NRC: Buildcorp NRC round 8 preview

by staff

Australian Rugby Union’s new domestic competition, the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, continues tonight with the Macquarie University North Harbour Rays hosting McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City at Brookvale Oval in Sydney.

You can catch all the action live on FOXSPORTS 2 and FOXSPORTS 2 HD from 7:35pm AEDT tonight.

The race to secure a top-four finish is getting tight – check out the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship ladder.

Thursday 9 October

Macquarie University North Harbour Rays v McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City

Where: Brookvale Oval, Sydney

Kick off time: 7:35pm AEDT

Coverage: FOXSPORTS 2 & 2HD

Did you know:

The North Harbour Rays will host Brisbane City at Brookvale Oval for the first time in the inaugural Buildcorp National Rugby Championship.

Quade Cooper will continue his quest to re-join the Qantas Wallabies as he lines up in the number 10 jersey for Brisbane City tonight.

Saturday 11 October

University of Canberra Vikings v Charles Sturt University NSW Country Eagles

Where: Viking Park, Canberra

Kick off time: 2:30pm AEDT

Did you know:

Viking Park will play host to a Saturday afternoon Buildcorp NRC blockbuster when the UC Vikings take on the NSW Country Eagles in the nation’s capital.

The Canberra side are coming off a 21-all draw against the North Harbour Rays while the NSW Country Eagles sit comfortably in second spot following a win over the Sydney Stars.

Saturday 11 October

PCS Greater Sydney Rams v Melbourne Rising

Where: Pirtek Stadium, Sydney

Kick off time: 3:00pm AEDT

Did you know:

The Greater Sydney Rams will return to Pirtek Stadium for a clash against the undefeated Melbourne Rising in Round 8 of the Buildcorp NRC.

Melbourne Rising flyhalf Jack Debreczeni is currently the top point scorer in the competition on 90 points, while teammate Veainu Telusa tops the try scorers list (eight tries).

Saturday 11 October

Bond University Queensland Country v Sydney Stars

Where: Mike Carney Toyota Park, Hugh St, Townsville

Kick off time: 3:00pm AEST

Did you know:

Townsville will get their first taste of the Buildcorp NRC as Queensland Country and the Sydney Stars head North for their match-up on Saturday.

The Sydney Stars have a tough challenge as they continue to chase an elusive first victory in this year’s competition.

NOTE: Perth Spirit have a bye in Round 8.