NRC - Brisbane City v Drua
Brisbane City hosted last year's NRC Champions, the Fijian Drua, at GPS Rugby in Ashgrove for Round 1 of the 2019 National Rugby Championship.
After 80 minutes, the two teams could not be separated, with a 22-all draw the result in front of a very good crowd.
Brisbane City 22 (Tries: Hunter Paisami, Teti Tela, Sefa Naivalu, Nick Chapman; Conversions: Isaac Lucas) drew with Fijian Drua 22 (Tries: Peceli Nacebe 2; Joeli Veitayaki; Conversions: Seru Vularika 2; Penalties: Seru Vularika)
NSW Country Eagles 38 defeated Sydney 33
Melbourne Rising 22 defeated by Canberra Vikings 47
Western Force 50 defeated Queensland Country 49