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Waratahs blitz hapless Reds by record margin
Waratahs 45 Reds 12
Reds

Waratahs blitz hapless Reds by record margin

Word began to quickly spread through rugby circles on Saturday evening. The NSW Waratahs, with two wins from their past 10 matches, were officially back.

  • by Tom Decent

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Rebels breathe life into Super Rugby AU with big win over Brumbies
Rebels 30 Brumbies 12
Brumbies

Rebels breathe life into Super Rugby AU with big win over Brumbies

Four first-half tries – the most points the Rebels had ever scored in an opening 40 minutes outside of Melbourne – left Australia’s premier side speechless and bereft of answers.

  • by Tom Decent
Thorn questions crucial penalty call as Brumbies sink Reds with final kick in thriller
Brumbies 22 Reds 20
Reds

Thorn questions crucial penalty call as Brumbies sink Reds with final kick in thriller

Three rolling-maul tries and a penalty from Mack Hansen after full-time proved just enough for the Brumbies to ruin what should have been an epic Reds comeback.

  • by Tom Decent
Waratahs' season in tatters after record loss to Rebels
Waratahs 10 Rebels 29
Australian rugby

Waratahs' season in tatters after record loss to Rebels

At a time when Australia is desperate to convince its Kiwi neighbours they deserve five teams in a new competition, this error-riddled match wasn’t the game to use as evidence.

  • by Tom Decent
First 'Super Time' ends in a draw as Rebels and Reds split points
Rebels 18 Reds 18
Rebels

First 'Super Time' ends in a draw as Rebels and Reds split points

Introduced for this year's Super Rugby AU competition, 10 minutes of 'Super Time' could not split the sides after a second-half fightback by the Reds locked the scores at 18-all at Brookvale Oval.

  • by Tom Decent
Rebels fall short against Brumbies, set for Brookvale Oval fixture
Brumbies 31 Rebels 23
Brumbies

Rebels fall short against Brumbies, set for Brookvale Oval fixture

Melbourne came up short against the Brumbies on Saturday and have a six-day turnaround before a clash on Sydney's northern beaches.

  • by Tom Decent
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'That was State of Origin': Reds claim bragging rights over Waratahs in bruising clash
Reds 32 Waratahs 26
Australian rugby

'That was State of Origin': Reds claim bragging rights over Waratahs in bruising clash

There was no shortage of niggle and the physicality was intense during a four-tries-to-two clash sealed by a couple of late James O’Connor penalties.

  • by Tom Decent
Shutdown can't come quick enough for Waratahs after latest heavy loss
Brumbies

Shutdown can't come quick enough for Waratahs after latest heavy loss

The Waratahs will be relieved Super Rugby is being shut down after crashing to another painful defeat to the high-flying Brumbies in Canberra.

  • by Tom Decent
'Embarrassing': Waratahs coach unleashes after record loss to Chiefs
Waratahs

'Embarrassing': Waratahs coach unleashes after record loss to Chiefs

Another heavy loss to a New Zealand side is a major concern and raises questions as to whether this Waratahs side is even going to come close to playing finals.

  • by Tom Decent
Reds suffer cruel Super loss to Crusaders
Reds

Reds suffer cruel Super loss to Crusaders

Wayward goalkicking has cost the Queensland Reds dearly in a 24-20 loss to the Crusaders after threatening to halt one of the great Super Rugby streaks.

  • by Daniel Gilhooly
McKellar satisfied with Brumbies' momentum ahead of Waratahs derby
Sunwolves 14 Brumbies 47
Sunwolves

McKellar satisfied with Brumbies' momentum ahead of Waratahs derby

The Brumbies ran in seven tries at Wollongong to make it four wins from five starts and will be looking to continue their fine form against the Waratahs.

  • by Tom Decent