Super Rugby: Waratahs Waste The Chance To Beat Finals Bound Reds

by Brendan Bradford - A 14-12 loss to the Reds at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night pretty much summed up the Waratahs’ entire season. They showed plenty of early promise, built momentum and looked likely at times, but were ultimately undone by untimely mistakes, too much dropped ball and a couple of crucial missed kicks. The Waratahs relinquished a 12-8 halftime lead through repeated ill-discipline and although they dominated the closing quarter, a succession of handling errors, a missed penalty and a horrible last second drop goal attempt by Berrick Barnes sealed the home side’s fate while the Reds march on to the finals against the Crusaders next weekend. "I'm obviously very disappointed," said coach Michael Cheika. Dave Dennis takes t
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