A double from scrumhalf Josh Holmes last night helped the Warringah Rats down Parramatta with a bonus-point 35-24 win at Pittwater Rugby Park.
Waratahs captain Dave Dennis has labelled last night’s 28-16 loss to the Force in Perth as disappointing.
ARU STATEMENT: NSW Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s match against the Western Force in Perth by Australian Rugby Union, following further medical advice regarding his throat injury
The Central West region has scooped the top senior and Colts titles at this year’s NRMA Country Rugby Championships, held in Mudgee recently.
The Rats are flying high after two bonus point wins see them sit joint-top of the Magners Shute Shield table after the first two rounds.
Injuries to wingers Peter Betham and Alofa Alofa have forced Waratahs coach Michael Cheika to call in a replacement for Saturday’s showdown with the in-form Western Force.
The NSW rugby community has today joined Australian Rugby Union in celebrating the 100th birthday of Australia’s oldest Wallaby and Waratah, Gordon Stone.
The NSW Waratahs have ended their South African tour on a high note, overcoming the Stormers 22-11 in a frenetic encounter in Cape Town.
Gordon’s young guns have faced their toughest challenge yet, going down 70-12 to competition heavyweight Eastwood at Chatswood Oval.
The NSW Waratahs will take on the DHL Stormers at Newlands on Sunday morning in Round 8 of the 2014 Asteron Life Super Rugby competition
The Tahs have recorded two wins out of eight against the Stormers at their home ground.