NRC: Buildcorp NRC - Round 7 preview

by staff

Australian Rugby Union’s new domestic competition, the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, continues tonight with the University of Canberra Vikings hosting the Macquarie University North Harbour Rays in the nation’s capital.  

Check out this preview from FOX SPORTS:

You can catch all the action live on FOX SPORTS 2 and FOX SPORTS 2 HD from 7:35pm AEST tonight.

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

Thursday 2 October 

University of Canberra Vikings v Macquarie University North Harbour Rays

Where: Viking Park, Canberra

Kick off time: 7:35pm AEST

Coverage: FOXSPORTS 2 & 2HD

Did you know: 

The UC Vikings will play the North Harbour Rays at Viking Park tonight in Canberra, as the two sides lock horns for the first time in the Buildcorp NRC.

Robbie Coleman will make his first professional start at flyhalf for the UC Vikings while Jesse Mogg continues to call the shots at fullback.

Friday 3 October

PCS Greater Sydney Rams v McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City

Where: Pirtek Stadium, Sydney

Kick off time: 8:00pm AEST

Did you know: 

The Greater Sydney Rams return to Pirtek Stadium for a clash against Brisbane City in the maiden Friday night fixture of this year’s Buildcorp NRC.

Dynamic flyhalf Quade Cooper will make his run-on debut for Brisbane City as he continues his journey back to full strength after shoulder surgery.

You can catch a live stream of the match via  

Saturday 4 October 

Property Club Perth Spirit v Bond University Queensland Country 

Where: Rockingham RUC, Perth

Kick off time: 3:30pm AWST

Did you know:

Perth Spirit will welcome Queensland Country to their turf for the first time as they look to cement their spot as one of the top four sides in the Buildcorp NRC.

Up and coming star Kyle Godwin will add pace to the Spirit backline.

Mackay product Ben Adams has been named captain of Bond University Queensland Country.

Monday 6 October

Sydney Stars v Charles Sturt University NSW Country Eagles 

Where: Leichhardt Oval, Sydney

Kick off time: 3:00pm AEST

Did you know:

The October long weekend will play host to a Monday afternoon spectacle, when the Sydney Stars take on the NSW Country Eagles at Leichhardt Oval.

Paddy Ryan will try to add firepower to the Sydney Stars forward pack as they continue the hunt for their first Buildcorp NRC victory.

You can catch a live stream of the match via  

NOTE: Melbourne Rising have a bye in Round 7 of the Buildcorp NRC.