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Super Rugby Australia team by team preview round 8

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Super rugby AU reached round 8 this weekend and the action starts on Friday when the Western Force host the Queensland Reds at CBUS Stadium on the Gold Coast.

The resurgent Waratahs face a stiff test on Saturday when they travel to Canberra to face tournament leaders the Brumbies at GIO Stadium, Canberra.

Should the Waratahs beat the Brumbies and the Reds beat the Western Force the tournament will have a new leader in the standings


Force v Reds Super Rugby Preview

The Force have played the Reds 18 times in Super rugby since 2006 and the Force have won 9 matches, lost 8 times and drawn once.

The Force’s 9 wins out of 18 matches gives them a record of winning 50% of their matches against the Reds regardless of venue.

This weekend the match will be played in the Gold Coast which is not the Force’s normal home and a venue at which the teams have never met before in Super rugby.

The Force have played the Reds 10 times away from home and in those matches not played at home they have won four matches or 40%.

The average score when the Force play the Reds away from home is : Force 20 Reds 26.

The Force have won the last two away Super rugby matches against the Reds and the Reds have not in these matches since 2015.

The Bookies have given the Force an 11 point start for this Match – click HERE to see the latest odds.

Average score: Force 23 Reds 22

Last five Super rugby results
Fri, 26 May 2017 Force v Reds 40-26 Brisbane
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 Force v Reds 26-19 Perth
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 Force v Reds 22-6 Brisbane
Sat, 30 May 2015 Force v Reds 10-32 Perth
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 Force v Reds 6-18 Brisbane

Force overall Super rugby record against the Reds
Played 18 ,Wins 9 ,Losses 8 ,Draws 1

Match Officials and details
Date : Friday 21 August
Venue : CBUS Stadium, Gold Coast
Kick Off local: 19:05
Referee:  Jordan Way
Assistant Ref 1:Nic Berry
Assistant Ref 2: Damon Murphy
TMO : Brett Cronan

Teams

Force

15 Jake Strachan, 14 Byron Ralston, 13 Kyle Godwin, 12 Richard Kahui, 11 Brad Lacey, 10 Jono Lance, 9 Ian Prior (c), 8 Brynard Stander, 7 Kane Koteka, 6 Fergus Lee Warner,, 5 Ollie Atkins, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Kieran Longbottom, 2 Andrew Ready, 1 Pek Cowan

Replacements: 16 Heath Tessman, 17 Chris Heiberg, 18 Tom Sheminant, 19 Johan Bardoul, 20 Ollie Callan, 21 Nick Frisby, 22 Jack McGregor, 23 Haenry Taefu

Reds

1. Jack Straker , 2. Brandon Paenga-Amosa , 3. Taniela Tupou , 4. Angus Blyth , 5. Lukhan Salakaia-Loto , 6. Liam Wright – Easts (c), 7. Fraser McReight , 8. Harry Wilson , 9. Tate McDermott , 10. James O’Connor , 11. Filipo Daugunu , 12. Hamish Stewart , 13. Josh Flook, 14. Jordan Petaia, 15. Jock Campbell

Replacements : 16. Josh Nasser, 17. Harry Hoopert, 18. Zane Nonggorr , 19. Tuaina Taii Tualima, 20. Angus Scott-Young , 21. Moses Sorovi , 22. Bryce Hegarty , 23. Jack Hardy ,


Brumbies v Waratahs Super Rugby Preview

The Brumbies have played the Waratahs 35 times in Super rugby since 1996 and the Brumbies have won 18 matches, lost 17 times and drawn none.

The Brumbies 18 wins out of 35 matches gives them a record of winning 51% of their matches against the Waratahs regardless of venue.

This weekend the match will be played in Canberra which is home for the Brumbies and the venue where the teams have met 12 times.

In those 12 matches played in Canberra the Brumbies have won 12 matches and lost 4. This gives the Brumbies a record of winning 75% of their matches against the
Waratahs at home.

The average score when the Brumbies play the Waratahs in Canberra is : Brumbies 29 Waratahs 18.

The Brumbies have won the last two matches against the Waratahs in Canberra and the Waratahs have not won in the city since 2018.

The Bookies have given the Waratahs an 8 point start for this Match – click HERE to see the latest odds.

Average score: Brumbies v Waratahs

Last five Super rugby results
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 Brumbies v Waratahs 47-14 Canberra
Sat, 08 Jun 2019 Brumbies v Waratahs 35-24 5:3 5-0 Sydney
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 Brumbies v Waratahs 19-13 Canberra
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 Brumbies v Waratahs 40-31 Sydney
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 Brumbies v Waratahs 17-24 Canberra
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 4 Brumbies v Waratahs 28-12 Sydney

Brumbies overall Super rugby record against the Waratahs
Played 35 , Wins 18, Losses 17, Draws 0

Match Officials and details
Date :  Saturday 22 August
Venue : GIO Stadium, Canberra
Kick Off local: 19:15
Referee: Angus Gardner
Assistant Ref 1: Graham Cooper
Assistant Ref 2:Reuben Keane
TMO :  Ian Smith=

Teams

Brumbies

1. James Slipper 2. Connal McInerney 3. Allan Alaalatoa (c) 4. Murray Douglas 5. Cadeyrn Neville 6. Lachlan McCaffrey 7. Will Miller 8. Pete Samu 9. Ryan Lonergan 10. Bayley Kuenzle 11. Tom Wright 12. Irae Simone 13. Solomone Kata 14. Andy Muirhead 15. Tom Banks

Replacements : 16. Lachlan Lonergan 17. Scott Sio 18. Tom Ross 19. Darcy Swain 20. Rob Valetini 21. Tom Cusack 22. Nic White 23. Len Ikitau

Waratahs

15 Jack Maddocks, 14 James Ramm, 13 Joey Walton, 12 Karmichael Hunt, 11 Alex Newsome, 10 Will Harrison, 9 Jake Gordon, 8 Jack Dempsey, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Lachie Swinton, 5 Rob Simmons (c), 4 Ned Hanigan,, 3 Harry Johnson-Holmes, 2 Tom Horton, 1 Tom Robertson

Replacements : 16 Robbie Abel, 17 Te Tetera Faulkner , 18 Angus Bell, 19 Tom Staniforth 20 Hugh Sinclair, 21 Mitch Short, 22 Ben Donaldson, 23 Lalakai Foketi


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