Home team Away Team

Brumbies

  • Mogg (2),
    Penalty goals: White (2), Mogg (2),
    Conversions: Prior,
24 - 6

Reds


  • Penalty goals: Harris (2),
  • Super Rugby
  • Overall Group
  • 16th Feb 2013
  • KO 08:40
  • Ground: Canberra Stadium

Super Rugby: Jesse Mogg scores two tries as Brumbies see off Reds

Last updated: 16th February 2013   Subscribe to RSS Feed

Digby Ioane Reds Super Rugby

Digby Ioane: Could not make an impact on the game

Jesse Mogg Brumbies Super Rugby

Jesse Mogg: Scored both tries for the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium

Related links

Teams

Also see

An inspired performance from Jesse Mogg helped the Brumbies begin their Super Rugby campaign with a 24-6 win over the Reds at Canberra Stadium.

Full-back Mogg scored both tries for his side and also kicked two second-half penalties as the 2011 champions were dispatched with ease.

Mike Harris kicked two early penalties for the Queensland-based side, who were still in contention at the end of a scrappy first half.

But the hosts dominated the contest after the break and despite experiencing some kicking troubles - a total of four players made attempts from the tee - they eventually eased to a comfortable win.

Things had started well for the visitors as Harris booted a long range penalty to put the Reds 3-0 up in the third minute, although the full-back then missed two more attempts in the next three minutes.

The Brumbies made him pay soon after as Mogg raced onto a grubber kick from Nic White to touch down in the corner. Christian Lealiifano missed the conversion.

The Reds moved back in front in the 25th minute as Harris slotted over his second penalty, with the contest then descending into a messy affair which saw several skirmishes.

Scrum-half White then assumed kicking duties for the Brumbies, sending over a penalty to make it 8-6 before missing out on a chance to extend the lead on the stroke of half-time.

As well as being off target with his conversion Lealiifano also missed two penalties, prompting the responsibility to be shifted to Mogg, who held his nerve to nail two three-pointers after the break.

The hosts were now in complete control and long-range specialist White added another penalty to make it 17-6 with five minutes remaining.

Mogg put the icing on the cake in the dying stages as he intercepted a pass from Quade Cooper to trot in for his second score, with Robbie Coleman converting.

Sky Bet Odds:

Click Here for Your Free Bet
Forthcoming Super Rugby Fixtures
TimeFixture
Super Rugby
Friday 6th March
Super Rugby
06:35Chiefs vs Highlanders
08:40Brumbies vs Western Force
Saturday 7th March
06:35Blues vs Lions
08:40Reds vs Waratahs
15:05Cheetahs vs Bulls
17:10Stormers vs Sharks
Friday 13th March
06:35Hurricanes vs Blues
11:00Western Force vs Melbourne Rebels
Saturday 14th March
03:30Crusaders vs Lions
06:35Highlanders vs Waratahs
08:40Reds vs Brumbies
13:00Stormers vs Chiefs
15:05Cheetahs vs Sharks
Friday 20th March
06:35Highlanders vs Hurricanes
08:40Melbourne Rebels vs Lions
Saturday 21st March
06:35Crusaders vs Cheetahs
15:05Bulls vs Western Force
17:10Sharks vs Chiefs
Sunday 22nd March
05:05Waratahs vs Brumbies
Friday 27th March
06:35Hurricanes vs Melbourne Rebels
09:00Reds vs Lions
Saturday 28th March
05:30Chiefs vs Cheetahs
06:35Highlanders vs Stormers
08:40Waratahs vs Blues
15:05Sharks vs Western Force

Experts & Blogs

Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

Read the thoughts and opinions of Phil Edwards with skysports.com