The New South Wales Waratahs is an Australian Rugby League team that represents the state of New South Wales. It is referred to as the Waratahs or simply the ‘Tahs.
The Waratahs were the name of the Representative Team of the New South Wales Rugby Union (NSWRU) in the past and became the name for the New South Wales team when they competed in Super Six, Super 10, and Super 12 competitions.
The name and logo come from Waratah, the state flower of New South Wales. Their home stadium is the Aussie Stadium in Moore Park, Sydney.
In 2005, their best appearance in Super 12 was the individual semifinals in 2002, when they were defeated by Brumbies with a score of 51-10.
In 2005 they had the best season so far. It ranked second in the league standings and eventually lost to the Crusaders in the final. 2007 was a shocking year for the Waratahs. However, they reached the finals in 2008, where they lost to the Crusaders.
In 2014, the Waratahs team better on 2005 performance. They won the championship after defeating the Crusaders by a score of 33-32 in the final. Bernard Foley kicked a long-range penalty.
Home: Sydney Cricket Ground
Seating Capacity: 48,000
Head Coach: Rob Penney
Captain: Jake Gordon
Super Rugby Titles: 2014
Last Seasons: Super Rugby AU 2021: Played-8, Win-0, Lose-8 (5th);
Trans Tasman 2021: Played-5, Win-0, Lose-5 (10th)
|Round 1||Waratahs vs Fijian Drua Live Stream||Friday 18 February||9:45 pm||TBA|
|Round 2||Reds vs Waratahs Live Stream||Friday 25 February||9:45 pm||TBA|
|Round 3||Brumbies vs Waratahs Live Stream||Saturday 5 March||9:45 pm||GIO Stadium, Canberra|
|Round 4||Waratahs vs Force Live Stream||Sunday 12 March||12:00 AM||HBF Park, Perth|
|Round 5||Waratahs vs Rebels Live Stream||Saturday 19 March||9:45 pm||TBA|
|Round 6||Fijian Drua vs Waratahs Live Stream||Saturday 26 March||TBA||TBA|
|Round 7||Reds vs Waratahs Live Stream||Saturday 2 April||7:45 pm||Suncorp Stadium, Brisban|
|Round 9||Waratahs vs Force Live Stream||Saturday 16 April||7:45 pm||TBA|
|Round 10||Waratahs vs Crusaders Live Stream||Friday 22 April||7:45 pm||Sydney Cricket Ground|
|Round 11||Chiefs vs Waratahs Live Stream||Saturday 30 April||2:35 pm||FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton|
|Round 12||Waratahs vs Fijian Drua Live Stream||Saturday 7 May||7:45 pm||Sydney Cricket Ground|
|Round 13||Waratahs vs Reds Live Stream||Saturday 14 May||7:45 pm||TBA|
|Round 14||Force vs Waratahs Live Stream||Saturday 21 May||10:00 pm||HBF Park, Perth|
|Round 15||Highlanders vs Waratahs Live Stream||Friday 27 May||5:05 pm||Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin|
Forwards: Ruan Smith (Hunter Wildfires), Angus Bell (Sydney University), Harry Johnson-Holmes (Sydney University), Te Tera Faulkner (Southern Districts), Tiaan Tauakipulu (Randwick).
Hookers: Tom Horton (Sydney University), David Porecki (Manly)
Locks: Hugh Bokenham (Sydney University), Ned Hanigan (Randwick), Jed Holloway (Southern Districts), Max Douglas (Manly).
Backrow: Hugh Sinclair (Northern Suburbs), Will Harris (Eastern Suburbs), Michael Hooper (Manly), Carlo Tizzano (West Harbour), Lachie Swinton (Sydney University), Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco (Southern Districts).
Halves: Ben Donaldson (Randwick), Tane Edmed (Eastwood), Will Harrison (Randwick), Jake Gordon (Sydney University), Jack Grant (Eastern Suburbs),
Centres: Izaia Perese (Randwick), Lalakai Foketi (Manly), Joey Walton (Gordon)
Outside Backs: Tevita Funa (Western Sydney Two Blues), Triston Reilly (Randwick), James Ramm (Randwick), James Ramm (Randwick), Alex Newsome (Eastern Suburbs), Mark Nawaqanitawase (Eastwood).