|100%||Kick Percent Success||83%|
|29||Kicks From Hand||31|
|55% / 32%||Possession 1H/2H||45% / 68%|
|53% / 26%||Territory 1H/2H||47% / 74%|
|74 / 79 (93%)||Rucks Won||101 / 107 (94%)|
|2 / 2 (100%)||Mauls Won||5 / 5 (100%)|
|0||Total Free Kicks Conceded||0|
The scrapping of Super Rugby hasn't dimmed the fierce NSW-Queensland rivalry as the Waratahs promise to "take no prisoners" in a desperate bid to remain relevant in 2020.
The Crusaders are closing in on a fourth title in as many years, but only after they appeared to be the beneficiaries of a hugely fortunate call that again went against the Chiefs. Full Round 8 review here.
It had been earmaked as a potential Grand Final preview and virtual Wallabies trial and the Brumbies-Reds clash in Canberra certainly didn't disappoint, the performance of a dynamic Reds duo in particular.
Outspoken former Wallaby and NRL player Israel Folau has courted more controversy by declining to join teammates and opponents in taking a knee to acknowledge the Black Lives Matter movement in Super League's return on Sunday.
The Brumbies remain unbeaten in Super Rugby AU after breaking Queensland hearts with a thrilling 22-20 victory after the siren in Canberra.
Isi Naisarani barged over for a try in extra time to hand the Melbourne Rebels a 25-20 win over the Western Force in a Super Rugby AU grudge match in Sydney on Friday.