Melbourne Rebels Gear Up for Super Rugby Pacific with First Pre-season Clash Against NSW Waratahs

Wed, Jan 24, 2024, 2:14 AM
Rebels Media
by Rebels Media

With the Super Rugby Pacific competition less than a month away, the Melbourne Rebels are set to kick off their preparations with a thrilling pre-season trial match against Weary Dunlop Shield rivals NSW Waratahs.

The event promises an action-packed day of rugby excitement, with the Moorabbin Rams Rugby Club hosting the showdown on Saturday, 3 February.

Event Details


Moorabbin Rugby Union Football Club

Harold Caterson Reserve, 92 Keys Rd, Moorabbin 


12:00 pm: Rebels Super Rugby Womens Training

2:30 pm: Kids Clinic

4:00 pm: Rebels v Waratahs Kick Off

Together with the Moorabbin Rams Rugby Club and Rugby Victoria the Melbourne Rebels have curated an engaging afternoon for fans, providing a unique opportunity to witness their favourite players in action while immersing themselves in the rugby atmosphere in our local Rugby Community.

Here are some things to look forward to on this exciting day!
Debut of New Rebels:

One of the highlights of the trial match is the chance to see the new recruits don the Rebels jersey for the first time this season. The match serves as a stage for fans to catch a glimpse of the fresh talent and assess how they integrate into the team's dynamic.

Autograph & Photo Opportunities with Players:

Get ready to capture memorable moments with your favourite Rebels players. The event provides an exclusive chance for fans to interact with Burn City's best, take photographs, and create lasting memories. Don't forget to bring your favourite jersey or merch to get signed and come down early to watch our Rebels Super Rugby Womens team train.

Interactive Kids Clinic:

For aspiring rugby enthusiasts, the interactive clinic with Rugby Victoria and Rebels players is an invaluable experience. Participants can learn tips and tricks from the professionals, gaining insights into the sport and honing their skills in a hands-on session.

Fast, Fearless and Resolute Style of Rugby:

The Rebels are known for their distinctive style of play – fast, fearless, and resolute. Expect an exhibition of high-paced, dynamic rugby as the team fine-tunes their strategies and tactics in preparation for the upcoming Super Rugby Pacific competition.

Memberships On Sale:

For those looking to deepen their commitment to the Rebels, memberships will be on sale at the event. Embrace the opportunity to be part of the Rebels family, supporting the team throughout the Super Rugby season.

The Melbourne Rebels' first pre-season trial against the NSW Waratahs promises an electrifying day of rugby festivities, providing fans with a sneak peek into what lies ahead for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Season. So, mark your calendars, bring your passion for rugby, and join the Rebels for a day of excitement and camaraderie at Moorabbin Rams Rugby Club.

Lachlan Anderson and Matt Proctor