Brumbies virtually end Waratahs' Super Rugby finals hopes with 26-20 win

The Brumbies may have ended the New South Wales Waratahs' finals hopes with a hoodoo-busting and bruising 26-20 Super Rugby triumph in Sydney.

An historic tryscoring hat-trick from winger Joe Tomane helped the Brumbies skip 11 points clear of their arch rivals in the Australian conference, after securing their first win at Allianz Stadium in 14 years.

Rebels to stay grounded after soaring to top of Aussie conf.

The Rebels humbled the Waratahs 21-17 at Allianz Stadium last night to record their first-ever win in Sydney and join the Brumbies as surprise equal conference leaders.

"It's a significant result for the club and the Rebels organisation," jubilant coach Tony McGahan said.

Brumbies score big win over Waratahs

A dominant Brumbies scrum shoved the Waratahs pack over the line for a penalty try in the 68th minute to set up the win before replacement back Nigel Ah Wong added a last-minute try to blow out the scoreline at Canberra Stadium.