The Giant Rugby AU season is ready to kick off for 2021, with the Brumbies attempting to defend their crown after overcoming the Reds inside the ultimate.
It marks as a mannequin new interval for Australian rugby, with new CEO Andy Marinos attempting to knowledge the game into the long run.
Together with this, it marks the primary time that residence rugby shall be on free-to-air tv, with the game signing a mannequin new broadcast cope with 9 and Stan Sport.
With the Australian groups set to face off in opposition to the New Zealand counterparts in Giant Rugby Trans-Tasman, all 5 groups shall be attempting to make an announcement in entrance of latest Wallabies coach Dave Rennie
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SUPER RUGBY AU 2021 DRAW
Queensland Reds v NSW Waratahs, Friday 19 February, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Western Pressure v Brumbies, Friday 19 February, HBF Park, Perth
Queensland Reds v Melbourne Rebels, Friday 26 February, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Brumbies v NSW Waratahs, Saturday 27 February, GIO Stadium, Canberra
NSW Waratahs v Western Pressure, Friday 5 March, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney
Melbourne Rebels v Brumbies, Saturday 6 March, AAMI Park, Melbourne
Western Pressure v Melbourne Rebels, Friday 12 March, HBF Park, Perth
Brumbies v Queensland Reds, Saturday 13 March, GIO Stadium, Canberra
Melbourne Rebels v NSW Waratahs, Friday 19 March, AAMI Park, Melbourne
Queensland Reds v Western Pressure, Saturday 20 March, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Brumbies v Western Pressure, Friday 26 March, GIO Stadium, Canberra
NSW Waratahs v Queensland Reds, Saturday 27 March, ANZ Stadium, Sydney
NSW Waratahs v Brumbies, Friday 2 April, SCG, Sydney
Melbourne Rebels v Queensland Reds, Saturday three April, AAMI Park, Melbourne
Melbourne Rebels v Western Pressure, Friday 9 April, AAMI Park, Melbourne
Queensland Reds v Brumbies, Saturday 10 April, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Brumbies v Melbourne Rebels, Friday 16 April, GIO Stadium, Canberra
Western Pressure v NSW Waratahs, Saturday 17 April, HBF Park, Perth
Western Pressure v Queensland Reds, Friday 23 April, HBF Park, Perth
NSW Waratahs v Melbourne Rebels, Saturday 24 April, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney
Second place finisher v third-place finisher, Saturday 1 Could
Winner of Qualifying Closing v Minor Premiers, Saturday eight Could
HOW TO WATCH SUPER RUGBY AOTEAROA AND SUPER RUGBY AU IN AUSTRALIA?
Stan Sport is the house of all factors rugby union in 2021, with the streaming platform worthwhile the rights to each Giant Rugby AU and Aotearoa in Australia.
It could nicely broadcast all Wallabies and Wallaroos video video video games, together with membership competitions such because of the Hospital Cup and Shute Defend.
Together with this, one sport per week of the Giant Rugby AU season shall be confirmed on 9Gem.
Stan Sport revealed its commentary workers for the upcoming Giant Rugby AU season, with former Fox callers Nick McArdle, Tim Horan, Drew Mitchell and Sean Maloney joined by All Blacks legend Andrew Mehrtens and twin worldwide Allana Ferguson.
Roz Kelly is likely to be onboard, with former Wallabies Morgan Turinui and Justin Harrison and play-by-play caller Andrew Swain rounding out the 10-person workers.
Merely launched: meet our fashionable commentary workers for a mannequin new interval of Rugby.
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— StanSportAU (@StanSportAU) February 2, 2021
SUPER RUGBY AU TEAMS
Backs: Lachlan Albert, Tom Banks, Issak Fines, Mack Hansen, Len Ikitau, Solomone Kata, Bayley Kuenzle, Noah Lolesio, Ryan Lonergan, Andy Muirhead, Reesjan Pasitoa, Irae Simone, Reece Tapine, Nic White, Tom Wright
Forwards: Allan Alaalatoa, Jahrome Brown, Tom Cusack, Folau Fainga’a, Nick Frost, Archer Holz, Tom Hooper, Harry Lloyd, Lachlan Lonergan, Connal McInerney, Cadeyrn Neville, Billy Pollard, Luke Reimer, Tom Ross, Pete Samu, Rory Scott, Scott Sio, James Slipper, Darcy Swain, James Tucker, Rob Valetini
Backs: Marcel Brache, Tomas Cubelli, Kyle Godwin, Richard Kahui, Rob Kearney, Tevita Kuridrani, Brad Lacey, Jono Lance, Grason Makara, Jack McGregor, Jake McIntyre, Michael McDonald, Domingo Miotti, Ian Prior, Toni Pulu, Byron Ralston, Jake Strachan, Henry Taefu
Forwards: Bo Abra, Tim Anstee, Ollie Callan, Victor Harris, Chris Heiberg, Greg Holmes, Feleti Kaitu’u, Kane Koteka, Fergus Lee-Warner, Tomas Lezana, Kieran Longbottom, Ryan McCauley, Santiago Medrano, Jackson Pugh, Andrew Prepared, Tom Robertson, Brynard Stander, Jeremy Thrush, Angus Wagner, Jack Winchester
Backs: Jock Campbell, Hudson Creighton, Lawson Creighton, Filipo Daugunu, Ilasia Droasese, Josh Flook, Mac Grealy, Bryce Hegarty, Isaac Henry, Tate McDermott, James O’Connor, Hunter Paisami, Jordan Petaia, Moses Sorovi, Hamish Stewart, Kalani Thomas, Suliasi Vunivalu
Forwards: Angus Blyth, Matt Faessler, Feao Fotuaika, Ben Grant, Harry Hoopert, Alex Mafi, Fraser McReight, Josh Nasser, Zane Nonggorr, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Angus Scott-Youthful, Ryan Smith, Tuaina Taii Tualima, Taniela Tupou, Seru Uru, Sam Wallis, Harry Wilson, Liam Wright, Dane Zander
Backs: Ben Donaldson, Tane Edmed, Lalakai Foketi, Jake Gordon, Jack Grant, Will Harrison, Jack Maddocks, Tepai Moeroa, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Alex Newsome, Izaia Perese, James Ramm, Triston Reilly, Henry Robertson, Joey Walton
Forwards: Robbie Abel, Angus Bell, Sam Caird, Joe Cotton, Jack Dempsey, Max Douglas, Tetera Faulkner, Charlie Gamble, Will Harris, Tom Horton, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Dave Porecki, Hugh Sinclair, Lachlan Swinton, Chris Talakai, Alefosio Tatola, Tiaan Tauakipulu, Carlo Tizzano, Jack Whetton, Jeremy Williams, Sam Wykes
SUPER RUGBY AU ODDS
Odds courtesy of Sportsbet as of sixth February
WHAT IS SUPER RUGBY AU?
Giant Rugby Australia is a condensed opponents between the 5 professional rugby union groups in Australia.
With journey restrictions put in place all by the globe as a result of coronavirus outbreak, Giant Rugby was pressured to cancel the season in 2020 after merely seven rounds.
This led to a drastic shift in how residence rugby was carried out, with the Australian, New Zealand and South African groups opting to play one another as COVID-19 continued to limit journey.
With the Giant Rugby Aotearoa season set to be carried out alongside Giant Rugby Australia, the groups will come collectively to play a trans-Tasman opponents in Could.