The Rebels made sure not to fall in the same trap as the Waratahs when they beat the Sunwolves 42-15 on Saturday.
With a victory over the Reds last week the Rebels was always looking at this match to put some more point between them and the Waratahs.
They score early with Hodge going over the whitewash.
Hodge was at the end of the second try as well when he rounded off some great interplay between backs and forwards.
The Rebels took the Sunwolves out of the game by dominating the breakdowns and were ready to punish them on any mistake they made.
Bill Meakes took advantage from some unorganised defence to get over for the Rebels third try
The Sunwolves did came back with two tries of their own by Semisi Masirewa but tries from Cooper and Hodge made sure the Rebels keep their lead over the visitors.
Will Genia added the sixth try on the board to end the game 42-15.
Rebels – Tries: Hodge (3), Meakes, Cooper, Genia. Conversions: Cooper (6).
Sunwolves – Tries: Masirewa (2). Conversion: Parker Penalty: Parker.