VODAFONE SUPER RUGBY WEEK FIVE PREVIEW

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Brumbies v Sharks

When: Saturday 17 March at 19:45 AEDT

Where: GIO Stadium, Canberra TV: LIVE on FOX Sports 505

Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • Brumbies Head Coach Dan McKellar has made a hefty six changes ahead of his team’s first 2018 home match
  • Folau Faingaa will make his debut in Brumbies colours replacing Josh Mann-Rea who’s recovering from a hamstring injury
  • Two-Test Wallaby Blake Enever will replace Sam Carter in the starting team
  • Ahead of the Super Rugby showdown round two of Super W kicks off with the Brumbies Women hosting the Queensland Women at 5:00pm AEDT

 

Jaguares v Queensland Reds

When: Sunday 18 March at 08:40 AEDT

Where: Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires

TV: LIVE on FOX Sports 505

Broadcast information:

  • The Queensland squad will be chasing their third consecutive win after knocking off the Bulls on home soil last weekend 20-14
  • The Reds will welcome back newly-signed prop Ryan Smith, hooker Andrew Ready, utility back Ben Lucas and Captain Scott Higginbotham
  • The two teams have clashed just once previously in Super Rugby with the Jaguares winning 22-8 in Argentina last season

 

Waratahs v Melbourne Rebels

When: Sunday 18 March at 16:05 AEDT

Where: Allianz Stadium, Sydney TV: LIVE on FOX Sports 505

Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • The Waratahs scrum will be strengthened after welcoming back Wallabies pair Sekope Kepu and Rob Simmons
  • The NSW squad lead the overall head-to-head against the Rebels eleven wins to two
  • The Waratahs will defend the perpetual Weary Dunlop Trophy following their last victory against the Rebels 32-25 in 2017
  • The Rebels are the Australian Conference ladder leaders and will be chasing their fourth consecutive win
  • The Tah’s are set to celebrate their 300th match with a Ladies Day for fans
  • It will be a double header with the Waratahs Women taking on the Western Force Women first at 13:30 AEDT

 

Australian Conference Standings after week four:

Rebels 15

Reds 8

Waratahs 6

Brumbies 4

Sunwolves 1

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