Western Force

Rugby

Matt Hodgson wins Western Force top rugby award

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

Rugby

Western Force flogged by Auckland Blues

Western wobbles: Sam Wykes tries to make a break for the Force against the Blues.

A stunning opening assault from the Auckland Blues powered them to a 40-14 win over the Western Force in their Super 15 clash in Perth on Saturday night.

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Super Rugby

Queensland Reds up heat on Western Force in Super Rugby

Force of nature: Western Force winger Nick Cummins.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Rugby

Western Force beat Lions to boost finals hopes

Nick Cummins is wrapped up by the Lions defence during the Force's victory.

The Western Force recorded a franchise-record eighth win of the season with a 29-19 triumph over the Lions in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash in Perth.

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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.

Rugby Union

Western Force coach Michael Foley pans Super Rugby schedule

Nick Cummins.

Brad Elborough Western Force coach Michael Foley has panned the Super Rugby scheduling that will see his side play three games in three different countries within 14 days.

Western Force v Waratahs

Dave Dennis sits in the sin bin in Durban last month.

Live scores and stats as the Western Force host the NSW Waratahs.

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