Super Rugby: Rebels Kick Season Off With Record Win

Rebels Media Release - After an intense pre-season and three successful trials, the Melbourne Rebels have secured an impressive 35-14 win over the Cheetahs. The Rebels were attacking early in the match, piling on the pressure in the opening minutes, and the first try of the game came at the five minute mark. A steal at the lineout lead to a brilliant 50 metre run from fullback Jason Woodward. The Cheetahs' defence was then broken, with the ball travelling by hand across the ground, where Lachlan Mitchell stood alone on the wing and the Foundation Rebel dotted down, with Woodward missing the kick. And the second try wasn't far away. Strong attack allowed Tom English to come millimetres from the line before being dragged down, with Captain Scott Higginbotham taking the quick tap with clever improvisation for a cross field kic
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