National Rugby Championship

Round Three of the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship takes us out to the beautiful Darling Downs region of southern Queensland, with Toowoomba’s Clive Berghofer Stadium hosting the grudge match between Queensland Country and the unbeaten Brisbane City.

Queensland Country v Brisbane City: the local derby 113 years in the making

September 04, 2015 06:00 AM

The Bond University Queensland Country side has been named ahead of their Andy Purcell Cup clash against McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City in Toowoomba this Sunday in Round 3 of the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship (NRC).

Teams selected for derby day crunch clash

The University of Canberra Vikings has named Wallabies representatives Christian Lealiifano and Ben Alexander in the starting XV for the team’s first home match of 2015 against the Greater Sydney Rams at Viking Park on Saturday.

Lealiifano and Alexander named to start against Rams in NRC

Experienced scrumhalf, Ian Prior, will captain the 23-man Perth Spirit side traveling to take on the second-placed Sydney Stars at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, 5 September. The Western Australia team will be on the hunt for their first victory of the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship (NRC) hitting the road for the second time this season. 

Stars and Spirit name sides for Leichhardt showdown

September 03, 2015 11:00 PM

The Melbourne Rising have responded to Saturday’s defeat against Brisbane City in the best possible way, showing their full attacking repertoire as they defeated North Harbour Rays 45-40 at Manly Oval on Thursday evening.

Rising bounce back in NRC classic

YOUNG Warringah outside back Tyson Davis will get his first start in the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship when the Macquarie Uni North Harbour Rays take on Melbourne Rising on Thursday night at Manly Oval.

Rays and Rising name sides for key broadcast clash

There might not be a better example of just how close the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship is than the North Harbour Rays. Fairly comprehensively beaten at home by the resurgent Sydney Stars in the first round, the Rays then made the long trek west, and handed out their own comprehensive beating on the Perth Spirit.

Profile: North Harbour Rays fullback Reece Hodge

The third round of the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship kicks off this Thursday night when 2014 minor premiers the Melbourne Rising travel to Sydney to take on the North Harbour Rays at Manly Oval. In the match-of-the-round, it's the Queensland derby, with Queensland Country taking on top-of-the-table Brisbane City at the Clive Berghofer Stadium in Toowoomba on Sunday.

Buildcorp National Rugby Championship - Round 3 Preview

September 01, 2015 01:45 PM

Losses in the opening two games isn’t quite how the 2014 Finalists would have liked to start the second season of the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, and Head Coach Tai McIsaac admits that his team has a lot of “little things” to rectify, if they’re to turn their fortunes around.

Profile: Perth Spirit coach Tai McIsaac

August 31, 2015 08:00 AM

What did some of the key personalities involved in the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship have to say after Round One of the competition...

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