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: Jonathan Ling
MD: Andrew Cox
The most appearances is by Laurie Weeks (62)
The most points scored is by Jason Woodward (210)
The most tries scored is by Scott Higginbotham (15)
The Melbourne Rebels were formed in 2011. They represent the Australian Rugby Region of Victoria.
In 2017 they play 8 home games against the Blues, Chiefs, Waratahs, Brumbies, Lions, Reds, Crusaders & Jaguares. They will play away 7 games against the Hurricanes, Highlanders, Sharks, Kings, Waratahs, Brumbies & Western Force.
The head coach is Tony McGahan. The assistant coaches are Zane Hilton, Morgan Turinui & Craig McGrath.
A previous head coach was Damian Hill.
In 7 years they have had 2 coaches & used 86 players.
The 2017 captain is Nic Stirzaker.
The squad is: Cruze Ah-Nau, Steve Cummins, Dominic Day, Jack Debreczeni, Tom English, Colby Fainga'a, Pama Fou, Harley Fox, Jackson Garden-Bachop, James Hanson, Reece Hodge, Mitch Inman, Sam Jeffries, Kentaro Kodama, Marika Koroibete, Pat Leafa, Rob Leota, Tyrel Lomax, Jack Maddocks, Amanaki Mafi, Jack McGregor, Sean McMahon, Ben Meehan, Tim Metcher, Tom Moloney, Sefa Naivalu, Jonah Placid, Jordy Reid, Culum Retallick, Dominic Shipperley, Siliva Siliva, Toby Smith, Mick Snowden, Lopeti Timani, Alex Toolis, Sione Tuipulotu, Jordan Uelese, Laurie Weeks.
They finished in 12th position at the end of the 2016 round-robin stages.
They have not finished in the top 6 of the round-robin stages of the Super competition in their 5 years in the competition.
Their worst finish was last out of 15 in 2011 & 2014.
Their average finishing position is 12.83.
They are 14th on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$81.00.
On Centre Bet (Aus) they are picked 14th @ A$51.