Brumbies look to rebuild ‘winning culture’ through Vikings & NRC

It’s been a long time between drinks for Australia’s most successful Super Rugby franchise. 11 years to be exact, since the two-time champions last opened their trophy cabinet. But all that could change this Saturday, when the Brumbies backed UC Vikings head to Ballymore to face Brisbane City in the National Rugby Championship decider. “There are a lot of Brumbies guys that are looking to build that winning culture. The Brumbies haven’t won a trophy in a number of years now so I think this weekend is a really important stepping stone to the 2016 Super Rugby season,” Director of Rugby Dan McKellar said. “The culture over the last few years has changed here. We’ve been close and we are close again in the NRC this year, but we need to take it one step further and then we can take that confidence into next year.” McKellar admitted the Vikings ‘missed the jump’ in last year’s inaugural NRC competition and struggled to compete with the competition’s better prepar
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