Brian Paule, one of Royals Rugby’s most tireless contributors, is set to reach a special milestone this Saturday against Cooma at Griffith Oval – his 450th grade game for the club.
Brian has been the Club President of Royals since 2003. He was an instrumental force in bringing the club back from extinction, taking the reins after Royals lost its licensed premises and faced an uncertain future.
The CA Technologies Brumbies have taken another step towards securing their playing roster for the 2012 Super Rugby season by signing Ben Mowen and Siliva Siliva (pron. Sel-ee-va) to two-year deals.
Mowen is a former Australian Under 21’s Captain (2005) who has also represented the Waratahs and Reds at Super Rugby level.
The ACT Women’s side has been beaten in the grand final of the Australian Championships by Queensland after a controversial first-half try decided the winner on Tuesday.
The ACT Women’s side will face Queensland in the grand final match at the Australian Championships on Tuesday.
The Brumbies managed to fight back against NSW Country on Monday morning having trailed their closest geographical opponent 21-7.
Saturday, 2 July, 2011
First Grade: 3.05pm, Reserve Grade: 1.40pm, Colts: 12.15pm
The ACT Women’s team will travel to Brisbane on Friday to take part in the 2011 National Championships at the West Brisbane Bulldogs Rugby Club, Memorial Park, Sylvan Road, Toowong.
The CA Technologies Brumbies have signed giant outside back Joseph Tomane (pron: Toe-mah-neh) to a two-year deal.
The former Melbourne Storm and Gold Coast Titans rugby league star was looking for an opportunity in rugby union, having gone through the junior representative ranks with players like James O’Connor and Matt Toomua.
The CA Technologies Brumbies were unable to match a determined NSW Waratahs side in their final match of the 2011 season, going down 41–7 at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
In what was a disappointing send off for some of the CA Technologies Brumbies veterans, including Captain Matt Giteau and Mitchell Chapman, the Waratahs put up a dominant performance as they secured a place in the Super Rugby finals series.
CA Technologies Brumbies Head Coach Tony Rea has named his team to take on the Waratahs this Saturday night, with the goal of finishing the final three games of the season with three wins firmly in sight.
Rea had the pleasure of naming an almost unchanged line-up from the one that defeated the Rebels last Friday night, with Josh Valentine returning to the bench from injury while Ita Vaea is back from suspension. Making way for Valentine and Vaea are Nic White and Sam Carter
Brumbies Rugby are holding Junior Development Clinics over the July School Holidays in and around Canberra.
Clinics are open for anyone aged from Under 8’s to Under 14’s and will be held at the Brumbies Training ground, Griffith Oval #2, Captain Cook Crescent, Griffith.