rugby.com.au: With just two rounds left to play in the National Rugby Championship, the run home to the finals series is starting to hot up. And after the weekend’s results, the only certainty is that we’re in for more surprises as top four contenders play each other over the remaining eight games.
rugby.com.au: Two high-scoring affairs completed Round 5 of the National Rugby Championship, with Melbourne Rising taking the Horan-Little Shield off Canberra’s hands, 60-44, and the Sydney Rays effectively ending Brisbane City’s season, 38-32.
Their win in Canberra means Melbourne really are… well, Rising up the ladder…
The Roar: We’ve hit the second bye week of The Rugby Championship, and the focus this week turns to the individuals to have really grabbed our attention during the 2016 tournament.
And it’s a worthwhile exercise on a number of fronts: when your team is a bit up and down like three of the four teams have been this season, it’s easy to just keep kicking cans and overlook some pretty solid individual performances.
The Big Question for the panel in bye week: From your respective country, who’s been the standout contributor during The Rugby Championship in 2016 + Who has scored the Try of the Tournament to date?