The Lions beat the Brumbies 42-24 in Johannesburg on Saturday to end their three-game losing streak. JON CARDINELLI reports.
David Pocock and Isi Naisarani will start in the Brumbies back row against the Lions this Saturday while coach Dan McKellar has favoured six forwards on the bench.
Brumbies wing Chance Peni has received a five-week ban for a high tackle on Crusaders wing Israel Dagg.
The Brumbies came back from 19-8 down to beat the Sunwolves 32-25 in Tokyo on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports. Brumbies head coach Dan McKellar will be pleased that his side was able to come away with a win after their lacklustre first-half performance where they lost the gainline and breakdown battles. After the Brumbies took an early 3-0 lead with a… Read more →
Chiefs scrumhalf Brad Weber scored a hat-trick to help his side to a 38-26 victory against the Brumbies on the Sunshine Coast. Both sides named strong starting lineups for this Super Rugby warm-up match, with Sam Cane leading an All Blacks-laden Chiefs outfit, while Christian Lealiifano captained a Brumbies lineup featuring Wallabies Tevita Kuridrani and Henry Speight. The Brumbies were… Read more →
Brumbies flank David Pocock will be out of action for three months after having minor knee surgery. Pocock took a year-long sabbatical from Australian rugby, but played for the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan between August and January. He featured in the recent Top League final, which the Wild Knights lost 12-8 to Suntory Sungoliath. ‘Upon David Pocock’s return from… Read more →
Former Sharks prop Mees Erasmus has been named in the Brumbies’ squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Erasmus, who attended Hoërskool Ben Viljoen and played for the Sharks at U21 level and in the Vodacom Cup, is one of nine new signings. The 23-year-old joins the Brumbies after spending two seasons at the Western Force as part of their… Read more →