28/02/2020 – Rugby AU – BUILDCORP SUPER W ROUND THREE PREVIEW

Brumbies Women v NSW Waratahs Women
When: Friday, February 28 at 16:35 AEDT
Where: Bankwest Stadium, Sydney
TV: LIVE on FOX SPORTS 508, Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

Broadcast Information:

  • Brumbies coach Adam Butt has made two changes to his run on team with Ema Masi and Emily Sogal joining the starting side for their must win clash. 
  • NSW Waratahs coach Campbell Aitken has named Jade Huggins to make her Super W Debut at flanker, replacing Emily Chancellor who has moved to the bench.
  • Both the Brumbies and NSW Waratahs are unbeaten in 2020, with a Brumbies victory seeing them defeat the two-time Super W champions for the first time in the competition’s history.

Referee: Amber McLachlan

Queensland Reds Women v Melbourne Rebels Women
When: Saturday, February 29 at 16:40 AEDT
Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
TV: LIVE on Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

Broadcast Information:

  • The Melbourne Rebels will be looking for their first win of the season following a narrow 25-22 loss to the Brumbies last weekend.
  • The Rebels have made a raft of changes with a backline shuffle seeing captain Meretiana Robinson move to inside centre to accommodate Tayler Savage move to flyhalf.
  • Queensland’s Lesa Kaleti Mataafa, Saxon Campbell and Kaleti Mataafa have all been promoted to the starting side following standout performances against Rugby WA last weekend.
  • 2017 Women’s XV's player of the year and mum of five, Hilisha Samoa, is in line for her first Queensland appearance since the 2017 when she takes to the field off the bench.

Referee: Reuben Keane