Jake's Brumbies win in Dunedin
Garrin Lambley - Sport24 Editor
Cape Town - Jake White's Brumbies team have added to the Highlanders' 2013 Super Rugby woes with victory in their clash in Dunedin on Friday.VIDEO: Highlanders v Brumbies highlights
The Brumbies won 30-19 after leading 17-12 at half-time.
The Brumbies scored three tries through wings Henry Speight and Joe Tomane and flank George Smith. Centre Christian Lealiifano added all three conversions as well as two penalties. Scrumhalf Nic White also added a penalty.
The Highlanders replied with a try by scrumhalf Aaron Smith and a conversion and four penalties by flyhalf Hayden Parker.
The Brumbies picked up four points for their victory to extend their lead atop the Australian Conference
standings and regain the lead in the Overall log
The Highlanders left empty-handed and remain rooted to the bottom of both the New Zealand Conference
and Overall standings
In next weekend's Round 10 action, the Brumbies travel to Brisbane to face the Reds (Saturday, April 20 at 11:40) while the Highlanders face a daunting task as they make the trip to Christchurch to tackle the seven-time champion Crusaders (Saturday, April 20 at 09:35).Teams:
15. Ben Smith, 14. Kade Poki, 13. Phil Burleigh, 12. Ma'a Nonu, 11. Hosea Gear, 10. Hayden Parker, 9. Fumiaki Tanaka, 8. Mose Tuiali'i, 7. John Hardie, 6. TJ Ioane, 5. Jarrad Hoeata, 4. Brad Thorn, 3. Ma'afu Fia, 2. Andrew Hore (captain), 1. Jamie MacKintosh
Substitutes: 16. Liam Coltman, 17. Chris King, 18. Josh Bekhuis, 19. Elliot Dixon, 20. Aaron Smith, 21. Colin Slade, 22. Jason EmeryBrumbies:
15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Andrew Smith, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Joe Tomane, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (captain), 7 George Smith, 6 Jordan Smiler, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Peter Kimlin, 3 Dan Palmer, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Ben Alexander
Substitutes: 16 Siliva Siliva, 17 Scott Sio, 18 Fotu Auelua, 19 Colby Faingaa, 20 Ian Prior, 21 Pat McCabe, 22 Tevita Kuridrani