180cm | 118kg | 12 September 1998
A former Rugby League Junior representative, George Francis burst onto the scene in 2014 before switching his attentions to rugby union and signing for the Waratahs U20 team. A Junior Wallaby international, Francis has been lighting up the Shute Shield with his strong scrummaging displays for Eastwood and has genuine superstar potential.
Rep Honours: Australian Schoolboys, Junior Wallabies, NSW Waratahs U20
194cm | 105kg | 7 March 1994
Ben Hyne won the 2015 NRC competition with Brisbane City and will be looking to emulate that with the Canberra Vikings this season. After missing the entirety of the 2018 Super Rugby season with injury, Hyne returned to action in time for the Griffin Legal John I Dent Finals series and has been named captain of the Canberra Viking side for the 2018 NRC.
Rep Honours: Brisbane City, Brumbies
180cm | 90kg | 1 October 1998
Len was born in Brisbane, raised in New Zealand and now finds himself in Canberra after linking with the Brumbies for pre-season and the Tuggeranong Vikings. After standout performances for the Brumbies U20s and Tuggeranong Vikings, Ikitau will be looking to gain valuable experience in the NRC having recently signed a WTS contract with the Brumbies senior squad.
Rep Honours: Junior Wallabies, Brumbies U20, Brumbies Runners
183cm | 84kg | 8 July 1993
Andrew Muirhead had a superb first season with the Canberra Vikings in 2017 crossing for four tries in twelve matches and playing his part in many more with some blistering speed and footwork. He carried his form into the Super Rugby season with six tries in fourteen caps exploding into life in the latter stages of the campaign. Likely to be a key component of the line-up as the Vikings look for a return to the Grand Final.
Rep Honours: Brumbies Runners, Counties Manukau, Brisbane City, Brumbies
185cm | 120kg | 8 June 1985
Highly experienced prop Sione Taula is a proud Tongan having been born in Longoteme and having represented Tonga A. Selected for the Brumbies XV that played the Asia-Pacific Barbarians in Singapore in 2017, the hard-hitting front-rower has received eighteen caps at NRC level from the Vikings. Solid at scrum-time and a crunching tackler, Taula brings a solidity to everything he does.
Rep Honours: Brumbies XV, Tonga A