MELBOURNE REBELS STATEMENT

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Melbourne Rebels wish to reiterate its clear legal position that the ARU has no legal right to “cut” them as a team in the Super Rugby Competition.  The ARU must come out and publicly put an end to the speculation.  For the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, neither the Melbourne Rebels nor…

Result: Rebels 10 v 47 Lions – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Lions had too much firepower for the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday, running in seven tries overall in a 47-10 victory at AAMI Park. Rusty early on with a number of handling errors the Lions still had too much in the tank, with Kwagga Smith, Ross Cronjé and Courtnal Skosan all crossing…

Preview: Rebels v Lions – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Rebels will be playing for pride when they host the in-form Lions at AAMI Park, Melbourne on Saturday. The struggling Rebels will be hurting after their 44-3 humbling at the hands of the Kings. Their pride is no doubt wounded and they are also probably playing for their Super Rugby futures as…

Preview: Kings v Rebels – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​ The Kings will be keen to build on their recent win over the Waratahs when they take on another Australian side, the Rebels, in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Perennial under-achievers and widely regarded as South Africa’s worst Super Rugby franchise, the Kings caused arguably the biggest upset of the tournament so far when…

Result: Sharks 09 vs 09 Rebels – 22/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks and Rebels each had a player sent off on Saturday as they played out a 9-9 draw in their Super Rugby clash in Durban. Despite having inside centre Andre Esterhuizen red carded early on for a dangerous tackle, the Sharks looked to be heading to the four points. But Reece Hodge struck…

Preview: Sharks vs Rebels – 22/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Rebels travel to Durban this weekend looking for a first-ever win over the Sharks at the fifth time of asking. Given the Sharks’ start to 2017 and the Rebels form that might seem unlikely on paper, but then no one saw the Rebels win over the Brumbies coming last weekend either. In…

Preview: Rebels vs Brumbies – 15/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Australia’s worst side face Australia’s best on Saturday when the Rebels take on the Brumbies in Melbourne on Saturday. The Rebels appear safe off the field, in large part due to their financial backing, but back on the field this has been a miserable campaign thus far, with just one table point to…