NRC: Buildcorp National Rugby Championship: Round four preview

by staff

Australian Rugby Union’s new domestic competition, the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship, continues tonight with Melbourne Rising hosting the Property Club Perth Spirit at AAMI Park, Melbourne.   

Thursday 11 September

Melbourne Rising v Property Club Perth Spirit

Where: AAMI Park, Melbourne

Kick off time: 7:30pm

Coverage: FOXSPORTS 2 & 2HD

Did you know:

The Melbourne Rising will look to cement their spot at the top of the Buildcorp NRC competition ladder with a win over the Perth Spirit tonight.

Tune into FOXSPORTS 2 & 2HD as young gun Jack Debrezeni and a host of other up-and-comers strut their stuff in Australia’s new-look national Rugby competition.

Scrumhalf Justin Turner is the only change to the Spirit backline and will be covered by Michael Ruru on the bench.

Saturday 13 September

Bond University Queensland Country v Macquarie University North Harbour Rays 

Where: Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast

Kick off time: 5:05pm

Did you know:

Queensland Country will play a curtain-raiser against the North Harbour Rays ahead of the Qantas Wallabies Test at Cbus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast this Saturday. 

The home team will boast the likes of Queensland Reds players Saia Fainga’a and Beau Robinson.

The match will be broadcast live on   

Saturday 13 September

People Culture Strategies Greater Sydney Rams v Sydney Stars

Where: Pirtek Stadium, Sydney

Kick off time: 3:00pm

Did you know:

The Greater Sydney Rams will host the Sydney Stars at Pirtek Stadium this Saturday, as both teams look to get their hands on some much-needed Buildcorp NRC points.

The Greater Sydney Rams will be looking for their second win of the season after defeating the Perth Spirit last week in Adelaide.

Sunday 14 September 

Charles Sturt University NSW Country Eagles v McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City 

Where: Oakes Oval, Lismore

Kick off time: 3:00pm

Did you know:

The NSW Country Eagles will head to Lismore for a clash with Brisbane City as the rural NSW side look to remain unbeaten in this year’s Buildcorp National Rugby Championship.

Brisbane City head coach Nick Stiles has made seven changes to his starting line-up as the side looks to bounce back to last week’s loss to table topping Melbourne.

Note: The University of Canberra Vikings have a bye in Round four.