Chris Dutton Henry Speight will sweat on his recovery from a hamstring injury after missing Canberra's 26-20 NRC win.
Chris Dutton Super Rugby hopeful Rodney Iona has vowed to make an immediate impact for the Canberra Vikings.
David Barbeler Three of Australian rugby's biggest stars are on track to make their returns from injury in the new National Rugby Championship.
nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Saturday 7.35pm (AEST)
Phil Lutton Live Super Rugby: Reds v Waratahs
Georgina Robinson The Waratahs scored four tries and survived a set-piece mauling to secure a seventh straight victory this season and their biggest win over a shambolic Reds side at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.
AAMI Park, Melbourne, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Jim Morton Queensland have lost their veteran scrum anchor Greg Holmes for Saturday night's Super Rugby match against the Western Force in Perth.
Phil Lutton The young bull that could represent the future of the Queensland Reds backline considers himself blessed to be there.
Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels' season of promise has been blown apart after they suffered their third consecutive heavy loss with the Queensland Reds dominating Friday night's game at AAMI Park winning 36-20.
Wallabies flanker Liam Gill has returned among four starting changes to Queensland's team for mercurial playmaker Quade Cooper's 100th Reds match on Friday night.
AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)
Jim Morton It's all about love and hate for Will Genia in his 100th Queensland game on Friday night.
Chris Dutton All the main talking points from the Brumbies v Reds Super Rugby match.
Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Brumbies
Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)
Jim Morton Queensland coach Richard Graham has rushed aggressive prop Ben Daley back as one of four changes for Saturday's must-win Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes.
Jim Morton Will Genia faces time on the sidelines, but the bigger worry for the wilting Queensland Reds is how can they turnaround their worst season in five years.