A bonus point was no consolation for the Western Force who missed the chance to head up the Australian Super Rugby conference with last night’s 22-16 loss to the Rebels.
The Hurricanes have continued their mid-season revival with a 39-20 Super Rugby win over the Blues in Wellington.
The NSW Waratahs won't die wondering and say they'll continue to throw the ball around in a high-stakes Super Rugby clash with the Bulls.
Former Wallaby and Brumbies coach David Nucifora has been appointed performance director with the Irish Rugby Football Union.
Western Force coach Michael Foley has made three enforced changes to the side that takes on the Rebels in tomorrow's Super Rugby clash in Melbourne, chasing a club record-breaking sixth consecutive win.
The Western Force will be without key players Luke Morahan and Alby Mathewson for Friday night's clash with the Melbourne Rebels.
The NSW Waratahs say there's no hiding the fact they're a far more formidable Super Rugby outfit with Wallabies fullback Israel Folau on deck.
Western Force received a boost ahead of tomorrow night's clash in Melbourne with prop Pek Cowan included in the squad for the crucial meeting with the Rebels.
An ARU spokesman has confirmed NSW Waratahs fullback Israel Folau will be available for selection against the Bulls this weekend
A much-changed Blues team featuring nine past or present All Blacks will face the Hurricanes in Wellington while Benji Marshall will sit on the bench.
The Wallabies face another demanding end to the year with four successive Tests on the spring tour of Europe confirmed.
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