Foundation RaboDirect Rebels prop Nic Henderson has announced his retirement from professional Rugby at season's end.
The RaboDirect Rebels commitment to the grass roots of Rugby in Victoria continues, with the Rebels taking on the Brumbies in Melbourne's inner suburb of Ashwood on Thursday 4 July, from 1.30pm.
ACT Brumbies coach Jake White can tell them apart by looking at a broken nose while their teammates are enforcing a rule that one of the Smith brothers must always have shaggy hair.
University of Canberra Brumbies forward Sam Carter believes Tuesday’s clash with the British and Irish Lions will not only be an exciting challenge for the young ACT side but also a great opportunity for the team to test themselves against some of the best players from the Northern Hemisphere.
The Emirates Western Force has continued to cement its foundations for the future by extending the contract of rising star Kyle Godwin until the 2016 Super Rugby season.
In a big show of courage, an inexperienced HSBC Waratahs squad has out-enthused a seasoned Force outfit to record a 28-13 away win in Perth.
Lock/back-rower Hugh McMeniman will make his return from a shoulder injury on Sunday afternoon (4pm AEST) when the Emirates Western Force takes on the NSW Waratahs at nib Stadium.
Northern Suburbs’ flanker AJ Gilbert will make his NSW debut in Perth tomorrow (Sunday) after replacing Pat McCutcheon in the starting lineup.
The RaboDirect Rebels have gone down 39-17 to the Brumbies, on a cold Friday evening in Canberra.