Brumbies defeat sharks to maintain perfect start

THE Brumbies provided further evidence that they could be the team to beat in this year's Super Rugby competition by inflicting a first defeat of the season on the Sharks with a 29-10 win in Durban on Sunday (AEDT).

The Canberra-based team scored four tries and dominated possession and territory in a commanding first-half display.

It was the Brumbies' seventh win in succession away from home, giving them the record for the most consecutive away wins in Super Rugby history.

The win also left them undefeated this season and on top of the Super Rugby table with 23 points, six ahead of the Chiefs.

"We are extremely happy," captain Ben Mowen said in a television interview after the game.

Read more at ABC news online.

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