The reigning champions of Tremendous Rugby AU, the Brumbies haven’t stopped work since claiming their crown in 2020.
The teaching and administration employees have been working tirelessly since they hoisted the trophy to retain their championship-winning system and for the big half, they’ve been profitable.
28 gamers of the 2020 Championship squad will return to the ACT in 2021 whereas an extra eight gamers have been given their probability in one of many competitions most promising franchises.
WHO’S IN: James Tucker, Reece Tapine, Archer Holz, Rory Scott, Lachlan Albert, Luke Reimer, Tom Hooper & Billy Pollard
WHO’S OUT: Joe Powell, Lachlan McCaffery, Will Miller, Blake Enver, Murray Douglas, Tevita Kuridrani, Man Porter & Toni Pulu
ONE TO WATCH: Len Ikitau
Becoming a member of the Brumbies in 2019, Ikitau has waited within the wings producing constantly robust performances.
With some shuffling within the Brumbies backline throughout the low season, 2021 is Ikitau’s probability to get his arms on the 13 jersey completely.
With restricted recreation time coming off the bench Ikitau nonetheless managed a powerful 12 carries, 58 carry metres, 18 tackles and one attempt!
There’s little doubt that this yr’s front-runners are each the Queensland Reds and the Brumbies, nevertheless we predict that this yr, the Reds could pip-them on the put up.
The Brumbies can’t relaxation on the laurels, they’ll want to indicate up all season as each aspect tries to knock them from the highest – particularly the Reds.
Harnessing the frustration of the 2020 finals loss the Reds will probably be in search of revenge and the Brumbies can’t afford to underestimate the facility of emotion.
Whereas we’ve put them in at 2nd, for any Brumbies gamers studying this, we’re blissful to be confirmed incorrect!
2021 ACT Brumbies Squad: