A three-try haul to Reece Robinson, including the match-winner, allowed Canberra to extend their NRL hoodoo over St George Illawarra with a come-from-behind 22-18 victory on Monday.
Super Rugby season is about to resume after the three-week international break and it seems the Brumbies are right back where they started.
From master and student to rival on rival, things get interesting when leading openside flanker David Pocock and his Wallabies understudy Michael Hooper clash in the Super Rugby this weekend.
Wales has warned they will head into the second Test against the Wallabies in better shape after reaping the benefits of two matches on Australian soil and a less-harried preparation.
Wales held off the Brumbies to secure their first win of their 2012 Australian tour with a 25-15 victory at Canberra Stadium on Tuesday.
Embattled Canberra coach David Furner is refusing to engage in the pessimism hovering over the Raiders’ NRL season despite a confidence-crushing 40-0 loss to Wests Tigers on Saturday.