Hooker Stephen Moore has been named Brumbies captain, despite the likelihood of missing part of next year's Super Rugby season.
Broadcasting figures from the S15 semi-finals show an immense increase in viewership at the business end of the competition.
The Waratahs have booked their place in the Super Rugby final after beating the Brumbies in their semi-final in Sydney.
Captain Ben Mowen says the Brumbies deserve to win the S15 title, drawing on the work they have done over the last three years.
The Brumbies have named an unchanged side for this weekend's Super Rugby semi-final against the Waratahs in Sydney.
Former All Black and Highlanders wing Jeff Wilson has predicted that the Crusaders will win this year's Super Rugby competition.
New Zealander Glen Jackson will be the referee for the Sharks' Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Australia's Brumbies ended the Chiefs' two-year domination of Super Rugby with an epic playoff win in Canberra.
The Brumbies say they are treating NZ flyhalf Aaron Cruden as the Chiefs' major threat in their rematch of last year's S15 final.
Aaron Cruden and Matt Toomua's contrasting style could decide Saturday's Super Rugby playoff in Canberra.
Craig Joubert and Steve Walsh will referee this weekend's Super Rugby qualifiers when the competition reaches its business end.
The Crusaders head into the Super Rugby playoffs more confident than they have been in years after booking a home semi-final.
The Brumbies have convincingly beaten the Force in their Super Rugby match at the Canberra Stadium in Canberra.
Former Australia flyhalf Stephen Larkham has committed to coaching the Brumbies for another three years.
The Waratahs have gained a bonus-point win over the Brumbies and surpass the Sharks at the summit of the Super Rugby standings.