Rugby: Plus500 Brumbies announce Singapore tour, will compete in friendly match on June 22 at Queenstown Stadium

SINGAPORE - The Plus500 Brumbies have confirmed a Singapore tour from June 19-22 during the international test window, the Australian Super Rugby outfit announced on Wednesday (June 7).

The Brumbies, who were Super Rugby champions in 2001 and 2004, will also work together with the Singapore Rugby Union to help develop and grow the game in the region.

Brumbies chief executive officer Michael Thomson was excited at the prospect of the upcoming tour.

He said: "It's a fantastic opportunity for us to help spread the awareness of rugby in Singapore and to promote the Brumbies brand overseas.

"Asia has a fast-growing developing rugby fan-base and the chance to help promote the game globally through the Brumbies brand is wonderful opportunity."

On the itinerary are several activities such as schools and rugby club visits, a Carbine Club lunch and function at the Australian Embassy.

The four-day tour will conclude with the inaugural Austbrokers Canberra Cup on June 22 when the Brumbies will face Asia Pacific Dragons at the Queenstown Stadium.

Tickets for the match are on sale ($25 for adults and $10 for children) and more information can be found at brumbiesrugby2017.peatix.com.