The Brumbies scored eight tries to thrash the Rebels 50-19 in a Super Rugby warm-up match in Queanbeyan on Saturday.
The game was played in three 30-minute periods, with both teams opting for a balance between experience and youth in their starting lineups.
The Brumbies dominated the first third, leading 19-7 thanks to tries from Wallabies wing Henry Speight and lock Sam Carter, as well as new signing, flank Isi Naisarani.
Both teams made bulk substitutions during the final two thirds, but the Brumbies’ momentum remained unaffected as they added a further five tries, including a brace from hooker Robbie Abel.
The Rebels responded in the final third with consolation tries from wing Henry Hutchinson and centre Sione Tuipolotu.
Brumbies – Tries: Henry Speight, Sam Carter, Isi Naisarani, Robbie Abel (2), Andrew Muirhead, Len Ikiatu, Connal McInerney, Conversions: Wharenui Hawera (3), Ryan Lonergan (2).
Rebels – Tries: Kitione Ratu, Harry Hutchinson, Sione Tuipolotu, Conversions: Jack Debreczini (2).