Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for brisbanetimes.com.au.

Rugby

Rugby shoots itself in the foot with TMO madness

Phil Lutton In the end the Queensland Reds, having indulged in what one must imagine to be a breath as deep as the Marianas Trench, decided to heed the advice of all good mothers: 'If you haven't got anything...

Queensland Reds down but far from out, says coach Richard Graham

Richard Graham (Head Coach) of the Queensland Reds.

Phil Lutton When the Queensland Reds confronted their 2014 draw, seeing just one match in the first five pencilled in at home hardly had QRU powerbrokers racing down to the cellar to fetch the good bubbly.

Reds crown 'no fluke'

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Phil Lutton Queensland forward Jake Schatz has hit back at critics writing off the Reds' chances of defending their Super Rugby crown, saying there was no self-doubt creeping into Ballymore and it's absurd to...

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Live: Reds v Brumbies

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Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Brumbies

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Ioane itching to unleash five weeks of frustration

Phil Lutton After feeling like he's just completed a second pre-season, Digby Ioane is hoping to unleash five weeks of frustration on the battling Auckland Blues as he makes his return to Super Rugby on Friday...

Cooper knocks back French riches

Quade Cooper

Phil Lutton The rush for the services of in-demand flyhalf Quade Cooper is officially a two-horse race, with the Wallaby star knocking back a colossal offer from a leading French club to commit his immediate...

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