Saturday night is a cross-road for both the CA Technologies Brumbies and the Hurricanes having made less than satisfying starts to their 2011 Super Rugby seasons.
The CA Technologies Brumbies have lost five of their first six matches – including five on the trot – making tonight’s match against the Hurricanes one of the most important of their season.
Saia Faingaa has been named captain of the Australian Under 19 team that will compete in this month's IRB U19 World Championship in Dubai.
The CA Technologies Brumbies have held two training sessions at Durban’s Northwood School this week, having arrived at the coastal city on Saturday.
The team trained well on both occasions, with injury concerns Mitch Chapman, Peter Kimlin (both arm) and Dan Palmer (foot) having improved as the week progressed. All three are expected to play.
Another week, another hard fought match for the CA Technologies Brumbies, this time going down to a ferocious Highlanders outfit at Invercargill’s Rugby Park 26-20.
The CA Technologies Brumbies hard start to the season hasn’t eased, with the loss to the Highlanders pushing their 2011 record out to a 1-5 win-loss ratio.
The CA Technologies Brumbies are celebrating the signature of one of Australia’s most promising young talents, with Colby Faingaa agreeing to a two-year deal on Wednesday.
Having debuted for the CA Technologies Brumbies against the Chiefs last year, Faingaa went on to claim six caps in the 2010 season and has featured in every fixture of 2011.
The CA Technologies Brumbies have arrived in Invercargill and named their team to play the Highlanders on Friday night at Rugby Park.
The 11 hour trip finished in Invercargill last night where the players got an early night’s sleep ahead of Thursday’s Captain’s Run.
The Waratahs have scored a try with just nine seconds remaining to steal a win from the CA Technologies Brumbies at Canberra Stadium, continuing a difficult period for the ACT based team.
A commanding performance across the field from the Brumby Runners guided the team to a 54-21 win over the Junior Waratahs at Canberra Stadium on Saturday Night.
The Runners scored eight tries to three in a match that is sure to impress the CA Technologies Brumbies coaches. Fullback Jesse Mogg and half-back Nick White both outstanding performers in a team that clicked into gear from the time they took the field.
The CA Technologies Brumbies had a chance to draw the game in the dying moments when a converted try to Ben Alexander pulled the scores to 22-22, but it wasn’t to be as Waratah Sitaleki Timani powered over the try line with the siren sounding in the background.
CA Technologies Brumbies Head Coach Tony Rea has named his team to take on the Waratahs at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night. Several changes have taken place from the team that lost to the Crusaders in Nelson two weeks ago.