For the first time since their 2013 final defeat, the Aquis Brumbies will return to the most southern reaches of New Zealand’s north island when they face the Chiefs on Friday night.
David Pocock will not be available for selection this Friday after receiving a grade-one syndesmosis injury during Friday’s win over the Reds in Canberra.
The Brumbies have returned to Super Rugby action in emphatic fashion after beating the Queensland Reds 47-3 on Friday night at GIO Stadium, Canberra.
The Aquis Brumbies have their Super Rugby season off to a flying start with a dominant six tries to none, 47-3 thumping of the Queensland Reds at GIO Stadium in Canberra.
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Rory Arnold (lock), James Dargaville (wing, bench) and Lausii Taliauli (outside backs, bench) have all registered selections. The trio will join three other big names returning from injury, with David Pocock set to Captain the side while Club Captain Stephen Moore and Ita Vaea will also feature on the bench.
The Brumbies announced today they have signed a six-year deal with integrated resorts company Aquis as the Principal Partner and Naming Rights Sponsor of the Brumbies.
David Pocock becomes the 13th Brumbies Captain on Friday night when the side takes on the Reds in the Super Rugby season-opener at GIO Stadium.
The Brumbies on Friday night will get their Super Rugby campaign underway, when they tackle domestic rivals Queensland Reds at home at GIO Stadium, Canberra.
The Brumbies lost an early lead in their pre-season trial game against the Highlanders on Saturday night in Wagga to go down to the Highlanders 24-19.