Brumbies hooker Stephen Moore was named on the bench for the Wallabies World Cup clash with the USA on Wednesday after missing the game against Ireland with a stomach complaint.
The Brumbies Under 16 Representative squad travel to Sydney’s St Ignatius College this Sunday to compete against the best age group players in Australia.
CA Technologies Brumbies players Matt Toomua and Christian Lealiifano delivered more than 300 hats to Queanbeyan West Primary on Thursday afternoon on the campaign trail for Walla Rugby in the ACT region’s schools.
The 2011 John I Dent Cup season has ended with the Tuggeranong Vikings taking out their ninth first-grade title in a dominant 44-18 victory over the Western District Lions.
After a get out of jail win last weekend, Wests have kept their 2011 title campaign alive with a dominant 32-13 win over Gungahlin at Viking Park on Saturday and have booked a spot in next weekendís John I Dent Cup Grand Final against Tuggeranong.
Gungahlin and Wests square off for the right to face Tuggeranong in next weekend’s decider after a fiercely contested opening weekend of the finals series.
After scraping their way through to the next round of the John I Dent finals series on Sunday, Wests will be looking to build from that encouraging finish when they face Gungahlin this weekend for a spot in the Grand Final.
The ACT & Southern NSW Rugby Union awards were announced on Friday night, with Soakai Tai from the Royals taking home the MacDougall Medal.
Players from the CA Technologies Brumbies have headed to local primary schools this week to read books to the students as part of Book Week. Matt Toomua and Jerry Yanuyanutawa spent their Thursday afternoons revisiting some of their childhood favourites for students at Curtin Primary School with titles like Treasure Island and James and the Giant Peach.
A close win against premiership threats Wests on Saturday has left the Royals on the cusp of a preliminary-final start as they slipped by the narrowest of margins into the John I Dent finals series which kicks-off this weekend.