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Memo Waratahs: You were awful - do something - anything

Where's the joy: Michael Hooper was one of the many dejected-looking Waratahs - and fans - after the loss to the Brumbies.

There are losses, there are bad losses, there are disgraceful losses, there are disgraceful losses including craven collapses and then . . . there is the Waratahs' 28-12 loss to the Brumbies at the Sydney Football Stadium last Saturday night.

Waratahs hint at changes for 'must-win' clash

Nick Phipps has struggled to find consistent good form this season.

Waratahs assistant coach Nathan Grey has foreshadowed a number of changes to the NSW side to face the Melbourne Rebels on Friday but the exact make-up of the team ahead of a "must-win game" might not be known until right before kick-off.

Waratahs take on Brumbies in crucial clash

Ready for the rivalry: Reece Robinson

The NSW Waratahs return from South Africa desperate for points, while the ACT Brumbies will want to put questions over their future behind them as they look to build on some solid performances in recent weeks. Follow live here for all the action.