Phil Lutton Blood stains on the crisp white jerseys of the Reds means this Lions tour has come to life. The tourists craved a contest and were dutifully handed one in a spirited night at Suncorp Stadium.
Phil Lutton British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland was caught somewhere between counting the cost of his side's no-holds-barred clash with the Queensland Reds and embracing the old-school carnage of it all.
Phil Lutton Quade Cooper was a man who knew his fate on Saturday night.
Phil Lutton Wallaby backrower Scott Higginbotham says he hasn’t given up hope of taking on the British and Irish Lions after suffering a painful dislocated shoulder in Melbourne’s loss to the Reds at Suncorp...
Phil Lutton and Georgina Robinson Reds coach Ewen McKenzie expects beleaguered playmaker Quade Cooper to make a statement against the Stormers in Cape Town on the weekend after absorbing the news of his omission from the Wallaby...
Georgina Robinson, Phil Lutton As the Waratahs coach preparing his side to face the Reds in round two this season, Michael Cheika paid no heed to Quade Cooper's so-called defensive weaknesses.
Phil Lutton It’s hard to believe such a mythical place exists in Australian rugby at the moment but the events of the past few days go beyond Quade Cooper.
Phil Lutton Reds captain James Horwill has taken the next step towards becoming a one-club man after signing a new deal with Queensland and the ARU.
Phil Lutton The Queensland Reds have managed to clear every hurdle in their path since their re-emergence as a force to be reckoned with in Super Rugby. Except one.
Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Sharks
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...
Phil Lutton Reds coach Ewen McKenzie says he needs to manage the emotions of his players as the build-up continues for Saturday night's derby with the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium.
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.
Phil Lutton Over the past three seasons, the Queensland Reds have made a healthy habit of not playing down their marquee games. Even before they really walked the walk, they never had issues talking the talk.
Phil Lutton Brumbies coach Jake White says Saturday's scrap with the Reds in Brisbane could represent a changing of the guard in Australian rugby as his ambitious side tries to usurp Ewen McKenzie's former...
Phil Lutton There's always something happening when you have Digby Ioane on the books. But Reds coach Ewen McKenzie expects the winger and the rest of the side to shut out this week's nasty contract saga and...
Phil Lutton The tattoos aren't for everyone, even if there are enough to go around. But it's almost impossible to fault the way Digby Ioane approaches his rugby.
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.