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Super Rugby final favouritism: Surely it’s obvious?

I have been genuinely surprised to read and hear suggestion that Michael Cheika’s team will start the Super Rugby final as anything other than favourites. 759 more words

Pacific Islanders

Alofa relishing Nadolo challenge

Waratahs wing Alofa Alofa is ready to put his body on the line when he lines up against the Crusaders’ Nemani Nadolo in Saturday’s final in Sydney. 254 more words

Pacific Islanders

Waratahs to meet Crusaders final

The NSW Waratahs have outclassed the Brumbies 26-8 in a tense Super Rugby derby to set up a blockbuster final with the Crusaders.

Almost 40,000 fans packed into Allianz Stadium to see the Waratahs grimly defend their fortress and convert their only three try-scoring opportunities to earn a first title decider in Sydney. 540 more words

Super Rugby

Waratahs Weekend

With our first full week drawing to a close we thought we may as well embrace aussy life and go native….and what better way to do that than to spend our Saturday night at a TAHS match….better known as the Waratahs for those not down with the lingo just yet. 466 more words

Sydney

White won't target "freak" Folau

Brumbies scrum-half Nic White admits getting inside the head of Waratahs full-back Israel Folau is a pointless exercise as he is a “genuine freak”.

White, whose men play in Sydney on Saturday for what’s a huge semi-final between the stand-out Australian sides in 2014, said he was unaware of any sledging of the Wallaby number fifteen that took place in their fixture earlier in the regular-season and added it clearly had no effect. 304 more words

Personalities

Speight showered with praise

Stephen Larkham believes Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie is “rubbing his hands together” as he waits for Henry Speight to become eligible for action.

The Brumbies coach was speaking after wing Speight’s outstanding performance against the Chiefs, which saw him break the line 12 times. 152 more words

Pacific Islanders

Horne relishes facing Speight

NSW Waratahs winger Rob Horne has accepted the challenge of stopping Brumbies flyer Henry Speight in the Super Rugby semi-final in Sydney on Saturday night and has invited the ACT side to continue playing expansively. 646 more words

Super Rugby