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Brumbies set to roll out new attacking game plan for Super Rubgy, says Robbie Coleman

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is set to let go of the reins this year, giving his players the freedom to attack from anywhere as they chase Super Rugby supremacy.

Brumbies are set to reveal a new game plan for their pre-season trial against the NSW Waratahs in Wagga on February 6.

Fullback Robbie Coleman has hinted the Brumbies would unleash their revamped attack in Wagga to give the Riverina the first-glimpse of a new-look style.

"I'm definitely looking forward to putting on a show," Coleman said in Wagga on Thursday.

"Show being the key word as we are all really excited to play. We have a bit of a new style we are coming with this year and are really excited to get out there, see how it goes and put on a show for the crowd."

The livewire expects the Brumbies to bring a more attacking style of game as they look to push further into the Super Rugby season.


Beaten in the semi-final two years running, the Canberra team is looking to be more aggressive in 2016.

"Our shape has changed a lot this year to what it has previously been," Coleman said. "We were very territory based in the last three years but this year we are coming out to attack whenever we feel fit to do that.

"The whole squad has adapted to the new style very quickly and have been putting some good performances out on the training park and can't wait to do it in a game."

With captain Stephen Moore and fellow Wallabies star Matt Toomua leaving at the end of the season, this could be the club's best chance to return to the top of rugby in the southern hemisphere.

However Coleman said the club isn't looking at who won't be there next season.

"We all feel that this is our year," Coleman said.

"We definitely haven't been happy with where we have ended up and we are out to win it now."

"Anything less than a premiership is a loss to us."

Coleman is also looking to ensure Wagga remains Brumbies territory.

"I know the Tahs are going to be bringing everything at us and we are going to be doing the same," he said.

"Hopefully we can get the Wagga crowd out, supporting the Brumbies."