The Waratahs are on the verge of being dumped out of Super Rugby following their 34-28 loss to the Blues on Friday.
Blues boss Tana Umaga has named an unchanged side for their final match of the year against the Waratahs on Friday.
The Blues will take an unchanged side into their penultimate Super Rugby match of the season, against the Brumbies at Eden Park.
The Hurricanes fought back from a seven-point half-time deficit to claim a victory over the Blues in Wellington.
The Hurricanes' five All Blacks will start against the Blues with Chris Boyd making just one change to the team that beat the Highlanders.
Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made it no secret that he wants to sign Hurricanes flyhalf Beauden Barrett.
Jerome Kaino, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi and Male Sa'u return to the Blues line-up for Saturday's clash with the Hurricanes.
The Highlanders have bolstered their backline stocks after signing Blues wing Tevita Li for the 2017 Super Rugby season.
All Blacks and Blues prop Charlie Faumuina has reportedly signed a three-year contract with French club Toulouse.
The Blues have announced the signing of two players who will join them from the Crusaders for the 2017 season.
Sonny Bill Williams has confirmed he will stay with the All Blacks until late 2019, while also moving to the Blues.
New Zealand Rugby is set to announce Sonny Bill Williams' move from Chiefs to Blues.
The Crusaders put in a strong second half performance to beat the Blues in their Super Rugby clash in Auckland.
The Blues were just too strong for the Western Force in a Super Rugby clash in Perth on Saturday.
Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made three changes to his starting line-up side that will face the Western Force in Perth.