Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton is the sports editor for


Ewen McKenzie: no messiah, but a visionary of sorts

Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie will bring an eye for detail but a firm grip of the bigger picture when he takes over the Wallabies, writes Phil Lutton.

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Super Rugby success in five easy steps

Queensland Reds

Phil Lutton Attention frightfully dull Super 15 franchises. Nobody likes you because you've got all the sex appeal of a tort law exam. It's time to tart up a bit, John O'Neill-style.

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Back to basics for Queensland Reds

Lei Tomiki

Phil Lutton At the beginning of last year’s Super 14, the Queensland Reds spawned their season with a glitzy show of light and power in the industrial chic surrounds of a creative arts workspace.

Contract delay opened door for league raid

Phil Lutton Former Queensland coach Phil Mooney says the potentially costly delay in putting pen to paper with Quade Cooper has opened the gate for league's audacious poaching raid on the Wallaby star.

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