No one is kidding themselves about the quality of the Australian sides but the Brumbies' achievement is well deserved.
Sean McMahon's hopes of playing in the Wallabies' June Test series and the remainder of the Super Rugby season are in doubt but teammate Colby Fainga'a has put his best foot forward for a Test call up.
Hoodoos, tries and Wallabies rookies as the Brumbies get their season back on track.
The NSW Waratahs squandered a half-time lead to go down 44-28 to the Highlanders in Dunedin.
The Brumbies are chasing back to back wins for the first time in two months.
Flanker Uzair Cassiem has grabbed two tries for South Africa's Cheetahs who have put the Sunwolves to the sword 47-7 on Saturday in Tokyo to record their third win of the Super Rugby season.
Fairfax Media has spoken to a player from one of the Super Rugby clubs in the firing line, on the condition of anonymity, who has labelled the ARU "selfish" and believes they are "playing with our livelihoods".
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says Stephen Moore is still his first-choice captain for the three-Test series in June despite calls for Michael Hooper to take over.
Amanaki Mafi has been a star for the Melbourne Rebels despite a most trying season.
New Canberra Vikings coach Tim Sampson will search for new players in the John I Dent Cup.
Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is keeping combinations in a bid to chase back to back wins.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hopes Brumbies star Tevita Kuridrani is close to signing a new deal.
The Rebels loose forward is a great young talent but he isn't among my 10 most valuable players in the country.
August 19 will be one of the most important days in recent history for Australian rugby. It's got nothing to do with the performances of our Super Rugby teams or the drama surrounding one franchise being culled. But August 19 is the date of the first Bledisloe Cup clash.
ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is sticking with the same side for the first time this year.
Brumbies prop Ben Alexander faces one of his toughest tests in a special milestone game.
Western Force are in danger of losing a lucrative major sponsor, although the club believes it will be able to extend the deal.
Wallabies star Kurtley Beale will take no part in the June Test series but coach Michael Cheika says he wants to pick French-based player Will Genia as his first-choice halfback for the first Test in Melbourne against Fiji.
Melbourne Rebels star Reece Hodge is on track to overcome a nasty concussion and play against the undefeated Crusaders at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
World Cup-winning Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer says he would definitely put his name forward to be on a national coaching panel that Michael Cheika has revealed will be established by the end of the year.