LIVE

    Foley wants to end season with a bang

    2017-07-12 08:38

    Cape Town - Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley says his side are playing for just as much pride as the Force when they meet on Saturday in Perth.

    Either the Force or Rebels will be axed from Super Rugby next season. It is also Force legend Matt Hodgson's last game for the club as he will retire at the end of the season.

    But the Waratahs, according to Foley, have just as much to play for with Dean Mumm and Rob Horne both playing their last games for the franchise.

    "I don't think the emotion, the pride, the passion, just belongs to them," Foley told the Canberra Times.

    "For us, we've got as much to play for in a season that hasn't gone our way, the results haven't gone the way we wanted them.

    "We've spoken about finishing the season off well, really putting an exclamation mark on what's been a challenging season.

    "That emotion, or that passion, they don't have a mortgage on it, just because it could be their last game or they've got the home crowd."

    Meanwhile, Foley has rubbished rumours that the Waratahs players want coach Daryl Gibson out of his role.

    "I can squash all rumours here, there's no chat of player dispute or questioning Daryl," he said.

    "He has the complete understanding and complete support of the playing squad."

    What To Read Next

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    Live Video Streaming
    Sport Talk

    Fixtures

    Saturday, 17 February 2018
    • Stormers v Jaguares, Cape Town 15:05
    • Lions v Sharks, Emirates Airlines Park 17:15
    Friday, 23 February 2018
    • Highlanders v Blues, 08:35
    • Rebels v Reds, AAMI Park 10:45
    Saturday, 24 February 2018
    • Sunwolves v Brumbies, Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium 06:15
    • Crusaders v Chiefs, 08:35
    • Waratahs v Stormers, Allianz Stadium 10:45
    • Lions v Jaguares, Emirates Airlines Park 15:05
    • Bulls v Hurricanes, Loftus Versfeld 17:15

    Results

    No results are available

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts

    Opinion Poll

    The 2017 Super Rugby tournament has reached its quarter-final stage. When all is said and done, who emerges victorious?

    The ultimate Super Rugby quiz!

    TAKE THE QUIZ
    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.