Watch National Rugby Championship NRC Live Streaming 2014 Semi Finals NSW Country vs Brisbane City match will be kick off at Central Coast Stadium Friday 24 October 2014 online, Time 19:35 AEDT and its broadcast On Fox Sports.
Last time – Brisbane City 34-26 Eagles @ Oaks Oval, Lismore, Sunday, September 14.
The Eagles won their last three regular-season games to claim second spot and a home semi. They are a joint venture between NSW Country and Sydney clubs Randwick and Eastern Suburbs. The Eagles are led by skipper and Waratahs half-back Brendan McKibbin and former Wallaby Stephen Hoiles.
Nick Stiles’ side boasts seven Wallabies in their wider squad. They are coming off consecutive victories over the North Harbour Rays (77-26) and UC Vikings (37-16). Will Genia, James Hanson and Jake Schatz, who was man-of-the-match against the Vikings on Saturday, are all likely to be selected in the Wallabies’ spring tour squad and will miss the NRC playoffs.
NSW Country Eagles: 40 (Will Miller 2, Tala Gray, Brendan McKibbin, Darcy Etrich tries; Sam Windsor 5 cons) defeated Perth Spirit 34 (Michael Ruru 2, Chris Heiberg, Va’a Mailei, Robbie Abel tries; Zack Holmes 2, Luke Burton cons) at Caltex Park, Dubbo.
Brisbane City: 37 (Jack Mullins, Jake Schatz 2, Jake McIntyre, Will Genia tries; Jake McIntyre 3, Sam Greene cons) defeated University of Canberra Vikings 16 (Jarrad Butler, Allan Alaalatoa tries; Rodney Iona, Issac Thompson cons) at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.