VODAFONE SUPER RUGBY WEEK SIX PREVIEW

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Melbourne Rebels v Sharks

When: Friday 23 March at 19:45 AEDT
Where: AAMI Park, Melbourne
TV: LIVE on FOX Sports 505
Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • The Rebels will be determined to bounce back following their first defeat of the season against the Waratahs last weekend
  • British and Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling, flanker Colby Fainga’a and centre Billy Meakes will make the starting 15 for the first time this season
  • Wallaby Reece Hodge needs just three points to surpass Jason Woodward as the clubs’ most prolific points scorer
  • The Melbourne franchise is set to celebrate National Diversity Week on home soil at AAMI Park

Stormers v Queensland Reds

When: Sunday 25 March at 02:15 AEDT
Where: DHL Newlands, Cape Town
TV: LIVE on FOX Sports 505

Broadcast information:

  • James Slipper is set to play his 100th Super Rugby match for Queensland making him the 52nd centurion in Australian history
  • The Reds recorded their third consecutive win last weekend for the first time in five years
  • The Queensland squad will be competing in their third overseas match of the season
  • The last time the Reds clamied victory in Cape Town against the Stormers was back in 2011

Australian Conference Standings after week five:
Melbourne Rebels 15
Queensland Reds 12
Waratahs 10
Brumbies 8
Sunwolves 2

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