Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels knows that if his side can make the Super Rugby AU final this season — or even better, win it — the way his team has dealt with the deja vu feeling of playing a domestic competition on the road will have been a major factor.
- Melbourne Rebels went down 23-21 to the Reds in their first match of the 2021 season last week
- This Saturday they face defending champions the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium
- The Rebels haven’t played a home game in over a year after spending the entire 2020 season on the road due to the coronavirus pandemic
“Yeah, definitely, but we’ve still got a long way to go,” he told ABC Sport this week, from his team’s home-away-from-home base in Canberra.
“We were disappointed not…