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New Wallabies era begins, Rennie names squad

The new era of Wallabies' rugby has officially begun with incoming Wallabies coach Dave Rennie releasing his first squad ahead of this year's Bledisloe Test series and Rugby Championship.

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51dESPN Staff

Waratahs re-sign young gun Harrison

Young Waratahs flyhalf Will Harrison has re-signed with the side for another three seasons after a breakout season in Super Rugby AU.

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52dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R10: Line-ups, odds, analysis

The Brumbies and Reds may have already secured their places in the Super Rugby AU finals, but there's still plenty to play for this weekend.

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55dSam Bruce

Super AU R9: To'omua shows class as Wallabies competition hots up

Round 9 of Super Rugby AU confirmed a home final for the Brumbies while the Rebels kept their playoff dreams alive. For the Wallabies however, the weekend's fixtures showed Dave Rennie the different style of player he has to consider.

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Waratahs beat Rebels but playoffs still undecided

The Waratahs beat the Rebels 38-32 in their Super Rugby AU clash in Sydney on Saturday, but the margin of victory was probably not enough to ensure the home side qualify for the playoffs of the domestic competition.

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59dSam Bruce

Some risk, but plenty of reward in Michael Hooper's Japanese move

No-one deserves a salary-boosting six-month stint in Japanese rugby more than Michael Hooper. It's true there is a small risk for Hooper himself, but there is upside for Australian rugby no matter which way you look at it -- Sam Bruce writes.

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59dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R9: Line-ups, odds, analysis

In the penultimate round of Super Rugby AU, four of the five teams are still fighting for a place in the finals with the Brumbies, Reds, Waratahs and Rebels all clambering for a top three position.

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60dAAP

Hooper to take six month sabbatical in 2021

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper will take up a six-month sabbatical deal to play rugby in Japan, leaving the NSW Waratahs without their biggest star for most of the next Super Rugby competition.

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62dSam Bruce

Super AU R8: What screen was the TMO watching?

Rugby has many laws that are difficult to understand, but the offside rule isn't one of them. So how then did the TMO get it so wrong in Canberra, particularly when he has the benefit of multiple replays?

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65dSam Bruce

'Content is king': Waratahs boss backs RA's Origin play

Rugby Australia hopes a State of Origin series might grab the attention of interested broadcasters and while there are concerns around whether it could dilute the existing Waratahs-Reds clashes, the concept has cautious support at NSW.

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69dSam Bruce

Super Rugby AU proving it has entertainment to stand alone

Australian Super Rugby derbies have for many years been dreadfully dour affairs. But Super Rugby AU has broken the shackles of restraint and is rewarding long-suffering fans, giving Rugby Australia something to ponder amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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72dAAP

Waratahs down Force for Super Rugby win

The NSW Waratahs have made a statement about their Super Rugby AU title intentions, taking down the Western Force 28-8 in their Friday night clash on the Gold Coast.

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73dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R7: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Last week saw the competition come to life with some impressive performances. This week, we'll be hoping for more of the same as the Force look for their first win, while the Rebels aim to keep the winning streak going.

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66dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R8 Line-ups, odds, analysis

There are just three more rounds to come in Super Rugby AU, with this weekend's game both having a serious impact on the final make-up of the finals placings. Can the Waratahs spring an upset and roll the Brumbies in Canberra?

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Wallabies coach backs trans-Tasman concept

Rugby Australia is set to rebuff a proposal by its New Zealand counterpart for an eight-team competition featuring just two Australian teams. But Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is confident a solution will be brokered.

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77dSam Bruce

Wallabies: Four more games to force Dave Rennie's hand

If Dave Rennie was picking a Wallabies starting XV tomorrow, how many positions could he sort with one swift swipe of the pen? There is an argument to be made that all 15 spots are open, adding extra weight to the second half of Super Rugby AU.

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86dESPN Staff

Rob Simmons to leave Waratahs

NSW Waratahs captain Rob Simmons will be departing the club for overseas opportunities at the end of the Super Rugby AU season, the team confirmed on Friday.

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93dReuters

Road warrior Rebels down woeful Waratahs

The Rebels got their first success on their enforced road trip when they beat the Waratahs 29-10 in a scrappy, penalty-strewn Super Rugby AU contest at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

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90dSam Bruce

Tahs boss says he'd pick 'rugby boy' Suaalii this year

Rob Penney has confirmed he addressed some Waratahs unrest amid Rugby Australia's pursuit of Joseph Suaalii, but that those concerns have been allayed and the franchise is now excited by what the teenager could bring to the team as early as this year.

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90dBrittany Mitchell

SR AU R4: Is the Super AU title the Brumbies' to lose?

With another week in the books, Aussie rugby fans were given a real look at who are the contenders and who are the pretenders after the Brumbies kept a clean sheet against the Force, while the Waratahs looked woeful against the Rebels.

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80dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R6: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Super Rugby AU round 6 sees the competition enter return fixtures with the Brumbies solidifying their place at the top of the table while three teams hunt to stay in the race for the inaugural title.

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94dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R4: Line-ups, odds, analysis

After three rounds the top of the leader board is beginning to cramp with the Reds holding a one point lead over the Brumbies, but with Queensland sitting out Round 4 with a bye, the Brumbies have the perfect opportunity to move into top spot.

2020 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • WARAT11th
    Tries Scored 1st Queensland Reds : 32 Tries Scored
    REDS1st
    15
    32
  • WARAT14th
    Points Difference 1st Brumbies : 93 Points Difference
    BRUMB1st
    -110
    93