FxPro Super Rugby 2012 – HSBC Waratahs v Queensland Reds. As sporting rivalries go, it doesn’t get much bigger.
From Tamworth to Camperdown, the Community Connection program continues and HSBC Waratahs stars have been engaging with fans of all ages and backgrounds, participating in events including a shopping centre signing session, youth rugby mentoring program, rugby skills clinics, kids’ fun day and Mardi Gras Fair Day.
Wallaby heavyweights Wycliff Palu and Benn Robinson will be back in action for the HSBC Waratahs this Friday, taking on Tonga at the Sydney Football Stadium in final preparation for the start of the FxPro Super Rugby season the following week.
The HSBC Waratahs braved torrential rain to kick off the 2012 season with an impressive display, running in 13 tries against a physical Samoan side, including two for centre Tom Carter and a second half hat-trick for hooker Damien Fitzpatrick.
If you’ve ever dreamt of taking the field at the Sydney Football Stadium alongside the HSBC Waratahs, here’s your chance.
Berrick Barnes will lead the HSBC Waratahs out for their 2012 opener as they take on Samoa in the first of two trial matches against Pacific Island opposition
One lucky HSBC Waratahs fan will drive away from the HSBC Waratahs match against the Sharks next month in a brand new Volvo C70 Convertible valued at over $77,000.
Free entry to trial matches is just one of the benefits of being an HSBC Waratahs Member. Find out here how you can secure your seats for this year's trial matches.
Former Balmoral Nippers Damien Fitzpatrick and Greg Peterson received a rapturous welcome when the HSBC Waratahs duo returned to the beach at the weekend.
Rocky Elsom was today confirmed as captain of the HSBC Waratahs for the 2012 FxPro Super Rugby season.
The HSBC Waratahs will follow up their opening trial against Samoa with a second match against Pacific Island opposition when they take on Tonga at the Sydney Football Stadium on Friday, February 17. Both matches are presented by Air Pacific.
Berrick Barnes will visit Tamworth later this week as part of the HSBC Waratahs lead up to next month’s Woodleys Volvo Challenge trial match.
Judging by the enthusiasm at Coogee beach on Sunday morning, the HSBC Waratahs can expect plenty of vocal support from the younger generation of NSW fans.