Cape Town raised, Jean-Pierre Smith will make his professional starting debut against his home town on Saturday night when the loose head prop claims the No.1 jersey to face the Stormers at GIO Stadium, Canberra.
The ACT XV secured a narrow win 18-17 in their final Pacific Rugby Cup game against Samoa A in the curtain raiser at GIO Stadium in Canberra.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have struck hard at their closest rival, the NSW Waratahs on Saturday night walking away 28-23 winners at GIO Stadium.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named an unchanged starting XV to take on the Waratahs this Saturday night at GIO Stadium in what shapes as the club’s toughest assignment of 2014.
Tonga A has left Canberra with a victory after downing the ACT XV 29-20 during the third week of the Pacific Rugby Cup, Sunday.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have claimed a bonus point, 29-21 win over the Hurricanes in Wellington to reaffirm themselves as genuine contenders in the 2014 Super Rugby tournament.
Coming off the bench to face the Hurricanes back in 2008, a wide-eyed teenager named Matt Toomua had been earmarked early to make a big impression at Super Rugby level.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named their team to face the Hurricanes on Friday night with a re-shuffle of the back-row and Andrew Smith at inside-centre the selection highlights.
Ahead of their historic tour of Ireland, Royals rugby players have enjoyed dinner and drinks at the Irish Embassy in Canberra on Wednesday hosted by Irish Ambassador, Noel White.
More than 200 students from the ACT have competed in the College Sevens at the University of Canberra on Wednesday, with the top two boys and girls teams set to advance to the next stage.