The ANZAC spirit is as meaningful to the nation – and the rugby community - as ever.
Coach Campbell Aitken has tipped Waratahs No. 8 Tala Gray as the man to lift the Beasties to their first win of the season in Friday’s ANZAC Day showdown against Northern Suburbs.
After notching up an important away against the Stormers in South Africa three weeks ago, NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika is now looking to add a second, today an unchanged starting XV for the ANZAC Day clash with the Blues in Auckland.
The NSW Waratahs would like to update all members and fans on the situation with Allianz Stadium.
The Warringah Rats have maintained their perfect unbeaten run, notching up a bonus-point 40-19 Easter Friday win over Eastern Suburbs.
The NSW Waratahs have held off a fast-finishing Blue Bulls outfit to record a crucial 19-12 win at Allianz Stadium
This Saturday excited Van and Josie Larkin will have the honour of handing over the match ball. As they do so, their memories will proudly turn to their brother Gus.
Israel Folau will make a return to action at fullback for the showdown with the Bulls at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night, in the Waratahs’ Easter Family Funday.
Manly coach Phil Blake is championing new signing Shaun Treweek as the man who could make the difference when his side face reigning champions the Students this weekend, live on ABC TV.
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 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.