Queensland Reds' long wait for a win over the Waratahs is over after Brad Thorn's side held their nerve inside the closing minutes to close out a 32-26 win, their first over NSW in 11 games.
The oldest rivalry in Australian rugby will have a distinctly vibrant look about it when the latest chapter is written on Friday night. In a new competition, amid dark times, the presence of youth shines through.
NSW Rugby boss Paul Doorn says he has received no indication from Waratahs players about potential strike action, a move that would be met with severe backlash after NSW Rugby revealed its staffing cuts on Tuesday.
A lot has happened in Australian rugby since Super Rugby was suspended on March 14. But after all the drama, we are now just a week away from the launch of Super Rugby AU. Your ultimate guide to the tournament is here.
Australian men's Sevens star Nick Malouf has bolstered the Waratahs stocks ahead of Super Rugby AU, joining the squad after the Sevens side was stood down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The release of Super Rugby title winner Kurtley Beale has left the Waratahs with a large void at both fullback and in leadership, but Waratahs coach Rob Penney believes his young squad have the talent and maturity to fill the gap.
Australia utility back Kurtley Beale has requested an early release from his New South Wales Waratahs contract and will not play Super Rugby Australia, according to a media report on Sunday.
Australia's Super Rugby chief executives have been invited to be part of a conference call with their New Zealand counterparts as All Blacks great Justin Marshall says both nations need each other moving forward.
Rugby Australia has signed off on the trial laws it hopes will make its new Super Rugby AU competition a more entertaining product.
Rugby Australia have unveiled the full season draw for Super Rugby AU with long-standing rivals the Waratahs and Queensland Reds to open the season with the Western Force to wait till Round 2 for their long awaited return.
Australian rugby has been through its share of negative headlines over the COVID-19 crisis, but it at last will have some actual rugby to ease the pain when Super Rugby AU kicks off on Friday. Here is everything you need to know for Round 1.
Rugby Australia remain days away from announcing a format or fixtures list for a domestic Super Rugby competition proposed to kick off in early July.
New South Wales Waratahs coach Rob Penney almost did not make it back to Australia last Sunday but has now got used to coaching a group of "sausages" while being confined to quarantine.
After a tumultuous six weeks that saw the resignations of CEO Raelene Castle and director PeterWiggs, Rugby Australia has a new figurehead - former News Corp and Channel Ten executive Hamish McLennan.
One of the worst kept secrets in Australian rugby has been confirmed, with French club Racing 92 announcing the signing of Wallabies veteran Kurtley Beale on a two-year deal.
Rugby Australia and chairman Paul McLean have received a timely vote of confidence amid the code's disastrous current predicament with the nation's provincial Unions united in their support ... all those except for New South Wales.
Will Harrison has taken encouragement from All Blacks ace Aaron Cruden on board as he continues to work hard during Super Rugby's hiatus, the young No. 10 also providing another alternate viewpoint on the competition's structure.
Michael Hooper has opened up on the "tough conversations" he was forced to have with a fractured playing group as the Israel Folau saga, a situation he admits he struggled to deal with as Wallabies captain.
Rugby Australia and the Rugby Union Player's Association have agreed to an interim pay deal according to RUPA CEO Justin Harrison.
The NSW Waratahs will be paid in full on Wednesday, despite an agreement yet to be reached between Rugby Australia and the players' union.
An anticipated Easter resolution to the pay talks between Rugby Australia and the players' union hasn't eventuated by early Monday evening, with the clock now ticking especially loud for the NSW Waratahs.
It looks increasingly likely that the July Test series won't go ahead. Rugby Australia is desperate for some sort of content through the middle of the year, so why not stage a Wallabies trial series ... with a twist.
Dave Rennie has more playing options than you might think, and a decision to make on whether he opts for immediate overhaul or more gradual change. We've helped him out with either path using the 10-5 split.
Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle says ongoing government restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus could put extreme financial pressure on her organisation and they have suspended their media rights process.
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- WARAT14thPoints Difference 1st Brumbies : 93 Points DifferenceBRUMB1st-11093