The Brumbies’ grand plans of getting valuable game time development into both of their young halfbacks hit a major snag when Michael Dowsett’s NRC campaign with Country was cut short in the opening weeks of the 2015 season. After dislocating his shoulder at training, corrective surgery ended Dowsett’s NRC after just one game. A nippy scrumhalf who is equally as potent left-to-right and he is right-to-left, Dowsett is now locked in a battle with Joe Powell to understudy Argentine International No.9 Tomas Cubelli at the Brumbies.