Robbie Coleman racks up 50th ACT Brumbies cap

Queanbeyan Whites junior Robbie Coleman will rack up his 50th ACT Brumbies cap when the side takes on the NSW Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday night. Photo: Joshua Matic.

Queanbeyan Whites junior Robbie Coleman will rack up his 50th ACT Brumbies cap when the side takes on the NSW Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday night. Photo: Joshua Matic.

Queanbeyan Whites junior Robbie Coleman is set to play in his 50th Super Rugby match on Saturday as the ACT Brumbies travel to Sydney to take on the NSW Waratahs at ANZ Stadium.

Coleman described the occasion as "a proud moment" for him having frequently struggled with niggling leg injuries over the past two seasons.

But 2014 has been a much different story for the 23-year old highly recognised son of Queanbeyan, who has started in 12 games this season- the most he has strung together before the end of any season to date- and has scored seven tries which again is a personal best statistic.

His milestone comes after he captained the Brumbies side that made the grand final of the Singapore world club 10-a-side tournament last week.

He said after five seasons of getting game time with the Brumbies, it was always a personal goal of his to get to game number 50.

"It's a great honour to do it at one club at the Brumbies," he said.

"It's something I'm proud of and I'm really looking forward to this Saturday."

Coleman played most of his days with the Whites at flyhalf but has played a mix of there, wing and centre so far with the Brumbies, with the latter two most common.

He has played mostly on the wing for the ACT side this season but with an injury suffered at training this week to centre Andrew Smith, Coleman could ironically play where he played in his first ever game for the Brumbies in his milestone game.

But the squad's mounting casualty ward is the last of Coleman's worries, as he backed its depth to shine as it has been all season.

"It's a 35 man squad that will win the grand final at the end of the year," he said.

"But I'm happy to be back playing games consecutively and getting to 50 is something I'm looking forward to...I don't care where I play, I love having a utility role."

Saturday's match kicks off at 7.40pm.

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