Brumbies championship winning scrumhalf Joe Powell will depart the club after six seasons to start a fresh challenge with the Melbourne Rebels.
After winning Super Rugby AU it’s straight back to work for 13 Brumbies, who join the 44-man Wallabies squad for an upcoming test campaign.
The Brumbies have ended their 16-year title drought with a 28-23 victory over the Queensland Reds to claim the Super Rugby AU title.
The Brumbies will play their hard-earned home Super Rugby AU grand final in front of up to 6,000 fans at GIO Stadium next weekend.
The Brumbies will be looking to finish the Super Rugby AU regular season on a high when they take on the Queensland Reds at Suncorp Stadium.
The Plus500 Brumbies have secured top spot and a home grand final defeating the Western Force 31-14 at GIO Stadium.
Joe Powell is the only change to the Brumbies' starting XV with coach Dan McKellar choosing to keep the same forward pack that defeated the Waratahs last Saturday night.
The Brumbies were beaten 30-7 by the Melbourne Rebels at Leichhardt Oval on Friday 7 August in a disappointing night for the previously unbeaten Super Rugby AU leaders.
The Brumbies have continued their unbeaten start to Vodafone Super Rugby AU with a comprehensive 24-0 victory over the Western Force at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney last night, Saturday 25 July.
The Brumbies have started their Super Rugby AU campaign off with a 31-23 bonus-point victory over the Melbourne Rebels at GIO Stadium Canberra last night, Saturday 4 July.
The Brumbies have made a few changes to the side that topped the Australian Super Rugby conference after seven rounds as they prepare for the Rebels.