The much improved Rebels are looking for their first ever Super Rugby victory over neighbours the Waratahs.
We are waiting for the kick off.
The Rebels kick off and we are underway.
1.00: Early mistakes from both sides. Probably nerves.
2.00:Both teams use the boot to try and gain territory and then the Waratahs change tact and run it. Israel Folau takes his eye off the ball and drops it.
5.00: Penalty to the Rebels. Jason Woodward takes the kick and slots it. The Rebels lead.
7.00: Penalty to the Waratahs for offside. Berrick Barnes takes the kick and slots it. The scores are level.
8.00: The Rebels turn the ball over in the Waratahs 22. The Rebels continue to attack and then they spread the ball wide and Tom English scores in the corner. TRY!
10.00: Jason Woodward takes the conversion kick and it goes in off the post.
11.00: Penalty right in front for the Waratahs. Berrick Barnes takes the kick inside the Rebels 22. Barnes slots the kick to cut the gap.
13.00: The Rebels get another break though and they get the ball up to the line and then after a couple of phases they go over but are held up.
16.00: Israel Folau makes a break for the Waratahs who gains some ground but after the recycle the Waratahs knock on. Rebels scrum near the half way line.
20.00: Rebels winning the territory battle as they are keeping the Waratahs pinned back in their half.
25.00: The Waratahs are starting to gain more control of the match. Dave Dennis makes a break for the visitors and he passes to the backs but they are caught and the Rebels turn the ball over and take it out.
28.00: the Rebels win a scrum and Scott Higginbotham almost gets through but as the Waratahs tackle they infringe so the Rebels have a penalty.
29.00: Jason Woodward takes the kick for posts and slots it.
31.00: Penalty to the Waratahs. Barnes kicks for touch. He nails it.
33.00: Rebels fullback catches everyone off guard as he goes for a drop goal from 48m out. He just misses.
36.00:The Rebels try to run the ball out of their 22 but Israel Folau intercepsts and the Waratahs take the lead when he scores the Tahs first TRY!.
37.00: Berrick Barnes takes the conversion kick and nails it.
40.00: The siren sounds for half time but the Waratahs have the ball. They knock on however so it is half time.
The half time score was Rebels 13 Waratahs 16
Berrick Barnes kicks off and we are underway.
42.00: The Waratahs make a fairly strong start but then they knock on. Wycliff Palu takes a knock and needs some bandaging up which holds the game up.
44.00: Penalty to the Waratahs. Berrick Barnes takes the kick and slots it.
45.00: Another penalty for the Waratahs. They kick for touch.
49.00: The Rebels allow the Waratahs to make huge ground on attack as they retreat. Kepu tries a grubber but it ends up being a knock on. Sekope Kepu goes down injured.
51.00: The Waratahs win a line out inside the Rebels half but as they try to go forward they are pushed back and then the Rebels turn the ball over kick it downfield.
56.00: Gareth Delve comes on for the Rebels after a spell of pressure form the home side. The Waratahs get a free kick but they don't find touch and the Rebels attack until they win a penalty. Hooper offside.
58.00: Jason Woodward takes the penalty kick and slots it.
64.00: Hooper concedes another penalty so the Rebels have another penalty kick. Woodward takes the kick and slots it to level the scores.
65.00: The Waratahs work the ball into the Rebels 22. The Rebels turn the ball over but don't release so they concede a penalty in front of the posts. Brendan McKibbin takes the kick and slots it. Tahs lead again.
69.00: Drew Mitchell tries to break down the wing but is shoved into touch.
71.00: The Waratahs have the ball on attack. They go through 18 phases but are still outside the Rebels 22.
72.00: After 22 phases the Rebels turn the ball over and kick it out.
73.00: Possession in the last 10 minutes has been 90% for the Waratahs.
74.00: The Rebels work the ball all the way downfield. They get to the 5m line and stretch the Waratahs and then Tom English goes over in the corner for his second TRY!
76.00: The conversion is missed but the Rebels lead.
78.00: Penalty to the Waratahs. McKibbin takes the shot and he misses.
80.00: The Waratahs have the ball on attack as the Rebels hang on in their 22. The Rebels turn the ball over and kick it out to win. That's it.
The full time score is Rebels 24 (13) Waratahs 22 (16)
Tries - T.English 2
Pen - J.Woodward 4
Con - J.Woodward
Tries - I.Folau
Pen - B.Barnes 5
Con - B.Barnes
Referee: Garratt Williamson
Assistant Ref 1:Rohan Hoffmann
Assistant Ref 2:Matt O'Brien
TMO : Peter Marshall
1. Nic Henderson , 2. Ged Robinson , 3. Laurie Weeks , 4. Hugh Pyle , 5. Luke Jones , 6. Jarrod Saffy , 7. Scott Fuglistaller , 8. Scott Higginbotham (C) , 9. Nick Phipps , 10. Bryce Hegarty , 11. Lachlan Mitchell , 12. Rory Sidey , 13. Mitch Inman , 14. Tom English , 15. Jason Woodward
16. Shota Horie , 17. Paul Alo-Emile , 18. Cadeyrn Neville , 19. Gareth Delve , 20. Nic Stirzaker , 21. James Hilgendorf , 22. Kimami Sitauti
1. Benn Robinson , 2. John Ulugia , 3. Sekope Kepu , 4. Sitaleki Timani , 5. Kane Douglas , 6. Dave Dennis (c), 7. Michael Hooper , 8. Wycliff Palu , 9. Matt Lucas , 10. Bernard Foley , 11. Drew Mitchell , 12. Berrick Barnes , 13. Adam Ashley-Cooper , 14. Peter Betham , 15. Israel Folau
Replacements, 16. Luke Holmes , 17. Paddy Ryan , 18. Will Skelton , 19. Mitchell Chapman , 20. Brendan McKibbin , 21. Rob Horne , 22. Tom Kingston