Scott Higginbotham Having the extra week to get ready for the Cheetahs clash could have gone either way.
The Melbourne Rebels were brought crashing back to earth in brutal fashion on Saturday night with a shock 32-7 Super Rugby loss to the Western Force in Perth.
The Melbourne Rebels focus on making winning a habit as they prepare to face the Western Force.
There was a time when Western Force captain Matt Hodgson thought he would never get the chance to play a single game of Super Rugby.
Chris Dutton Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is prepared to put faith in his starting line-up this week against the Force.
Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies are hopeful winger Robbie Coleman will be fit to play against the Western Force, despite suffering a head knock in an ACT XV game last weekend.
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies recruit Lachlan McCaffrey declares he has nothing to prove against the Western Force.
David Polkinghorne Injured No.8 Fotu Auelua says the ACT Brumbies have the players and ability for a more attacking game plan and they won't ''shy away'' from that against the Western Force in Perth on Saturday,...
Chris Dutton Clyde Rathbone could be thrust into a surprise Super Rugby appearance in Perth due to injury.
Rupert Guinness The Western Force pose a greater threat as an attacking side than they have been given credit for, believes Waratahs coach Michael Cheika.
Richard Shute NSW Waratahs v Western Force at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Sunday 4.05pm
Richard Shute Western Force v Brumbies at NIB Stadium, Perth, Saturday 10pm
Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies will launch an early attacking raid against the Western Force on Saturday.
Former Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur will head up the Western Force’s expanded development program to identify and nurture the best talent from Australia and abroad.
Western Force coach Michael Foley will take a no-risk approach with Hugh McMeniman as the star Wallaby recovers from a complicated shoulder injury.
Western Force will take a no-risk approach with McMeniman's return.
The Western Force will have a distinct South African flavour next season with the Super Rugby franchise signing their eighth player from the Rainbow Nation.
Wallabies winger Nick Cummins is looking forward to helping the Western Force rebuild next Super Rugby season after signing a new deal.
Richard Shute Join RugbyHeaven for full, live commentary as the British and Irish Lions take on a weakened Force in Perth.
Western Force back-rower Richard Brown has announced he'll be taking up a two-year contract with Japanese club Honda Heat.