Do officials crave the limelight too?

March 20, 2016 24
Officials Officials are starting to act like neglected kids who have always sought attention with atrocious calls and decisions every week. It is as if they want to be in the headlines every week and for all the wrong reasons. Some may call the criticism unfair but its warranted with the number of high profile…

Wallabies down to 31!

July 10, 2015 9
Michael Cheika has cut down his squad to 31 players. The Wallabies had assembled as a 40 man squad but with a clash against the Springboks coming up the squad has been trimmed. While the players will remain in the group it sees some surprise omissions including Christian Leali'ifano and Wycliff Palu. Dave Dennis, Samu…

Five South African born players to take on the Lions for the Brumbies.

June 17, 2013 13
In 2001, minus the majority of their stars away with the Wallabies, the Brumbies went pain-stakingly close to knocking the Lions over at Canberra Stadium. A late try to Austin Healey saved the Lions, who won 30-28, but it was a moment Brumbies supporters have not forgotten and will be hoping to go one better…

Kings ring changes for Brumbies

April 3, 2013 5
The Kings have made a number of changes for their 3rd game on tour against the Brumbies. The most notable changes are: Waylon Murray starts at 13, with Ronnie Cooke moving to 11 on Wing. Marcello Sampson returns from injury (bruised heel) on the bench. Nicolas Vergallo starts at 9, with Shaun Venter (bruised ankle…

De Jongh back for Stormers

March 20, 2013 0
Fit-again Springbok centre Juan de Jongh will start at outside centre for the DHL Stormers in Saturday's Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the unbeaten Brumbies (kick-off 19h10). De Jongh will play in his first competitive match of the 2013 season, having picked up a hamstring injury during a pre-season match against the Cheetahs early last…

Brumbies offers ‘Jake White Scholarship’ to South African students

March 15, 2013 2
A high-performing South African student will receive a chance to study in Australia under a new scholarship announced today. Release The University of Canberra Brumbies Scholarship for General Excellence, known as the ‘Jake White Scholarship’, includes University of Canberra tuition fees, subsidised accommodation and an internship with the University of Canberra Brumbies Super Rugby side.…

Brumbies make 5 changes for Sharks

March 14, 2013 2
Scott Sio makes his first career start at loose-head prop in Durban on Saturday night when the University of Canberra Brumbies take on the Sharks. The 21-year-old is one of five changes to the team which beat the Waratahs in Canberra last week, with George Smith (open-side flanker), Fotu Auelua (No. 8), Tevita Kuridrani (outside…

Keegan back for Sharks

March 14, 2013 0
The Sharks welcome back their captain, Keegan Daniel for their match against the Brumbies this weekend. Keegan's return is crucial given the injury to Jean Deysel who is reportedly sidelined for up to 4 weeks.  It was initially thought that Jacques Botes will also spent a lengthy time on the sidelines but after some scans…

Brumbies 35, Waratahs 6

March 9, 2013 5
Jake's boys will be looking for their 3rd consecutive win as they host the Waratahs in Canberra. Teams: 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, 7 David Pocock, 6 Peter Kimlin, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Scott Fardy,…

Waratahs team for Brumbies

March 7, 2013 1
Southern Districts youngster Ben Volavola will make his first start for the HSBC Waratahs on Saturday. “Ben’s just earned it – he’s forced me to pick him by coming on and playing really well,” said Head Coach Michael Cheika.  “Ben’s form, the way he’s playing the game and the combination he’s forging with Bernard Foley…

Rebels unchanged for Brumbies

February 20, 2013 0
The RaboDirect Rebels have named an unchanged side for their match against the ACT Brumbies this Friday night at AAMI Park. Rebels Head Coach, Damien Hill, admitted the team gained a lot from their first round encounter against the Western Force and was poised to continue to build into this Friday's clash at AAMI Park.…

Reds line-up for Brumbies

February 15, 2013 1
The St.George Queensland Reds have today unveiled their starting line-up for Saturday’s blockbuster round one Super Rugby affair against the ACT Brumbies in Canberra. Director of Coaching Ewen McKenzie made the announcement on the eve of his side’s Super Rugby season opener where the Reds are primed to continue their recent winning form of three…

Reds announce strong squad for Super Rugby opener

February 14, 2013 0
The St.George Queensland Reds have today announced their first Super Rugby matchday squad for 2013 with 23 players travelling to Canberra tomorrow ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster round one grudge match against the ACT Brumbies. Reds prop and 2012 Pilecki Medal winner James Slipper will captain Queensland in their 2013 season opener at Canberra Stadium, where…

Brumbies coach Jake White not happy with Robbie Deans’ Wallabies plans

February 7, 2013 5
BEWILDERED Brumbies coach Jake White believes Wallabies plans to strip Australian Super Rugby teams of their Test players for crucial penultimate round matches are blatantly unfair. by:Jim Morton From:AAP January 30, 2013 3:29pm Jake White says the Brumbies will suffer most if Robbie Deans gets his way and players are plucked early for a Wallabies training…

‘No-name’ Brumbies to test Wales, says White

June 12, 2012 3
In Jake White’s own words, his “no-name” Brumbies have been lumped with a huge challenge to take down the second-best side that Six Nations champions Wales can muster in their mid-week tour match on Tuesday. By AAP, 12 Jun 2012 But the Brumbies coach insists his squad have made a habit of performing beyond the merits…
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