Mark Gerrard

Union

Stephen Larkham a Wallabies coach in waiting, says Joe Roff

Brumbies coach, Stephen Larkham.

Chris Wilson Wallabies great Joe Roff believes former teammate Stephen Larkham is a future Australian coach.

Rugby

Brumbies backline as good as champion 2004 side: Wallabies great Joe Roff

Matt Toomua

Wallabies great Joe Roff believes the current crop of Brumbies backs are on the verge of eclipsing the star studded 2004 backline that took out the Super Rugby championship.

Union

Josh Mann-Rea's long wait finally over

SPORT: Brumbies player Josh Mann-Rea .   22nd October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Brumbies 32-year-old rookie Josh Mann-Rea says he'll ''work my butt off'' to help the Brumbies chase a championship.

Union

Brumbies try, try and try again to bring rugby back to its running roots with six of the best

Joe Tomane.

Chris Dutton RUNNING rugby is back and the ACT Brumbies hope their try-scoring spree over the past three weeks earns their attack the respect they have been craving.

Gerrard notches game 100

Paul Mulvey If a skinny 18-year-old can survive a debut against the fearsome Jonah Lomu, another 99 games of Super Rugby shouldn't come as a surprise.

Melbourne Rebels v Bulls

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)

Union

Mortlock's body and future on the line

Guy Hand As his long-awaited comeback looms, Melbourne Rebels captain Stirling Mortlock believes the next month will determine his rugby future.

Underdogs turn in a display for the ages

Mitch Inman breaks through.

Michael Lynch The Rebels were rated at nearly 6-1 outsiders before they kicked off against the Bulls.

Rugby

Underdogs turn in a display for the ages

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Michael Lynch THE Rebels were rated at nearly 6-1 outsiders before they kicked off against the pretty-in-pink Bulls at AAMI Park last night — generous odds in a two-horse race, but a measure of the expected...

Rugby Union

Rebels put up a fight

Gareth Delve scores

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels show they would no longer be known as easybeats of competition.

Rebels v Crusaders

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Saturday 7.40pm(AEST)

Rugby Union

Rebel with a cause fit and ready to fire

Michael Lipman.

Stathi Paxinos Michael Lipman says he has many reasons to pull out his best game in a 'very, very long time'.

Whipping boys no more: Rebels spark Super upset

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Melbourne Rebels skipper Stirling Mortlock brought the crowd to their feet as he scored a second-half try to seal a massive 28-19 upset victory over the Crusaders in their Super Rugby clash.

Rugby Union

Gutsy Rebels stun Crusaders

Big effort: Rebel Nick Phipps is congratulated by teammates after scoring a try against the Crusaders last night.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Rebels pull off one of the biggest upsets of the season, defeating the Crusaders.

A win for the ages, says Rebels coach

Cooper Vuna of the Rebels passes whilst being tackled by Robbie Fruean of the Crusaders.

Stathi Paxinos Damien Hill declares upset of Crusaders the greatest moment in club's short history.

Team of the week

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Each week, Greg Growden picks the form team from the Australian conference after the weekend's matches. Number of times

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Monday Maul

Reds' revival has repercussions far beyond win on scoresheet

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Greg Growden The local administrators are happy because the Australian conference can produce a match worth watching. Those pushing for Sunday afternoon football are delighted as it lures a 36,000-plus crowd.

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Rebels line up Higginbotham for Delve

Scott Higginbotham is on the Rebels' radar.

Rebels chief says the club has six to eight positions still to fill for next season.

Hurricanes v Rebels

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 3.30pm (AEST)

Rugby Union

Rebels on verge of new territory

Rodney Blake

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne knows it must start fast to take the wind out of the dangerous Hurricanes as it bids for the first time to win a third successive Super Rugby match.