Home Tag Archives: New South Wales Waratahs

Tag Archives: New South Wales Waratahs

Waratahs Coach Urges Super Rugby Format Changes

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has urged Super Rugby chiefs to make sweeping changes to the competition’s format and a return to a round-robin system where all teams play each other once. The 15-team tournament is currently split into New Zealand, South African and Australian conferences, but it has come under increasing criticism this season. It was introduced in a …

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Watch: Israel Folau And Kurtley Beale Combine To Gift An ‘Own-Try’ To The Rebels

The Waratahs got back to winning ways this weekend after producing a remarkable comeback to emerge 51-27 winners against the Melbourne Rebels in Sydney at a sun-kissed Allianz Stadium in Sydney. At the end of the second-half, the Waratahs found themselves 3-20 down but they got a lifeline before the halftime whistle blew when Lalakai Foketi got their first try. The Tahs …

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Waratahs Have Returned To Preseason Training Just Two Weeks After Their Last Match

It was certainly a season to forget for the NSW Waratahs. The Sydney based Super Rugby side finished their 2017 campaign with just four victories after 15 fixtures. Like their Australian counterparts, they failed to record any victory over New Zealand opposition and they finished behind the Brumbies, the Queensland Reds and the Western Force in the Australian standings.  Head …

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Matching Pro 12 Sides To Their Super Rugby Equivalents

Munster Chiefs Pro 12

The Pro 12 is back in full swing this week after a European break, with all attention turning to who will qualify for the playoffs. Super rugby is now 6 rounds in and with the first British and Irish Lions game less than two months interested has never been hotter. Which begs the question: which Pro 12 side matches a …

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Cheika Blends Youth With Experience In Wallaby XV To Take On Eddie Jones’ Men

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 09: Australian Wallabies pose for a team photo media at Ballymore Stadium on June 9, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Michael Cheika has officially announced this morning his side which will take on the considerable challenge of halting the momentum of Grand-Slam champions England, thus overcoming ex-teammate and rival Eddie Jones. In a squad which see’s the introduction of an element of old and new, Cheika has decided to reward form by drafting in three uncapped players while also reincorporating …

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Michael Cheika Planning To Unleash Monster 123 Kg Winger Against England

Australia v Wales - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Michael Cheika is looking to beef up his backline. After the extent of Kurtley Beale’s knee injury was revealed, thoughts immediately moved as to who would replace the centre in the Australian line up. Although many Wallaby supporters would have expected to see Michael Cheika select a centre combination from a short list of players that includes, Matt Giteau, Tevita Kuridrani, …

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Kurtley Beale Set To Become Highest Paid Player In England

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Kurtley Beale of the Wallabies looks on during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and France at Allianz Stadium on June 21, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

According to reports from the Daily Telegraph and the Times, Australian international Kurtley Beale has put pen to paper on a record breaking deal that will see him join up with former Melbourne Rebels teammate Danny Cipriani at the Wasps. After reports surmounted during the week in which it appeared that the deal was dead in the water, it would …

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The Greatest Club Rivalries In World Rugby

BATH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A mass brawl breaks out between the two sides during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Leicester Tigers at the Recreation Ground on September 14, 2013 in Bath, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

We are on the eve of one of the greatest rivalries in club rugby. Tomorrow, the Glass House (The Forsyth Barr Stadium) in Dunedin will host the match between the Highlanders and the Crusaders; one of the biggest clashes in rugby. So this is the perfect time to look at some of the biggest rivalries in non-test rugby. Highlanders vs …

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Wasps Target Lions Full Back As Kurtley Beale Transfer Flounders

England v Australia - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Wasps look set to miss out on Kurtley Beale. When the Australian Daily Mail reported that Wasps were willing to make Kurtley Beale the highest paid player in the Premiership, fans were caught be surprise. Although Wasps were set to lose Charles Piutau at the end of the season, supporters and commentators alike were taken aback by the massive £1.5 million two …

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Watch: Israel Folau Tied With Lote Tuqiri As Waratahs All-Time Leading Try Scorer

In his first career start at outside centre, and in just his fourth season in professional rugby, New South Wales utility Israel Folau has drawn level with fellow dual international Lote Tuqiri as the Waratahs all-time leading try scorer. Folau tied Tuqiri’s record just after the half hour mark as the former Brisbane Bronco capitalised off some outstanding work from centre partner …

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Rugby League Player’s Comical eBay Auction Doesn’t Work Out

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 26: Ryan McGoldrick of Salford City Reds is tackled by Dave Allen and Joe Mellor of Widnes Vikings during the Magic Weekend at Etihad Stadium on May 26, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

eBay have taken down an advertisement by a Queensland-born rugby league player, according to the BBC. Ryan McGoldrick tried to sell himself on the website after a contract deal failed. The side he had signed for in New South Wales folded and he was left without a club. McGoldrick, from Cairns, played rugby league before playing union with the Waratahs …

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Welsh Regions To Join Super Rugby?

Ospreys v ASM Clermont Auvergne - European Rugby Champions Cup

The new Waratahs CEO has proposed a radical plan. Andrew Hore, the man who is set to become the new Waratahs CEO has proposed a plan whereby each of the four Welsh regions would join Super Rugby. Whether or not his proposal is realistic is another matter, but the current Ospreys CEO believes that something revolutionary needs to be done …

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