The Rebels have received a significant boost as wing Dom Shipperley has put pen to paper a new contract with the Super Rugby franchise.
The Melbourne Rebels have signed Wales lock Dominic Day as the Super Rugby side continues to boost its forward pack for the 2017 season.
Powerful Japanese No 8 Amanaki Mafi has been signed by the Rebels for the next Super Rugby season.
Melbourne hooker Jordan Uelese has become the third home-grown player to sign his first professional Super Rugby deal with the Rebels.
The Melbourne Rebels have signed Australia Sevens star Pama Fou for the 2017 Super Rugby season.
The Melbourne Rebels have bolstered their forward stocks after announcing the signing of second-row Alex Toolis from Edinburgh.
The Rebels have beaten the Reds in a largely insignificant Super Rugby match in Brisbane.
The Reds have made three changes to their starting lineup for Friday's clash with the Melbourne Rebels in Brisbane.
Mike Harris has played his last game for the Rebels after the Australian side confirmed that he will miss this Friday's game against the Reds.
The Crusaders have thrashed the Rebels in a one-sided affair in Christchurch.
Rebels boss Tony McGahan has made several changes to his matchday squad for Saturday's clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch.
The Stormers have five players in their team for Saturday's clash against the Rebels who are returning from Springbok duty.
Flanker Sean McMahon will lead the Rebels into the final home game of the season against the Stormers in Melbourne on Saturday.
The Stormers will not able to train on the AAMI Park pitch ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Rebels on Saturday.
The Rebels ended a three-game losing streak in Super Rugby as they defeated the Force in an Australian derby at AAMI Park.