Season 2017 has seen the worst start to a season by Australian Super Rugby franchises in six years.
Of the 10 matches played by the Aussie sides in the opening two rounds, there have only been three wins, making it the worst start to a season since 2011, when the Melbourne Rebels entered the competition.
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Speaking of the Rebels, they were smashed 71-6 by the Hurricanes, even worse than the 56-18 drubbing they received from the Blues in round one. That is now a whopping 127 points conceded in the opening two rounds and only one win from 14 matches in New Zealand.
The Waratahs conceded a mammoth 55 points, to lose by 19 points to the Lions.
It was the most points conceded by the Waratahs in a match since 2002.
The Western Force did get a win however, beating fellow Australian side, the Reds, 26-19 at NIB Stadium.