An injury-depleted Brumbies have gone down 39-8 to the Waratahs overnight in Sydney.
Missing 11 players, including 6 Wallabies, it was never going to be an easy task for the Brumbies.
To make matters worse for the Brumbies, Tevita Kuridrani left the field injured after 10 minutes.
The Waratahs pushed out to a 14-0 lead after 20 minutes. Jesse Mogg pulled back a try for the Brumbies after leaping over Israel Folau in the corner.
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The Waratahs then put their foot on the accelerator eventually running away with a bonus point 39-8 win. The Waratahs are now the competition front runners.