It was like watching hobos fight with star pickets for a pint of whiskey.
But of the two crap sides duking it out at the Stadium In Bruce ours wanted the whiskey more.
Foxsports have the report of a gutsy come from behind win by a team that played badly in general but with touches of promise.
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Down 23-10 well into the second half it really looked like we were going to get thrashed by the worst team in the competition, at home.
But what the Brumbies of 2012 lacked in skill, flair, or execution they made up for in sheer determination.
Which, all things considered, is a great improvement over recent years.
Next week taking on the Chiefs and the rampagins Sonny Bill Williams will be the real acid test.