THE Monaro rugby union representative side got their Brumbies Provincial Championship campaign off to a cracking start on Saturday at Jindabyne.
Monaro, which includes four Cooma Red Devils players Leighton Bates, Phil Johnson, Pat Egan and Ryan Morgan, defeated South Coast 74-19.
Their second game on Sunday saw them face the South Australian state side who proved to be tough competition.
South Australia turned on the style to beat Monaro 64-21.
Monaro were due to play their third game on Monday against Southern Inland Rams, who thumped South Coast 115-0 and defeated South Australian 43-26.
More photos and results in Thursday's Summit Sun.