Jake Gordon scored three tries in 17 minutes as the New South Wales Waratahs produced a blistering start to beat the Queensland Reds in their Super Rugby AU clash.
The Hurricanes beat the Chiefs in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday and consigned the visitors to a ninth successive loss.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie hasn't given up on winning the tug-of-war for teen sensation Joseph Suaalii who's currently weighing up whether to sign with the NRL or with Rugby Australia.
The Rebels handed Super Rugby AU pacesetters the Brumbies their first defeat of the campaign with a convincing 30-12 victory at a rain-drenched Leichhardt Oval on Friday.
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.
Tongan Thor has a new sidekick with Baby Thor poised to make his Super Rugby AU debut when the Queensland Reds take on the NSW Waratahs in Saturday's SCG clash.
1:15 AM, April 20, 2019