17 Feb 2011

Rebels coach backs Waratahs

5:56 pm on 17 February 2011

The Melbourne Rebels rugby coach Rod McQueen has picked New South Wales to win their first ever Super Rugby title.

The new franchise takes on the Waratahs in their opening match in Melbourne tomorrow night.

The Rebels have a number of New Zealanders in their team to play the Waratahs tomorrow night, including Hoani Macdonald, Kevin O'Neill, Ged Robinson, Greg Somerville and Coper Vuna.

The ACT Brumbies were the last Australian team to win the Super Rugby title in 2004.