Australia have secured the commitment of two key players after David Pocock and Kurtley Beale signed new deals with the ARU.
Waratahs utility back Jono Lance is flying to Bloemfontein to join the Sydney-based side for Saturday's clash with the Cheetahs.
Waratahs winger Rob Horne has been cited for a tip tackle during the defeat to the Lions on Saturday.
Ruan Combrinck scored two tries and created another as the Lions held off the Waratahs 27-22 in Johannesburg.
Dean Mumm will make his return for the Waratahs off the bench this weekend as they make two changes against the Lions.
The Waratahs will be brimming with confidence when they take on the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Waratahs forwards Tolu Latu and Will Skelton have both had their appeals against suspensions rejected by SANZAR.
The Waratahs plan to appeal the suspensions handed down to Tolu Latu and Will Skelton after they were banned for a lifting tackle.
Waratahs duo Will Skelton and Tolu Latu were banned for two weeks and four weeks for a tip tackle on the Crusaders' Sam Whitelock.
Waratahs boss Michael Cheika defended Will Skelton's tackling after the lock was criticised following their win over the Crusaders.
Waratahs hooker Tolu Latu and lock Will Skelton have both been cited for alleged foul play during Saturday's Super Rugby win over the...
The Waratahs moved top of the Australian conference on Saturday as they saw off the Crusaders 32-22 with a try bonus-point.
The Waratahs host the Crusaders in Sydney on Saturday in a repeat of last year's final and with play-off hopes on the line.
Michael Cheika has named an unchanged Waratahs side for their Super Rugby final rematch against the Crusaders this weekend.
Australia and Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau has been given extra time to recover from his latest concussion setback.
Glasgow Warriors have signed Fijian winger Taqele Naiyaravoro from the Waratahs on a long-term deal, subject to a visa and medical.
Taqele Naiyaravoro has revealed he would stay in Australia if he gets called up by the Wallabies despite signing an overseas deal.