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  • National Rugby Championship
    What the NRC Has Done: Comebacks and Tune Ups

    This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the effect the NRC is having on Australian Rugby. Ita Vaea was an up and coming number eight with the Brumbies when in 2012 he was diagnosed with a condition which caused blood clots. At this time doctors advised Vaea that...

  • ACT Brumbies
    2011 Super Rugby Brumbies Player of the Year

    It was a tough year for the Brumbies. Their tally of four wins is the lowest they’ve had since the 1998 Super 12 season (which was 11 rounds long). There was the turmoil of a sacked coach, a new coach and then another new coach. Then there were numerous injuries, most notably...

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super Rugby Round 3 Review

    Round 3 of the 2011 Super Rugby season was a tough one for Australian Rugby fans. OK, fine, the Reds won. But it was at the expense of the Brumbies and the game was hardly one to showcase all that is great about rugby. Meanwhile… the Tahs? Smashed. Rebels? Smashed. Force? Smashed....

  • ACT Brumbies
    Super Rugby Round Two Review

    Round Two of Super Rugby, 2011-style, saw two more local derbies for the Aussie teams. The first was an emotional last-minute win by the Rebels over the Brumbies, while the second was a clinical takedown of the Reds by the increasingly impressive Waratahs. So, on to the whos, whats and whys of...