Jake's Brumbies win again

2012-06-01 13:21

Cape Town - The Brumbies have strengthened their position atop the Australian Conference with victory over the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.

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The Brumbies won 27-19 after leading 14-12 at half-time.

The Brumbies scored two tries through centre Andrew Smith and fullback Robbie Coleman. Flyhalf Zack Holmes added a conversion and three penalties, while wing Jesse Mogg was on target with two penalties.

The Rebels replied with a try by wing Cooper Vuna and a conversion and four penalties by fullback Julian Huxley.

The Brumbies picked up four points for their victory, and increaed their lead over the Reds at the top of the Australian Conference to five points. They remained in third place in the Conbined log.

The Rebels left empty-handed and remained fourth and 12th in the Australian Conference and Overall standings, respectively.

Super Rugby breaks for three weeks due to the International Test window. When it resumes on June 29, the Rebels will host the Reds in Melbourne, while the Brumbies will travel to Perth to play the Force the following day.



15 Julian Huxley, 14 Mark Gerrard, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Stirling Mortlock (captain), 11 Cooper Vuna, 10 James Hilgendorf, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Gareth Delve, 7 Hugh Perrett, 6 Luke Jones, 5 Hugh Pyle, 4 Cadeyrn Neville, 3 Jono Owen, 2 Adam Freier, 1 Nic Henderson

Substitutes: 16 Ged Robinson, 17 Rodney Blake, 18 Al Campbell, 19 Tom Chamberlain, 20 Tim Davidson, 21 Richard Kingi, 22 Nic Stirzaker

15 Robbie Coleman, 14 Jesse Mogg, 13 Andrew Smith, 12 Pat McCabe, 11 Joe Tomane, 10 Zack Holmes, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (captain), 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Peter Kimlin, 5 Leon Power, 4 Scott Fardy, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Ruaidhri Murphy

Substitutes: 16 Anthony Hegarty, 17 Scott Sio, 18 Fotu Auelua, 19 Colby Faingaa, 20 Ian Prior, 21 Henry Speight, 22 Tevita Kuridrani


  • Dave - 2012-06-01 13:32

    Good work Jake. A true great coach of our time.

  • dawiej - 2012-06-01 14:06

    We need jake at the stormers. AC is getting stale. Immagine what jake could to with the abundance of tallent in the WC

      Jako - 2012-06-01 14:22

      hands off. we need him at the sharks

      Sean - 2012-06-01 14:45

      Dawie, not a bad suggestion. I worry about AC and his inability to rotate players. Jake does have a lot of baggage though...

      shooshyu.tu - 2012-06-01 17:54

      @Jako why do you need a new coach when you have motor-mouth Dumtree?

  • KLSmith51 - 2012-06-02 08:32

    Typical of our vision and ability to keep good coaches like Jake, Nick and Markgraaf. Someone with brains will never get stale.

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