Waratahs - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Cambridge Blue Shorts: Oxford Blue Socks: Oxford Blue with Cambridge Blue tops
Home Ground: Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney
Chairman: Roger Davis
CEO: Andrew Hore
The most appearances is by Benn Robinson (144).
The most points scored is by Matt Burke (959).
The most tries scored is by Lote Tuqiri (30).
The Waratahs were formed in 1996. They represent the Australian Rugby Region of New South Wales (NSW).
The head coach is Daryl Gibson. The assistant coaches are Chris Malone & Simon Cron.
The 2019 squad is:
Forwards: Dempsey Jack; Fitzpatrick Damien; Hanigan Ned; Holloway Jed; Hooper Michael (C); Johnson-Holmes Harry; Kepu Sekope; Latu Tolu; McCauley Ryan; Miller Will; O'Connor Rory; Robertson Tom; Roets le Roux; Simmons Rob; Staniforth Tom; Swinten Lachlan; Shambeckler Vui; Walker Cody; Wells Michael.
Backs: Ashley-Cooper Adam; Beale Kurtley; Clark Cam; Foketi Lalakai; Folau Israel; Folau John; Foley Bernard; Gordon Jake; Hegarty Bryce; Mason Mack; Newsome Alex; Phipps Nick; Rona Curtis.
They play 8 Home games against: Hurricanes; Reds; Crusaders; Sunwolves; Rebels; Sharks; Jaquares; Brumbies.
They play 8 Away games against: Sunwolves; Brumbies; Blues; Bulls; Lions; Reds; Rebels; Highlanders.
They finished in 3rd position at the end of the 2018 round-robin stages going on to lose in a semi final.
They have finished in the top 6 of the round-robin stages of the Super competition 12 times out of 23 years.
In the play-offs they have featured in three finals, losing twice to the Crusaders, in 2005 & 2008 & beating the Crusaders in 2014.
Their average finishing position is 6.39.
They are 6th on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$12.00.