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Melbourne Rebels snap up Faingaa

By on April 21, 2013

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Sea trade … Brumbies in advance Colby Faingaa will hyperlink up with Melbourne Rebels in 2014. Supply: AAP

Melbourne Rebels have snapped up Brumbies again-rower Colby Faingaa for 2014 as the previous Australian Underneath-20 captain searches for additonal Wonderful Rugby sport time.

Australia Convention W L D PD BP Pts
1 Brumbies 6 1 2 Eighty 4 3 35
2 Reds 6 2 1 Thirteen Three 33
Three Waratahs Four Four Zero -33 1 25
4 Melbourne Rebels 2 6 Zero -Ninety Six Three 19
5 Western Power 2 7 Zero -46 4 Sixteen
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1 Blues 4 Three Zero Forty 9 7 31
2 Chiefs 5 Three Zero Seventy One 6 30
Three Hurricanes 5 Three Zero -Three Three 27
Four Crusaders Four Four Zero Fifty Two 6 26
5 Highlanders Zero Eight Zero -86 2 6
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1 Bulls 5 Three Zero 35 Four 28
2 Cheetahs 6 Three Zero -2 3 27
Three Sharks 5 Three 0 Fifty One Three 27
Four Stormers Three Four Zero 1 Four 24
5 Southern Kings 2 5 1 -Ninety 1 15

Hemmed in at the back of world-category Wallabies flankers David Pocock and George Smith this yr, Faingaa has signed a one-year take care of the Rebels.

The youthful brother of Wallabies Saia and Anthony Faingaa, the 22-yr-out of date is in his fourth Glorious Rugby season however a big foot damage and opponents with Pocock, Smith and Michael Hooper has considered him begin lower than half of his 26 caps.

He yet again got here off the bench within the Brumbies’ 19-19 draw with the Queensland Reds on Saturday evening time, altering Fotu Auelua at blindside flanker midway during the Second half.

With Melbourne captain Gareth Delve’s world marquee deal ending this season, Rebels deliver Damien Hill hailed Faingaa as a great signing for the membership, specifically as a result of his versatility.

“he’s an extraordinarily powerful openside flanker, who can cover all positions inside the all over again-row, which is a talent not many forwards possess on this opponents,” Hill talked about.

“At 22 years of age, he has waited patiently behind some very able footballers and i am certain that his persistence will probably be rewarded with a risk.”

No.Eight Delve is ready to make a welcome return from harm in opposition to the Crusaders in Christchurch on Sunday and bolster the again-row alongside Scott Higginbotham.

The desk-topping Brumbies additionally validated on the weekend that tighthead prop Dan Palmer and lock/flanker Peter Kimlin will subscribe to French membership Grenoble on the finish of the season.


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