium.

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Union

ACT Brumbies' Joesph Tomane backs Henry Speight to take down Western Force's Honey Badger Nick Cummins

Nick Cummins

David Polkinghorne Cobras can't stop a honey badger, but ACT Brumbies winger Joe Tomane thinks his Fro Bro can.

Union

ACT Brumbies to welcome back star players for must-win clash against Western Force

Joe Tomane is fit and ready to take on the Western Force at Canberra Stadium on Friday night.

Jon Tuxworth The ACT Brumbies are set to welcome back five key players for Friday's do-or-die clash with Western Force at Canberra Stadium on Friday night.

Union

Former Brumbies halves out to clinch Western Force finals spot

Ian Prior will be out to haunt his former side on Friday night.

Two former Brumbies will spearhead the Western Force's bid to make the finals for the first time in the Perth-based club's history.

Super Rugby

Hooker Nathan Charles re-signs with Western Force

Nathan Charles' strong form for the Force led to a Wallabies debut.

Wallabies hooker Nathan Charles has re-signed with the Western Force for the next two Super Rugby seasons.

Rugby

Matt Hodgson wins Western Force top rugby award

Western Force's Matt Hodgson capped off a great season with the win.

Western Force skipper Matt Hodgson capped off an outstanding Super Rugby season by winning the franchise's Nathan Sharpe Medal.

Union

Brumbies thrash the Western Force 47-25 to secure Super Rugby finals berth

Toomua, White and Mogg.

Chris Dutton The Brumbies powered into the Super Rugby finals after hammering the Western Force 47-25.

Union

What we learned: ACT Brumbies v Western Force

Henry Speight  on the fly.

David Polkinghorne All the talking points from the clash between the ACT Brumbies and the Western Force.

Union

Western Force's Ian Prior plays on with broken nose, fractured cheek against ACT Brumbies

Ian Prior was aiming for a triumphant return against his former teammates.

Chris Dutton Western Force halfback Ian Prior was one knock away from having his face ''collapse'' against the Brumbies.

Top six is achievable for the Western Force

Matt Hodgson says the team is confident of a win against the Lions this weekend following their trip to South Africa.

Brad Elborough A few questions will be asked of the Western Force on Saturday night when they take on the Lions at nib Stadium. How will they recover from a two week trip to South Africa?

Super Rugby

Looking back on my first 50 with the Western Force

Nathan Charles

Nathan Charles Having rested during the bye week, we return to the field on Saturday to take on the Queensland Reds in Brisbane.

Jayden Hayward helps Western Force continue on winning way in Super Rugby victory over Queensland Reds

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Jayden Hayward of the Force collides midair with Jonah Placid of the Reds during the round eight Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Force at Suncorp Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Jim Morton The Western Force recorded a club-record winning streak thanks to a sensational late Jayden Hayward try that sunk Queensland in a thriller on Saturday night.

Rugby

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika not surprised by Western Force

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.

Georgina Robinson The Western Force's run up the Super Rugby ladder might have surprised most Australian rugby fans but not Michael Cheika.

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Western Force no-names the bolters for Wallabies

Paul Cully dinkus

Paul Cully Matt Hodgson should be leading a merry quintet of Western Force players into the Wallabies' first squad of the season when it is announced next week.

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Rugby

Israel Folau's fitness fortifies Waratahs before Western Force

Georgina Robinson Israel Folau does not define the Waratahs but he enlivens and fortifies them.

Alby Mathewson re-signs with Western Force

Justin Chadwick The Western Force have re-signed former All Blacks scrumhalf Alby Mathewson for the next two Super Rugby seasons.

Super Rugby

Western Force will be in the pink for Lions game on Saturday

Nathan Charles

Nathan Charles After a two-week tour to South Africa it’s great to be back home in Perth. There are many things about touring that I love: going to new places, experiencing new cultures and getting to play in...

Super Rugby

Western Force coach Michael Foley not satisfied with eight wins

Western Force coach Michael Foley isn't satisfied by a club-record eight wins.

Brad Elborough Western Force coach Michael Foley says winning a record eight Super Rugby games for the first time in one season was only the first of the club's season goals.