Robbie Abel
Position Hooker
Date of birth 4 July 1989
Height 183cm
Weight 108kg


Robbie Abel returns to the Australian Capital Territory to link up with the Brumbies following two years as a member of the Force’s Extended Playing Squad (EPS).The 26-year old is a former Brumbies Academy player and was a standout junior in the ACT, playing for renowned rugby nursery, St Edmunds College, and forcing his way into the Australian Schoolboys side in 2008. Abel took a two year hiatus from rugby in 2010 and 2011 to undertake his Mormon mission before returning to join the Brumbies Academy in 2012 and playing for Northland in New Zealand’s domestic provincial competition in 2013. Following his stint across the Tasman, Abel was snapped up by the Force on an EPS contract for 2014 and 2015 and at the end of the Super Rugby season, he returned to Canberra to play with the UC Vikings in the 2015 National Rugby Championship where he was rewarded with a Brumbies EPS contract following a string of impressive provincial performances.

Super Rugby 2021 season