National Rugby Championship Round Two

· NRC
by Rugby Australia

National Rugby Championship Round Two Preview 

Saturday 7 September

Fijian Drua v Western Force

Where: ANZ Stadium, Suva

When: 1.00pm AEST, steamed LIVE on Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

  • The Western Force will head to Fiji ahead of their first away fixture of the 2019 season.
  • The Fijian Drua are hoping to claim their first win following their 22-22 draw with Brisbane City last weekend.

Melbourne Rising v NSW Country Eagles

Where: Bailey Reserve, Adelaide

When: 4.30pm AEST, steamed LIVE on FOX SPORTS 503, Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

The Melbourne Rising are set to welcome two debutants this weekend with Joseva Tamani and Nailati Ukalele expected to make their NRC Debuts in Adelaide.

NSW Country Eagles will look to continue their winning form following their high scoring match against Sydney last weekend starting their season on a high.

Sunday 8 September

Brisbane City v Sydney

Where: Bond University, Gold Coast

When: 1.00pm AEST, steamed LIVE on Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

  • Sydney will be looking to get a win under their belt ahead of their round two clash with Brisbane City following a narrow loss last weekend.
  • Brisbane City have made eight changes to their side with Brad Twidale expected to make his NRC debut at outside centre.

Bond University Queensland Country v Canberra Vikings

Where: Bond University, Gold Coast

When: 3.00pm AEST, steamed LIVE on Kayo Sports and RUGBY.com.au

  • The Canberra Vikings will look to maintain their winning ways this weekend with only one forced change to the starting line-up.
  • Bond University Queensland Country has made four changes to the match day side ahead of their first home game in the 2019 season with Gav Luka and Dan Boardman set to make their NRC Debuts.