Watch National Rugby Championship NRC Live Streaming 2014 Round 7 Sydney Stars vs NSW Country match will be kick off at Leichhardt Oval, Monday 06 October 2014 online, Time 15:00 AEDT and its broadcast On Fox Sports.
NSW Country, as with many teams it would seem, should be targeting this game as a must win occasion. The Stars have just… not lived up to expectations at all this season, showing the standard of this competition.
Country, on the other hand, have a combative pack of forwards who will be ready to take on Will Skelton and his gang, in an effort to unleash their potent backline.
The Stars don’t have much to play for unfortunately, and though individuals will want to prove a point, it shouldn’t be enough to stop the Country side from cementing their spot in the top four.
Country should be fresh after the bye, and you’d think they’ll end up on 20 points after this match.
Stream: This game will be streamed! The guys at ClubTV are involved, so get watching.
The final match of round 7 of the NRC sees the last placed Stars host the third placed Eagles, on the Monday afternoon of the long weekend.
The Stars would have been full of confidence after snatching a late draw against the Vikings a couple of weeks ago, but they were blown away last week by Perth in a fashion that is all too familiar for fans of the Sydney club. They will be chasing their first win of the season and will be hoping for a performance similar to the one they put on against the Vikings, rather than the dross that has seen them let in over 47 points per game.
The NSW Country Eagles started the season very well, winning their first three before losing against unbeaten Melbourne and once beaten Brisbane. They come into this match off a bye, looking to bury that form and re-enter the winners circle. I have been impressed by the Eagles, who have the second best points difference in the NRC and I would expect them to be in the top four at the end of the season. The only way they should lose this match is if they underestimate the Stars, but their abrasive, old school brand of rugby is not conducive to letting lesser teams into the contest.