Super Rugby: Brumbies Show Their Worth With Victory Over Tahs

by Brendan Bradford - Poor execution was the Waratahs’ downfall as the Brumbies earned a nail-biting 28-23 victory in a brutal encounter at Canberra Stadium on Saturday night. Outmuscled and out-enthused around the ruck and unable to unlock the fast rushing Brumbies defence, the Waratahs came off second best as the home-side overcame a slow start and the sin-binning of two players for their third win of the season. “I didn’t think we played poorly, we just didn’t seem to have the flow we needed, then a few things went the wrong way and they got a few scores and we found ourselves behind,” said Waratahs coach Michael Cheika. For all the early season hype around the Waratahs’ attacking flair, it was a stark reminder that rugby games are won up front. [ca
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