NRC: Buildcorp National Rugby Championship - Round 2 re-cap

by Rugby Australia

 Round 2 of the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship took place this week, with 26 tries scored and plenty of thrills and spills along the way.

Sydney Stars v Queensland Country at Leichhardt Oval, Sydney

Sydney Stars 50 (H Jones, H Clunies-Ross, T Robertson 2, J Gordon, D Hickey, M Philip tries; A Roberts 4, J McGregor cons) defeated Queensland Country 40 (I Perese 2, J Tuttle, S Greene, D Paia'aua tries; S Greene 5 cons)

Melbourne Rising v Brisbane City at Harlequin Rugby Club, Melbourne

Brisbane City 45 (W Setu, J Laloifi, C Neville, S Talakai, S Kerevi, S Higginbotham tries; J McIntyre 5 cons) defeated Melbourne Rising 21(J Debreczeni, J Reid, F Vilitati tries; J Debreczeni 2 cons)

*Brisbane City win the Horan-Little Shield

NSW Country Eagles v UC Vikings at Woollahra Oval, Sydney

UC Vikings 37 (L Taliauli, J Butler, I Thompson, N Ah Wong, R Perry tries; I Thompson 4 cons) defeated NSW Country Eagles 13 (M Baldwin, A Kellaway tries; J Lance 1 con)

Perth Spirit v North Harbour Rays at McGillivray Fields, UWA Park, Perth

North Harbour Rays 45 (J Holmes, A Northam, B Killingworth 2, L Hunting, H Rorke tries; H Angus 5 cons) defeated Perth Spirit 26 (R Hardwick 2, S Mocenacagi, M Konelio tries; A Nikoro, I Prior cons)

2015 Buildcorp NRC Standings (after Round 2): 1 Brisbane City 9 points, 2 Sydney Stars 8 pts, 3 UC Vikings 5 pts, 4 North Harbour Rays 4 pts, 5. Melbourne Rising 4 pts, 6. NSW Country Eagles 4 pts, 7. Greater Sydney Rams 1 pt, 8. Queensland Country 1 pt, 9. Perth Spirit 0 pts

Round 3 Fixtures

Thu 3 September, North Harbour Rays v Melbourne Rising; Manly Oval, Manly, 7:30pm - LIVE ON FOX SPORTS Channel 502

Sat 5 September, UC Vikings v Greater Sydney Rams, Viking Park, Canberra, 2:00pm - and FOX SPORTS NOW

Sat 5 September, Sydney Stars v Perth Spirit, Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, 3:00pm - and FOX SPORTS NOW

Sun 6 September, Queensland Country v Brisbane City, Clive Berghofer Stadium, Toowoomba, 3:30pm - and FOX SPORTS NOW

NSW Country Eagles BYE

Catch all of the weekend highlights from the 2015 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship on FOX SPORTS from 7.30pm AEST when Sean Maloney and Stephen Hoiles present Extra-Time - a light-hearted look back at the weekend's action in the NRC.