Three tries to one gave the Waratahs a nervous victory over the Rebels in the Sydney rain on Saturday, sneaking home by 18-16.
Rebels head coach Tony McGahan has shown faith in the 23 who defeated the Reds at AAMI Park a fortnight ago.
The Rebels picked up their first home win of the Super Rugby season on Friday as they beat a 14-man Reds side 23-15 in Melbourne.
With just three wins between them in 12 games so far this year, the Melbourne Rebels host the Reds in Super Rugby on Friday.
Rebels head coach Tony McGahan has made just two changes to his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Reds in Melbourne.
Rebels prop Laurie Weeks has avoided surgery after injuring his knee against the Hurricanes, but will be out for eight weeks.
Extending their record to six wins from six games, the Hurricanes defence sealed a 36-12 win over the Melbourne Rebels.
Unbeaten as we reach Round Seven, can anyone stop the Hurricanes? It's unlikely to be the Rebels in Wellington on Friday.
Rebels coach Tony McGahan has made several changes to his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Hurricanes in Wellington.
Rebels wing Dom Shipperley has suffered an injury setback, fracturing his hand during the Saturday's loss to the Lions in Melbourne.
A 77th minute try from outside centre Lionel Mapoe saw the Lions come from behind to beat the Rebels 20-16 in Melbourne on Friday.
With two impressive away wins, the Rebels will be eager to bring that same joy to their Melbourne supporters when they host the Lions....
Rebels' head coach Tony McGahan made just one enforced change to his side to face the Lions on Friday at AAMI Park.
Melbourne Rebels skipper Scott Higginbotham believes that Friday's win over the Force is proof of the progress made by the side this year....
The Rebels made it two wins out of four games in Super Rugby this year as they overcame an out-of-form Force side 21-17 in Perth on Friday....
In their brief history the Rebels have a winning record against only one team, they'll be hoping to extend in Perth on Friday.
Utility forward Luke Jones will make his 50th appearance for the Rebels when they face the Western Force in Perth on Friday.