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4dSam Bruce

Super AU R1: Just enough to be excited about Aussie rugby

It was far from perfect and there were too many penalties, but the opening week of Super Rugby AU provided enough entertainment to be optimistic about what the next few months might hold for Australian rugby.

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5dReuters

Brumbies strike late to see off Rebels rally

Replacement Will Miller scored a 77th-minute try as the Brumbies held off a fast-finishing Melbourne Rebels to record a 31-23 victory in Super Rugby AU in Canberra on Saturday.

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14dSam Bruce

Super Rugby AU: squad updates, form guides, analysis

A lot has happened in Australian rugby since Super Rugby was suspended on March 14. But after all the drama, we are now just a week away from the launch of Super Rugby AU. Your ultimate guide to the tournament is here.

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21dESPN Staff

Brumbies open doors to small crowds

The Brumbies will open their stadium for up to 1500 fans for their opening match of Super Rugby AU after the ACT Government gave the green light under COVID-19 restrictions.

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22dESPN Staff with Reuters

Brumbies-Rebels merger talk resurfaces

Brumbies forwards coach Laurie Fisher says the two-time Super Rugby champions have no interest in merging with Melbourne Rebels, as mixed reports circulate about the long-term security of Australia's four professional franchises.

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23dSam Bruce

Trans-Tasman comp has support of All Blacks great

Australia's Super Rugby chief executives have been invited to be part of a conference call with their New Zealand counterparts as All Blacks great Justin Marshall says both nations need each other moving forward.

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29dESPN Staff

Waratahs, Reds to kick-off Super Rugby AU

Rugby Australia have unveiled the full season draw for Super Rugby AU with long-standing rivals the Waratahs and Queensland Reds to open the season with the Western Force to wait till Round 2 for their long awaited return.

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8dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R1: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Australian rugby has been through its share of negative headlines over the COVID-19 crisis, but it at last will have some actual rugby to ease the pain when Super Rugby AU kicks off on Friday. Here is everything you need to know for Round 1.

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1dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R2: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Round 1 showcased plenty of young talent that whet the appetite of Australian rugby fans. Round 2 will give long suffering Western Force fans a chance to witness their side back in the Super Rugby fold.

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60dSam Bruce

Wallabies prop Sio happy to trial scrum clock

Wallabies prop Scott Sio is in favour of an idea to implement a scrum clock, among other law tweaks, when Australia launches its domestic Super Rugby competition in the coming months.

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99dSam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell

The Wallabies trial to replace the July Test window

It looks increasingly likely that the July Test series won't go ahead. Rugby Australia is desperate for some sort of content through the middle of the year, so why not stage a Wallabies trial series ... with a twist.

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113dSam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell

Dave Rennie's Wallabies: Two ways to select his first squad

Dave Rennie has more playing options than you might think, and a decision to make on whether he opts for immediate overhaul or more gradual change. We've helped him out with either path using the 10-5 split.

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115dAAP

Rugby Australia postpones media rights process

Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle says ongoing government restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus could put extreme financial pressure on her organisation and they have suspended their media rights process.

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115dSam Bruce

Aussie comp a reality if Super Rugby proves untenable

If a resumption of Super Rugby proves too difficult due to ongoing border restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has confirmed a domestic tournament could run in its place.

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116dAAP

Brumbies thrash Tahs in final Super outing

The Brumbies have overcome a serious injury to skipper Allan Alaalatoa to run away with a 47-14 victory over the NSW Waratahs in their Super Rugby derby in Canberra

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120dAAP

Slipper boosts Wallabies and Brumbies deal

Veteran Wallabies prop James Slipper has re-signed for two more seasons with Rugby Australia and the Brumbies, still wanting to show his gratitude to the Super Rugby side for reviving his career.

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127dSam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell

Is it time RA updated the Giteau Law?

The Giteau Law is reportedly under heavy discussion at Rugby Australia, but can the governing body really afford to loosen its Wallabies eligibility reins? And is Dan McKellar ready to make the jump to Test level? This and more in our weekly Round Table.

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120dSam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell

Who's impressed, who'll rise and what to do with coronavirus?

We're a third of the way through Super Rugby's regular season, so who has really impressed so far this season and who could be set for a rise up the ladder over the coming weeks?

2020 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • BRUMB2nd
    Tries Scored 1st Queensland Reds : 32 Tries Scored
    REDS1st
    31
    32
  • Points Difference
    1st 93 points