Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Rugby

Reds seek to keep emotions in check in build-up to clash

Phil Lutton Reds coach Ewen McKenzie says he needs to manage the emotions of his playing group as the build-up continues for Saturday night's derby with the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium.

Rugby

Reds finally jump Sharks

Quade Cooper

Phil Lutton The Super Rugby hopes of the Sharks, in the gloomy words of their coach, are dead. The Reds are very much alive after ‘dusting off’ some of their old tricks on the way to a drought-breaking triumph...

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Rugby

Lane, Tapuai hurt as Reds fall to Stormers

reds stormers

Phil Lutton Live: Reds vs Stormers

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...

Horwill set for Reds comeback

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 17: James Horwill, captain of the St.George Queensland Reds, looks dejected after the Sharks won the Super Rugby match between The Sharks and Reds at Mr Price Kings Park on March 17, 2012 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton The Queensland Reds will miss the red-hot form of flanker Liam Gill in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash against the Bulls at Suncorp Stadium.

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Leadership

'Old man' Ioane loving mentor role

Queensland Reds winger Digby Ioane celebrates last year's Super Rugby title as only he can.

Phil Lutton With his spontaneous dance routines, fast car and cameos in music videos, Digby Ioane isn't the first guy you think of when it comes to role of 'mentor' at the Queensland Reds.

Wallaby cap no guarantee for Reds stars

Queensland Reds coach Ewen McKenzie

Phil Lutton Queensland Reds coach Ewen McKenzie says his Wallaby stars won't be gifted a rails run into his starting side as he continues to put together the puzzle pieces for the team's Super 15 opener against...

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Gill among three changes for Reds

Liam Gill.

Phil Lutton Boom Reds flanker Liam Gill will make his first Super Rugby start of the season against the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.

McKenzie pieces together Queensland Reds puzzle

Ewen McKenzie

Phil Lutton Hynes switches from wing to fullback for trial match against Crusaders.