The sixth round of Super Rugby in Australia began with an entertaining duel between Rebels and Brumbies. On Saturday, live from 6.15am on ESPN Play, Waratahs and Reds close the day.
REBELS 30-12 BRUMBIES (Friday)
With a somewhat impactful first half, Rebels managed to cut Canberra’s run of nine consecutive victories and remain firmly among the top positions in the standings. Great game from Hodge, Naisarani and Toomua, although the team in general performed very well both in defense and attack. The tries for Melbourne’s came from Reece Hodge (3 and 23 ‘), Brad Wilkin (16’) and Jordan Uelese (38 ‘), while Toomua contributed ten points with his foot (two penalties and two conversions) . On the side of Brumbies, who remains the only leader of the contest, it was Joe Powell (18 ‘) and Will Miller (80’) who supported the ball on the ingoal, in addition to Bayley Kuenzle (20 ‘) added two goals with his kick.