Rebels - a brief rugby history
Colours: Jersey: Dark Blue with Red trim Shorts: Dark Blue with Red & White trim Socks: Dark Blue with Red top
Home Ground: AAMI Park, Melbourne
Chairman: Paul Docherty
CEO: Baden Stephenson
The Melbourne Rebels were formed in 2011. They represent the Australian Rugby Region of Victoria.
The 2019 head coach is David Wessels. The assistant coaches are Kevin Foote & Shaun Berne.
The 2019 squad is:
Forwards:Robbie Abel; Jermaine Ansley; Adam Coleman; Angus Cottrell; Ben Daley; Mees Erasmus; Pone Fa'amausili; Tetara Faulkner; Matt Gibbon; Esei Ha'angana; Richard Hardwick; Ross Haylett-Petty; Trevor Hosea; Sam Jeffries; Luke Jones; Robert Leota; Isi Naisarani; Matt Philip; Anaru Rangi; Hugh Roach; Fereti Sa'aga; Sam Talakai; Jordan Uelese; Brad Wilkin.
Backs: Quade Cooper; Tom English; Will Genia; Harrison Goddard; Dane Haylett-Petty (C); Reece Hodge; Manika Koroibeti; Jack Maddocks; Campbell Magnay; Billy Meakes; Michael Ruru; Matt To'omua; Sione Tuipulotu; Simisi Tupou.
They play 8 Home games against: Highlanders; Brumbies; Sunwolves; Stormers; Reds; Bulls; Waratahs; Chiefs.
They play 8 Away games against: Brumbies; Lions; Sharks; Reds; Waratahs; Hurricanes; Sunwolves; Crusaders.
They finished in 9th position at the end of the 2018 round-robin stages.
They have not finished in the top 6 of the round-robin stages of the Super competition in their 8 years in the competition.
Their average finishing position is 13.00
They are 5th= on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$23.00