Melbourne Rebels looking to learn from their mistakes

By James Wong The Melbourne Rebels are looking to take the lessons from last week’s defeat into Friday night’s clash against the Cheetahs at AAMI Park. Rebels head coach Tony McGahan said losses to the Highlanders and Hurricanes have shown his team where they need to improve to compete at the top end of the competition. “We need to make sure we get better in our execution and tactically with what we want to do if we want to go forward, and this weekend gives us a great opportunity. “The Cheetahs like to play with a bit of width. They back themselves on their passing, they like to play from deep, they're not really looking for the kick option as their first option, so that'll pose a really good threat. “The learning we got last week with a side that likes to play with good width and keep the ball in hand will lend itself to how we're able to get through the game.” Failure to effectively exit their own territory cost the Rebels against the Hurricanes and captain Nic Sti
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