ACT Brumbies rookie Ryan Lonergan was getting flogged in fitness drills while his mates were enjoying a south coast "schoolies" getaway.
Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.
Christian Lealiifano thanked his fellow Australian Super Rugby stars for their support after being diagnosed with leukaemia.
The Brumbies are going into uncharted Super Rugby territory after linking with a new major sponsor.
The ACT Brumbies will unveil a new major sponsor on Tuesday as part of a multi-million dollar deal to link with brokerage Plus500 from 2017 and beyond.
Wallabies great Stephen Larkham and Hockeyroo Nicole Arrold to be inducted into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame.
The ACT Brumbies will turn back the clock to bring a former star out of the wilderness for a shock comeback.
Meet the two men battling for a Brumbies contract.
Canberra is believed to be on the verge of securing a Wallabies Test for the first time in six years.
Joe Powell was a phone call away from joining the Wallabies for a grand slam tour of Europe, but the ACT Brumbies halfback is using his taste of Test action to fuel his Super Rugby ambitions.
Brumbies officials say Canberra's rugby community can't afford to be complacent as SANZAAR contemplates a Super Rugby overhaul.