Reds roll out big guns to face Lions

Follow @RedefinedRugby Queensland Reds vs Lions Suncorp Stadium Brisbane 8th June At 10: Quade Cooper The Reds have named their strongest available line-up to face the British and Irish Lions on Saturday, with Quade Cooper wearing the 10 shirt. Despite being without seven current Wallabies, the Reds still boast plenty of international class, with nine capped

Lions start for Warburton

Follow @RedefinedRugby Queensland Reds vs Lions Suncorp Stadium Brisbane 8th June Captain: Sam Warburton Sam Warburton will make his Lions bow against the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday after the openside flanker was named captain for the game. The Wales flanker will become the last of the original squad who left London on May 27 to

Brumbies win final trial over ACT XV

February 18, 2012 The Brumbies will start the Super Rugby season on a positive after winning their final trial in emphatic fashion over an ACT XV on Thursday. An under-strength Brumbies outfit started slowly at Canberra's Greenway Oval, but managed to extend a 24-0 halftime lead to finish up comprehensive 66-0 victors. But

Defending champ Reds thrash Force in warm-up

The Queensland Reds tuned up for the Super Rugby season in grand style, thrashing the Western Force 40-10 in Thursday night's trial game in Perth. Tries to Digby Ioane, James Horwill, Greg Holmes, Luke Morahan and Jono Lance were more than enough to sink the Force, who struggled to string phases

Reds aim to be Super Rugby without Cooper

Wallabies and Waratahs winger Drew Mitchell has resigned himself to missing the Waratahs Super Rugby opening round match against the Reds and has admitted that he is enduring the toughest spell of his career. Super Rugby’s swashbucklers, the Queensland Reds, have two major hurdles to overcome to successfully defend their title: