Drua edged out by Brumbies in Pre-season clash

February 3, 2024 9:31 pm

[Source: Fijian Drua]

The Swire Shipping Fijian Drua faced a narrow defeat, losing 43-40 to the Brumbies in the Shop N Save Super Rugby Pacific pre-season match last night.

Despite taking an early lead at halftime with 28-24, the Drua couldn’t maintain their advantage as the Brumbies staged a comeback in the second half, ultimately securing the win.

Brumbies extended their lead in second half to 43-35 with three additional tries and two conversions.

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However, the Drua managed to score a consolation try just before full-time. Unfortunately, the missed conversion meant they finished with a final score of 40.

Looking ahead, the Drua’s next pre-season challenge is against Melbourne Rebels and is scheduled for the 16th of this month.

In other results, Force beat Reds 21-19, and Rebels thrashed Waratahs 38-12. Munster defeated the Crusaders in Dublin this morning 21-19.