GEORGINA ROBINSON 6:21pm Waratahs mascot Tah Man has weighed into the controversy over Brumby Jack's presence at the Super Rugby semi-final, declaring Allianz Stadium a showpony-free zone this weekend.
ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher backs Brumby Jack's bid to get on field after being banned by Waratahs
CHRIS DUTTON 12:53am 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 on Saturday night.
CHRIS DUTTON 7:33pm Ewen McKenzie is salivating at an all-Australian semi-final which has the potential to launch World Cup dreams.
CHRIS DUTTON The ACT Brumbies will put Test ambitions on hold to chase Super Rugby success, declaring they won't be distracted by head-to-head Wallabies battles despite Australian coach Ewen McKenzie unveiling his squad on Wednesday.
CHRIS DUTTON ACT Brumbies director of rugby Laurie Fisher has challenged Scott Sio to add "an edge" to his performance against the NSW Waratahs, urging him to use his 120-kilogram frame to counter a physical onslaught in the Super Rugby semi-final.
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 Stadium sideline on Saturday night.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Australian rugby is salivating at the thought of ACT Brumbies winger Henry Speight pulling on a Wallabies' jersey later this year, but the Fijian flyer has been forced to postpone the dream of two of his siblings watching him play Super Rugby in Australia.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE Poker face, the enemy of glass doors or the master of mind games? Maybe NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika is all three, but the ACT Brumbies are playing a straight bat to anything the Super Rugby title favourites could use as ammunition to break their title drought.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE The Brumbies will run onto Allianz Stadium on Saturday night having never lost a final in the Harbour City.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE ACT Brumbies legend Joe Roff believes Fijian flyer Henry Speight is just as damaging as Israel Folau.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver says he is "not dissatisfied" with the departures of several high-profile players this year.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Waratahs attack coach Daryl Gibson has backed the Super Rugby minor premiers to hold on to in-form playmaker Kurtley Beale next year despite intense interest from the NRL.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs have a week to rest aching bodies and fix their lineout before "letting the club go" in a do-or-die semi-final in less than two weeks.
GEORGINA ROBINSON They have already made history but the 2014 Waratahs want more. Much more.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs will perform emergency surgery on their lineout and look to lift in every aspect of their game leading into a home semi-final in a fortnight's time.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs scored four tries and survived a set-piece mauling to secure a seventh straight victory this season and their biggest win over a shambolic Reds side at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.
Darren Walton A scathing assessment by Queensland great Stan Pilecki has the Reds fired up to put a dent in NSW's finals preparations when the traditional rivals meet in the last round of Super Rugby on Saturday.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Waratahs second-rower Kane Douglas has backed the ARU's tough stance on Test eligibility as he and good friend Nick Cummins prepare to leave Australia before next year's World Cup.
Adrian Warren The Waratahs are determined not to allow old rivals Queensland to verbally or physically blow them off course with a maiden Super Rugby title tantalisingly within reach.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs won their first minor premiership with the six-try, 44-16 win against the Highlanders on Sunday, drawing a standing ovation from a season-best crowd of 24,500 at Allianz Stadium.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs secured a history-making minor premiership and showed why they are without question the team to beat this season with a ferocious, six-try mauling of the Highlanders on Sunday.
MATTHEW BURKE When you are out in front of a race leading the pack, what is your state of mind?
SPIRO ZAVOS The Waratahs – Highlanders match at Allianz Stadium on Sunday afternoon is being marketed as “The Finals Decider: Bringing Home The Season!” Quite right. A win for the Waratahs, who are the tournament leaders, will entrench their position on the table. Home finals will be the reward a side that is bringing excitement and flair back to the Australian Conference.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Michael Cheika has warned the Waratahs will have to make "the biggest sacrifices" of their season to win a game that could ensure them a home semi-final in Sydney.
GEORGINA ROBINSON There was no wound-licking or navel gazing from injured NSW captain Dave Dennis this week.
Adrian Warren Jono Lance, the only current Waratah to have played in a Super Rugby title-winning team, says there's similarities between NSW and the triumphant 2011 Queensland side he played in.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs will make a run at the Super Rugby finals without their captain Dave Dennis after scans confirmed he would require surgery on an injured right knee.
GEORGINA ROBINSON Dual international Israel Folau has called for "level heads" at the Waratahs as they absorb the loss of their captain and look to continue a commanding march to the Super Rugby finals this week.
PAUL CULLY Dennis may not be a highlight reels man, but he gives the Waratahs such great balance.
GEORGINA ROBINSON The Waratahs rocketed to the top of the Super Rugby ladder with a five-try bonus-point win over arch rivals the Brumbies but will navigate a treacherous final two rounds and finals campaign without stalwart leader Dave Dennis.