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RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 11

By 22 April, 2013

Rob, and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the Minimum Chips Golden Lager (by Matilda Bay).
The music is by The Haunted Attics.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Rob: Canes, Reds, Chiefs, Brumbies, Bulls, Cheetahs, Crusaders
John: Canes, Reds, Chiefs, Brumbies, Bulls, Cheetahs, Crusaders

Irresistable force meets immovable object as Reds and Brumbies draw 19 all

By 20 April, 2013

It was nail biting and ugly and the more enterprising side was not ours.
But the Brumbies defence to hold out the Reds was staggering.
Two points on the road is never a bad thing though.
We’ll get the Foxsports vision in when it becomes available.

Big Fotu to start against the Reds

By 18 April, 2013

It’s a terrifyingly exciting week for the Brumbies faithful as we wait to see which Brumbies side turns up to play the Reds in a potentially conference defining clash in Brisbane this Saturday night.
So here’s the side:
The University of Canberra Brumbies have made two changes to their starting side which will face the Reds [...]

George Smith to play out the season for the Brumbies

By 17 April, 2013

The Courier Mail reports that the Brumbies’ legend George Smith has been secured for the rest of the season. Which was just as well considering how little game time Colby Faingaa has been getting.
AN extended clearance to play on for the ACT Brumbies should now make George Smith an irresistible target for a Wallabies [...]

When does a prank become downright criminality?

By 16 April, 2013

Green and Gold Rugby is running a tour diary of Brumbies scrum half Nic White.
And frankly one has to wonder if his “pranks” are going a little far:
I felt it was only fair to take Steve and Byron’s furniture and re- decorate my room. I got a key cut a reception, and took [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 10

By 15 April, 2013

Rob, Tim and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the Tiger Lager Beer.
The music is by Super Best Friends.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Rob – Canes, Chiefs, Crusaders, Brumbies, Sharks, Bulls
John – Canes, Chiefs, Crusaders, Brumbies, Sharks, Bulls
Tim – [...]

Brumbies get a win in Dunedin! 30 to 19 over the Highlanders

By 13 April, 2013

Foxsports has the happy news that the Brumbies have put the wheels back on the cart and rumbled to a solid win over the Otago Highlanders in Dunedin:
Stalwart flanker George Smith has led the Brumbies to a decisive 30-19 win against the Highlanders after his backs launched a relentless aerial assault against their winless [...]

Moggy returns for Brumbies crunch game against Otago

By 10 April, 2013

The Brumbies have named their side for Friday afternoon’s must win game against the Otago Highlanders in Dunedin.
Jordan Smiler has been selected to make his Super Rugby debut this Friday night against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
The 27 year old joined the University of Canberra Brumbies over the off season having made his way to Australia [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 9

By 8 April, 2013

Rob, Tim and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the Miller Draft, now reviewed on a cool night.
The music is by Kempsey.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Rob – Brumbies, Chiefs, Canes, Rebels, Crusaders, Sharks, Cheetahs
John – Brumbies, Chiefs, Blues, Kings, [...]

Watsons get one over White as the Kings draw against the Brumbies

By 5 April, 2013

The little rated Southern Kings managed a draw, and many tries, against a Brumbies side that treated them with contempt tonight.
Brumbies need to extract their digits and start playing ball if they want to do something with the season.
UPDATE IN THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY: Foxsports tells the disappointing tale:
An after-the-siren try by No.8 Cornell [...]

Simon approves the Brumbies real estate deal

By 5 April, 2013

Simon Corbell has announced that he bypassing the approvals process to let the Brumbies big Griffith real estate deal roll on through:
Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development, Simon Corbell, today announced the approval of a development proposal to build multi-unit housing on the site of the current Brumbies training facility in Griffith.
“My decision to [...]

Brumbies ring the changes again for the Kings

By 4 April, 2013

The Brumbies have named the side to take on The Kings tomorrow night in Bruce.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named their team to face the Kings at Canberra Stadium on Friday night with Pat McCabe returning to inside centre after a five month lay-off.
The 18-time Wallaby has been out of action thanks [...]

Bieber O’Connor coming to Canberra?

By 4 April, 2013

Rugby365 is running rumours that the bright lights of Canberra are luring the massively over-hyped James O’Connor from Melbourne to play with our Brumbies.
The rumours are building that Melbourne Rebels star James O’Connor could be leaving the battling franchise for the bright lights of the capital city and the Brumbies.
The Australian media has linked O’Connor [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 8

By 1 April, 2013

Rob, Tim and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the Pilsner Urquell, now reviewed on a cool night.
The music is by Los Capitanes.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Rob – Blues, Brumbies, Sharks, Canes, Force, Stormers
John – Blues, Brumbies, Crusaders, Tahs, Force, [...]

Lucky Brumbies squeak a win 23 to 20 over the mighty Bulls

By 30 March, 2013

Despite completely obliterating the Bulls scrum the Brumbies insistence on playing it close brought the result down to an extra time penalty kick.
But Napoleon said he wanted lucky generals not clever ones.
And our guys were lucky tonight.

Brumbies named for the Bulls clash this Saturday

By 29 March, 2013

The Brumbies have announced their side for this Saturday night’s enticing clash with the powerhouse Bulls from Pretoria:
Etienne Oosthuizen will make his Brumbies Rugby debut on Saturday night when he starts at lock against the Bulls at Canberra Stadium.
The hulking South African native, who has revealed his intentions to one day represent the [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 7

By 25 March, 2013

Rob, Tim and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the surprising Innocent Bystanders Moscato because Rob was paying for it (and a man with hair that good one has to wonder about).
The music is by All Guns Blazing.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this [...]

