Waratahs defence coach Nathan Grey has revealed his side is training with 13 men to prepare for playing under the stricter laws this year.
The Waratahs have announced the signing of lock David McDuling for the 2017 Super Rugby season.
The Waratahs have named their 35-man squad for 2017's Super Rugby season as players officially return to pre-season training this week.
The Waratahs have announced the re-signing of backrow Jack Dempsey who will stay with the Sydneysiders for another two seasons.
The Waratahs have announced the return of hooker Damien Fitzpatrick who has signed a two-year contract with his home side.
The Western Force have announced the appointment of Shaun Berne as the club's attack coach for the 2017 and 2018 Super Rugby seasons.
The Waratahs have added to their playing stocks for 2017 with the announcement of flyhalf Bryce Hegarty re-signing for a further season.
The Waratahs have announced the signing of powerful second row duo Dean Mumm and Leon Power.
The Waratahs have announced the signing of former international Sevens and Brumbies representative Michael Wells for two seasons.
The Waratahs have announced the re-signing of 21-year-old prop, Tom Robertson who has committed to the club until 2018.
Waratahs chief executive Andrew Hore has revealed that the franchise won't be signing Jarryd Hayne in a "watershed moment" for the team.
The Waratahs have confirmed the departure of prop Jeremy Tilse and wing Matt Carraro, who join a list of experienced players moving on.
Jarryd Hayne has held talks with the Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver to discuss a possible move to the Waratahs.
Dean Mumm and Tatafu Polota-Nau are still weighing up their options for 2017 following the end of the Waratahs Super Rugby campaign.
Waratahs lock Sam Lousi has signed a multi-year deal that will see him play for the Hurricanes and Wellington through to the end of 2018.