Paul Cully The significance of Berrick Barnes' cameos against the Stormers and Brumbies in successive weeks is that he could be playing his way into the Wallabies starting XV, let alone the 25-man squad.
Jim Morton Cheetahs halfback Piet van Zyl scored two first-half tries as the Queensland Reds suffered a 27-13 loss in the Super Rugby game at Bloemfontein.
Georgina Robinson Storming Brumbies fullback Jesse Mogg has missed out to NRL convert Israel Folau in the first Wallabies squad to be named for the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour.
Paul Cully Cooper was out of the 25. The process that led to that point has been a few years in the making.
Western Force-bound flyer Luke Morahan will start for Queensland at fullback in their Super Rugby clash with the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Sunday morning.
nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
Justin Ballis Join RugbyHeaven for the all-Australian clash in Perth.
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
The Queensland Reds will be without Wallabies captain James Horwill for Friday night's Super Rugby clash against the injury-hit Sharks at Suncorp Stadium.
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...
Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies enforcer Fotu Auelua will cap off one of the biggest weeks of his career when he returns to the starting XV for the blockbuster clash with the Queensland Reds on Saturday night.
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.
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Saturday 7.35pm (AEST)
Richard Shute Join RugbyHeaven for full, live commentary as the Reds host the Blues.
Paul Cully The Herald looks at five more Wallabies positions before the British and Irish Lions series, with three Super Rugby rounds before Robbie Deans names his first squad of 25 players.
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.
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, 7:40pm (AEDT, 6:40pm local)
Wallabies winger Digby Ioane is one of five Queensland Reds players ruled out Friday's Super Rugby clash with the Highlanders.
Phil Lutton Tonight we're live from Suncorp Stadium as the Reds host the Hurricanes.