Brumbies brought back to earth 22 to 35 against the Stormers in Cape Town

By 24 March, 2013

Foxsports tells the tale of a reality check for our brave lads as their stunning run of away wins came to an inevitable conclusion in the small hours of our night in South Africa.
The points would have been nice but hopefully this will help with their development.
Jake White’s men were gunning for a record eight [...]

Brumbies named to rain on the Stormers

By 22 March, 2013

The Brumbies have announced their side to attempt a South African clean sweep on Sunday morning:
Jake White has made just two changes to his team which will face the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday, with Ian Prior named to start at scrumhalf for the first time this year and Dan Palmer returning as tight-head [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 6

By 18 March, 2013

Rob and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the old classic Coopers’ Sparkling.
The music is by the Fig Newlies.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
John: Chiefs, Saders, Reds, Force, Sharks, Brumbies, Blues
Rob: Chiefs, Saders, Reds, Cheetahs, Sharks, Brumbies, Blues

Brumbies brutalise Sharks 29 to 10

By 17 March, 2013

Foxsports tells the tale of a remarkable smashing of a top flight team in South Africa by our own Brumbies.
They’ve also set a new record for consecutive away wins.
How far can this rag tag team of misfit renegades go?

Jake White scholarship to lure South Africans our way

By 16 March, 2013

The Brumbies have announced a new scholarship at the University of Canberra:
A high-performing South African student will receive a chance to study in Australia under a new scholarship announced today.
The University of Canberra Brumbies Scholarship for General Excellence, known as the ‘Jake White Scholarship’, includes University of Canberra tuition fees, subsidised accommodation and an internship [...]

Pocock’s been under the knife. Looking to 2014

By 15 March, 2013

The Brumbies have provided an update on Brumbies star recruit David Pocock’s knee:
University of Canberra Brumbies flanker David Pocock last night underwent a two-hour procedure to repair the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee in Brisbane.
The reconstruction was overseen by the noted surgeon Peter Myers, who is well known to the rugby community [...]

Brumbies ring changes for the Sharks

By 15 March, 2013

Wily fox Jake White appears to be up to something in his home of South Africa.
The team has announced their team for this weekend’s clash in Durban with the Sharks:
Scott Sio makes his first career start at loose-head prop in Durban on Saturday night when the University of Canberra Brumbies take on the Sharks. [...]

The Mogg Files! How good is he?

By 14 March, 2013

It will in the not too distance future be the stuff of legend how Super Coach Jake White spotted Jesse Mogg (MOGGY! to the fans) running around in ACT club rugby and saw raw material he could turn to greatness.
Green and Gold Rugby have compiled this excellent mixtape of the highlights of Jesse Mogg in [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 5

By 12 March, 2013

Tim, Rob and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby.
The beer for review is the nothing because Rob and Tim are great disappointments.
The music is by Epic Flagon.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Tim: Hurricanes, Cheetahs, Chiefs, Bulls, Reds, Brumbies.
John: Hurricanes, Warratahs, Chiefs, ‘Saders, Reds, Brumbies
Rob: Hurricanes, [...]

Pocock gone gone gone

By 10 March, 2013

The Brumbies have confirmed our fears and announced that star recruit David Pocock won’t be playing rugby again this season:
David Pocock will miss the rest of the Super Rugby season after rupturing his ACL on Saturday night during the Brumbies win over the Waratahs.
Surgeons were being consulted on Sunday to determine when a [...]

Brumbies pulverise Waratahs 35 to 6

By 10 March, 2013

There’s something about thrashing the NSW Waratahs that seems to bring with it a season ending curse for our star players.
Foxsports has the news of last night’s brutal demolition of vast and mighty New South Wales at Canberra Stadium.
Sadly it looks like star player David Pocock could be out for the rest of the season.

Tomane forced to the bench by the embarrassment of Brumbies talent

By 7 March, 2013

The Brumbies have named their side for Saturday’s epic clash with the hated NSW Waratahs.
The University of Canberra Brumbies have named their side to face the Waratahs this Saturday night, with Henry Speight making a return from rib bruising to take his place on the wing.
Headlining selection talk along with Speight will be George [...]

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast 2013, Episode 4

By 4 March, 2013

Tim and I mix up the rugby ideas in Duxton, expound on matters rugby, and read from Rob’s email from Japan when Tim remembers.
The beer for review is the Miller Genuine Draft (in a bottle).
The music is by the Bus Vipers.
You can download it now.
Our tips for this weekend are:
Tim: Hurricanes, Reds, Highlanders Brumbies, Chiefs, [...]

White sticks with Brumbies

By 4 March, 2013

According to a release today, Nick White has extended his contract with the Brumbies until the end of 2014. Apparently they were in talks with a man named Luke Burgess, but didn’t go with him which is great because now I can put that picture of Mr. White up top.
In other news I have [...]

ACT smashes Samoa A 58 to 19

By 2 March, 2013

The Brumbies have the satisfying news that a development side has put Samoa to the sword at Viking Park last night:
The ACT XV have come home with the wind in their sail to knock Samoa A over 58-19 in the opening round of the Pacific Rugby Cup in Wanniassa on Friday.
Packed with 16 [...]

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