The Gungahlin Eagles’ finals hopes hang on a thread after going down 26-21 to the Canberra Royals in a tight battle that went right down to the wire.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have finished the 2013 Super Rugby season as runners up after going down to a fast finishing Chiefs team 27-22 on Saturday night in Hamilton.
Jake White has named an unchanged team for this Saturday’s Super Rugby Final against the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium.
Brumbies Rugby fans are being invited to farewell the team on Wednesday night as it leaves Canberra Airport, from 7pm. The team will fly to Sydney on Wednesday before heading to Auckland and Hamilton on Thursday.
University of Canberra Brumbies second-row partners Sam Carter and Scott Fardy believe the Chiefs have one of the strongest and most dangerous forward packs in Super Rugby but are adamant that the ACT forwards will be able to compete with the much larger pack.
University of Canberra Brumbies prop Ben Alexander is confident the side will recover and be fully fit to face the Chiefs in the Super Rugby final this Saturday night, despite traveling over 20,000km in the last three weeks.
All the statistics and scores from the University of Canberra Brumbies five Finals appearances.
The University if Canberra Brumbies have moved into the Super Rugby Grand Final after defeating the Bullls in a thrilling encounter at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria.