The Greater Sydney Rams let another game slip due to poor kicking, as the Melbourne Rising come from behind to earn a narrow 37-36 win.
Roughly 500 Rams and Rising faithful travelled to Morwell, in rural Victoria, to watch the clash at Latrobe Sporting Fields, on a stunning spring day.
The boys from Melbourne earned their third win of the season while to Greater Sydney boys lost their four consecutive game.
The Tongan Thor scores the match winner for Queensland Country against the Rams.
Photo sourced from FoxSports The National Rugby Championships (NRC) was taken to the Sutherland Shire for the first time during Saturday’s thrilling round 4 matchup, where the Queensland Country beat the Rams 37 to 31.
“RAMdemption day” which the event was preemptively dubbed by the Ram’s ‘Horned Army”, did not fail to entertain, however it was the boys north of the boarder who took home the bacon.
The second season of the NRC got underway on Thursday, with an uncharacteristically low scoring game. Brisbane City (4 tries) managed to repeat the result of last year’s grand final, beating Perth Spirit (2 tries) by 29-16.
Normality was restored on Saturday, with a high scoring encounter between the Greater Sydney Rams and NSW Country Eagles.
The home side, the Greater Sydney Rams running onto Merrylands RSL Rugby Park. (Peter Mitchell)
All you need to know for the second season of the National Rugby Championships 2015.
The 9 captains pose for the NRC 2015 launch. (News Corp Australia)
The 2015 season of the National Rugby Championship kicks off tonight, featuring the defending champions Brisbane City and last years runners-up Perth Spirit in a grand final replay.
If you have any questions about this years competition or the sides competing, you’ve come to the right place.
Matt Giteau is set to combine with Quade Cooper as a second playmaker for the Wallabies against the Boks in Brisbane. Photo sourced from: Getty Images
Round 1 of the Rugby Championships (RC) has already kicked off, with the classy All Blacks toppling the spirited Pumas (39-18), while the Wallabies are set to take on the Springboks tonight at 8:05 in Brisbane.
With Michael Cheika culling his extended squad from 40 to 31 today, a number of incumbent and experienced Wallabies have been left out of the squad, raising a few questions on selection. Cheika has culled his extended 40 man Wallabies squad down to 31, ahead of next Saturday’s Rugby Championship opener.
Photo sourced from: http://www.allrugbynews.com
This got me thinking. What is Cheika’s probable line up and who would I like to see lineup against the Springboks next Saturday (18th July) in The Rugby Championship opener.
Samu Kerevi has been making waves in Super Rugby for the Queensland Reds.
Photo sourced from: http://www.zimbio.com Samu Kerevi has been the one rock in the Queensland Red’s tumultuous backline.
The Buildcorp National Rugby Championship teams. Photo from: http://www.bmcsport.com.au
With the 2015 regular Super Rugby (SR) season half completed, the contribution of the National Rugby Championship (NRC) is becoming progressively evident for each of the five Australian franchises.
A number of Australia’s illustrious rugby players are based overseas, heading overseas post-Rugby World Cup (RWC) or undecided on their futures. Do the Wallabies really have the depth to continue to resist selecting overseas-based players? Who would wear Wallabies gold if selection policies were to change today?
of the the fast-paced National Rugby Championships (NRC) kicks off with the seventh placed North Harbour Rays hosting the fourth placed Brisbane City. Round 8