Jake's Brumbies thrash Rebels
Garrin Lambley - Sport24 Editor
Cape Town - Jake White's Brumbies team has thrashed the Rebels in their Super Rugby Australian derby in Canberra on Friday.
The Brumbies won 39-17 after leading 10-3 at half-time.
The Brumbies scored six tries through prop Scott Sio, wings Clyde Rathbone (2) and Henry Speight, flank Colby Faingaa and replacement Zack Holmes. Replacement scrumhalf Ian Prior added three conversions, while fullback Jesse Mogg was on target with a penalty.
The Rebels replied with tries by wing Tom English and replacement Paul Alo-Emile. Fullback Jason Woodward was successful with both conversions as well as a penalty.
The Brumbies picked up a full-house of five points for their victory to extend their lead atop the Australian Conference
, and move to the top of the Overall standings
The Rebels left empty-handed and remained fourth and 12th in the Australian Conference
and Overall log
15. Jesse Mogg, 14. Henry Speight, 13. Tevita Kuridrani, 12. Pat McCabe, 11. Clyde Rathbone, 10. Matt Toomua, 9. Nic White (captain), 8. Peter Kimlin, 7. Colby Faingaa, 6. Scott Fardy, 5. Sam Carter, 4. Leon Power, 3. Dan Palmer, 2. Siliva Siliva, 1. Scott Sio
Substitutes: 16. Josh Mann-Rea, 17. Ruan-Henry Smith, 18. Ettienne Oosthuizen, 19. Jordan Smiler, 20. Ian Prior, 21. Robbie Coleman, 22. Zack HolmesRebels:
15 Jason Woodward, 14 Tom English, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Rory Sidey, 11 Lachlan Mitchell, 10 James Hilgendorf, 9 Nic Stirzaker, 8 Gareth Delve (captain), 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Jordy Reid, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Cadeyrn Neville, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Nic Henderson
Substitutes: 16 Pat Leafa, 17 Paul Alo-Emile, 18 James King, 19 Tim Davidson, 20 Luke Burgess, 21 Angus Roberts, 22 Kimami Sitauti