National Rugby Championship Results

The National Rugby Championship is the leading domestic professional rugby competition in Australia. It started in 2014 in a bid to further develop rugby in the country. 

The 2018 season saw the Greater Sydney Rams team removed, leaving an 8 team competition. The Western Force replaced the Perth Spirit team.

Teams will play each other on a home and away basis. The top 4 teams will then play in semi-finals with the winners going on to the final.



  The teams playing in the 2018 National Rugby Championship are:

  • Brisbane City
  • Western Force
  • Melbourne Rising
  • Queensland Country
  • NSW Country Eagles
  • Sydney Rays
  • Canberra Vikings
  • Fijian Drua


2018 Points table


NRC Table
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Queensland Country 4 3 1 166 127 2 14
Western Force 4 3 1 162 126 1 13
Fijian Drua 3 2 1 128 74 2 10
Canberra Vikings 3 2 1 118 81 1 9
Brisbane City 4 2 2 128 181 1 9
Melbourne Rising 4 1 3 135 109 3 7
NSW Country Eagles 3 1 2 68 135 4
Sydney Rays 3 3 76 148 0

NB: the try bonus point is achieved by scoring 3 or more tries than the opposing team.



Fixtures and Results

September 1


September 2


September 8


September 9



September 15



September 16


September 19


September 22


September 23



September 29


September 30



October 6


October 7



October 13


October 14




October 20

October 21



October 27

Fijian Drua

Canberra Vikings

Brisbane City


Fijian Drua

Sydney Rays

Queensland Country

Western Force


Sydney Rays

NSW Country Eagles

Queensland Country

Canberra Vikings


Sydney Rays


Melbourne Rising

Queensland Country

NSW Country Eagles

Fijian Drua


Fijian Drua

Canberra Vikings

Brisbane City

Western Force


Fijian Drua

Queensland Country

NSW Country Eagles

Melbourne Rising


NSW Country Eagles

Western Force

Melbourne Rising

Brisbane City


Semi-Final




Final


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Melbourne Rising

Queensland Country

Western Force


Brisbane City

Canberra Vikings

Melbourne Rising

NSW Country Eagles


Brisbane City

Melbourne Rising

Fijian Drua

Western Force


NSW Country Eagles


Brisbane City

Western Force

Canberra Vikings

Sydney Rays


NSW Country Eagles

Melbourne Rising

Queensland Country

Sydney Rays


Canberra Vikings

Sydney Rays

Brisbane City

Western Force


Queensland Country

Fijian Drua

Sydney Rays

Canberra Vikings

Nausori

Canberra

Brisbane


Lautoka

Sydney

Townsville

Perth


Sydney

Mudgee

Mackay

Canberra


Sydney


Adelaide

Gold Coast

Armidale

Sydney


Nausori

Canberra

Toowong

Perth


Lautoka

Gold Coast

Camden

Geelong


Tamworth

Perth

Ballarat

Coorparoo

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35

29


66

17

29

54


40

7

52

29


19


28

40

17

45

47


5

54

28

28


61

62

22

19


33


33

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