Ben Alexander will remain with the Aquis Brumbies until the end of 2016 after agreeing to a one-year contract extension on Wednesday.
A bonus-point win in Johannesburg sends the Brumbies home with six points from their tour of South Africa. The Front running Lions stuck with the Brumbies and gave them a shake on Saturday but in the end they couldn’t match it with the ACT locals.
It’s not quite do or die, but for the Aquis Brumbies a win against a vastly improved Lions in Johannesburg is imperative.
Allan Alaalatoa makes his first career start while Matt Toomua returns to the fray at inside-centre when the Aquis Brumbies take on the Lions this Saturday night in Johannesburg.
Robbie Coleman has extended his contract with the Brumbies and will remain in Canberra until the end of the 2017. The utility back made the announcement while the team was on tour in South Africa on Tuesday ahead of this weekend’s clash against the Lions.
Matt Toomua has arrived in Johannesburg and is now set to take on the Lions this Saturday night.
The Aquis Brumbies have fallen in their first South African tour match by a single point to the Stormers at Newlands, 25-24 on Saturday.
The Aquis Brumbies sit atop the Australian conference by a solitary point and will need a win against a strong Stormers outfit to remain in the top six standings of the competition.
Rory Arnold and Nic White return to the starting side this Saturday when the Aquis Brumbies take on the Stormers in Cape Town.