The Waratahs were formed in 1996. They represent the Australian Rugby Region of New South Wales (NSW). Their home ground is Sydney Football Staium in Sydney.
Their colours are Sky Blue.
The Waratahs play 6 Home & 7 Away games in the 2010 season. Their bye is in the 10th round.
Their 2010 coach is Chris Hickey.
Previous coaches were: Chris Hawkins, Matt Williams, Ian Kennedy, Bob Dwyer & Ewen McKenzie.
The captain is Wallaby flanker Phil Waugh.
Current or ex Internationals in the 2010 squad are: Alastair Baxter, Kurtley Beale, Luke Burgess, Will Caldwell, Tom Carter, Adam Freier, Daniel Halangahu, Dean Mumm, Wycliff Palu, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Benn Robinson, Lachlan Turner, Berrick Barnes, Josh Holmes, Sekope Kepu & Drew Mitchell.
The Waratahs finished in 5th position at the end of the 2009 round-robin stages.
They have finished in the top 4 of the round-robin stages of the Super competition 4 times out of 14 years, the latest in 2008. Their worst finish was 13th out of 14 in 2007.
In the Top 4 play-offs they have featured in two finals, losing both times to the Crusaders, in 2005 & 2008.
Their Home & Away winning percentage is 68% & 39% respectively. Their average Home & Away scores against all teams is: 28.9 v 19.1 at Home & 22.8 v 26.4 Away. Their toughest opponents at Home have been the Crusaders & Reds followed by the Blues & Stormers & Away the Blues, Brumbies & Crusaders followed by the Bulls & Hurricanes.
Their best score & winning margin (+46) was 53-7 against the Bulls in 2001. Their worst score & losing margin (-77) was 19-96 against the Crusaders in 2002.
They are 7th= on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ $11. On overseas betting places they are also picked 7th= @ $10.
Their website is: http://www.waratahs.com.au