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 Waratahs were formed in 1996. They represent the Australian Rugby Region of New South Wales (NSW).
The 2019 head coach is Daryl Gibson. The assistant coaches are Chris Malone & Simon Cron.
The 2019 squad is:
Forwards: Jack Dempsey; Damien Fitzpatrick; Ned Hanigan; Jed Holloway; Michael Hooper (C); Harry Johnson-Holmes; Sekope Kepu; Tolu Latu; Ryan McCauley; Will Miller; Rory O'Connor; Tatafu Polota-Nau; Tom Robertson; le Roux Roets; Rob Simmons; Tom Staniforth; Lachlan Swinton; Vui Shambeckler; Chris Talakai; Cody Walker; Michael Wells.
Backs: Adam Ashley-Cooper; Kurtley Beale; Cam Clark; Lalakai Foketi; Israel Folau; John Folau; Bernard Foley; Jake Gordon; Karmichael Hunt; Mack Mason; Alex Newsome; Nick Phipps; Curtis Rona; Mitch Short.
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 7th= on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$26.00