The festive season is well underway with the Brumbies holding their ‘Foundies’ Christmas party at the clubhouse last night. The evening gave the Brumbies a chance to say thank you to the foundation members and also give this group a chance to meet the new faces in the squad for the 2012 season.
The Brumbies have enlisted the help of one of South Africa’s most promising defence consultants with David Wessels in the ACT to share some of his know-how for the next month.
Pat McCabe has returned to Canberra and will undergo the remaining weeks of his rehabilitation with the Brumbies Coaching and Medical staff.
The Brumbies have released Stephen Hoiles from the final year of his contract.
The Marist College Sevens team has returned from the Gold Coast having won the Plate Final of the Australian National Schoolboy 7’s Tournament.
The ARU announced on Monday that Canberra’s rugby fans will be treated to a visit from the British and Irish Lions during their Australian tour in 2013.
The ACT & Southern NSW Rugby Union community is mourning the passing of Maureen Larkham.
The Brumbies Members Forum was held on Wednesday night with about 120 members turning out to hear the plan for 2012 and pose a panel questions on the club’s direction.
The cream of Canberra’s John I Dent Cup has been given a special opportunity to join the main squad for preseason, with Tom Ruediger, Tim Cree and Tom Murday all spending time at Brumbies HQ until Christmas.
Canberra United star Sally Shipard has joined forces with the Brumbies Rugby boys to raise money and awareness for Movember in the ACT.