At beginning of a new season of Super Rugby Australia the Reds they didn’t have too many inconveniences to overtake Waratahs by a bulky 41-7 at Suncorp Stadium in Queensland. In the other match the defending champions Brumbies claimed a 27-1 win over the Western Force in Perth. Santiago Medrano and Tomas Lezana started the local team and Tomás Cubelli entered the complement, scoring a try.
REDS 41-7 WARATAHS (Friday)
Dream start for one and terror for the other. Because one got everything and the other very little. Reds and Waratahs undressed each other’s present at the start of the tournament. Izaia Perese for a dangerous tackle to Hunter Paisami saw the red at 36 ‘of the first half.. The debut of the center will not remain in the memory, but according to the new laws of Super Rugby Australia after 20 minutes a player received the red card he can be replaced. He was sent off at 36 ‘of the first half and Tane Edmed took his place at 16 of the complement. Jake Gordon at 3 ‘of the game dived into the ingoal for the outsiders but the joy did not last long because Jock Campbell, Alex Mafi and Filipo Daugunu in a burst of 9 minutes turned history to leave the partial 27-7 favorable to the hosts thanks to the good foot of James O’Connor who hit the conversions and 2 penalties. In the second half he only appealed to opportunism to continue with the result above and increase the difference. Again Daugunu was present at the ingoal and in the epilogue Ilaisa Droasese, who had entered 10 ‘ago, sealed the final result. Everything always with the good punch of O’Connor so that they are 7 points.
WESTERN FORCE 27-11 BRUMBIES (Friday)
The champions started on the right foot in Super Rugby Australia and on their visit to Perth they clearly beat Western Province. In the hosts there was an Argentine presence, since Santiago Medrano and Tomás Lezana were headlines and Tomás Cubelli entered the complement, who had a night in which he alternated good and bad. The good thing is that 3 minutes from the end he scored a try and the bad that 3 ‘after being on the court a teammate hit him on the head with his knee and he had to play the rest of the game with a headband that the Australian doctor put together. . The tries in the winning team were supported by Lolesio, Simone and Fines-Leleiwasa.