Brumbies 24, Reds 6


The Aussie derbies continue as Jake White’s Brumbies host the Reds.


Brumbies: 15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Andrew Smith, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Clyde Rathbone, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (captain),
7 David Pocock, 6 Peter Kimlin, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Scott Fardy, 3 Dan Palmer, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Ben Alexander.
Replacements: 16 Siliva Siliva, 17 Ruaidhri Murphy, 18 Colby Faingaa, 19 Fotu Auelua, 20 Ian Prior, 21 Joseph Tomane, 22 Robbie Coleman.


Forwards: Nigel Ah Wong, Albert Anae, Jarrad Butler, Saia Faingaa, Liam Gill, James Hanson, Greg Holmes, Ed O’Donoghue, Eddie Quirk, Jake Schatz, Rob Simmons, James Slipper (captain), Adam Wallace-Harrison

Backs: Quade Cooper, Chris F’Sautia, Nick Frisby, Mike Harris, Digby Ioane, Jono Lance, Ben Lucas, Dom Shipperley, Ben Tapuai, Aidan Toua.

Referee: Andrew Lees (Australia)
Assistant referees: James Leckie (Australia) Ian Smith (Australia)
TMO: Matt Goddard (Australia)

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  1. Caught last part & post interview with the Jake White. :bowdown:

    After hearing him talk I’m convinced the spelling of “derby” should actually be “darby”.

    Good win & Brumbie stadium looks like a ghetto pitch vs that of the Rebels.

  2. The most significant take from this game was that defense had the upper hand over attack by a large margin. If one had to add up the total advantage meters gained via running and passing, you’d get a negative number. There was no lack of trying but it went mostly east to west, whilst shifting south.

    Ninety percent of the match was played between the 22 meter lines.

    Field position only changed via kicks and penalties.

  3. Reply to Deon @ 1:17 pm:

    Nah… Colby Faingaa does…

    Jeez the Aussies have quality depth @ opensider this year…

    Pocock, Hooper, Gill, Faingaa… we could do with some of them in RSA teams…