Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Live: Reds v Cheetahs

Quade Cooper

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Cheetahs

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Reds predict 'bash fest' against Stormers

Returning Reds flanker Beau Robinson.

Phil Lutton No-frills Reds flanker Beau Robinson has predicted a ''bash fest'' against the Stormers on Saturday night in Brisbane as persistant rain threatens to turn an open game into trench warfare.

McKenzie wants an air of suspense over Reds

Ewen McKenzie

Phil Lutton EWEN McKENZIE has already re-invented Queensland rugby once. Now he wants to do it again, warning rivals to expect the unexpected from a Reds outfit determined to remain one of the elite sides.

Reds to keep Brumbies guessing on team

Mckenzie

Phil Lutton Jake White was wrong - Ewen McKenzie wasn't foxing when he said James Horwill and Ant Faingaa would be missing from the Reds' Super Rugby opener against the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday.

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From clunker to beast: F'Sautia fine-tuned for run with Reds

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  Chris F'Sautia of the Reds in action during the round 13 Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Lions at Suncorp Stadium on May 19, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Phil Lutton Chris F'Sautia came to the Queensland Reds with the chassis of a Ferrari but the mechanical reliability of a car-yard clunker.

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Live: Reds v Waratahs

Tapuai

Phil Lutton Join Phil Lutton for all the action when the Reds take on the Waratahs in the Brisbane blockbuster.

Live: Reds vs Hurricanes

Queensland Reds vs Hurricanes

Phil Lutton Tonight we're live from Suncorp Stadium as the Reds host the Hurricanes.

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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Rugby

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

Ewen McKenzie

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.

Live: Reds v Sharks

Quade Cooper.

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Sharks

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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Live: Reds v Rebels

James Horwill

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Rebels

Live blog: Reds vs Brumbies

Will Genia

Phil Lutton at Suncorp Stadium Tonight we're live from Suncorp Stadium as the Reds host the Brumbies in their last home game of the Super Rugby regular season.

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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.

Murphy's law as Reds ring changes

Dallan Murphy is set to be the latest player on the Reds No.10 roundabout.

Phil Lutton The curse of the number 10 jersey has given Queensland Reds playmaker Dallan Murphy the chance to start in Sunday's match against the Bulls in Pretoria.

Rapana to debut for Reds

Liam Gill clears for the Reds at Suncorp Stadium.

Phil Lutton Openside flanker Liam Gill has been given his second start by the Reds and centre Joel Rapana makes his debut as Queensland tries to bounce back to form against the Western Force on Saturday night.

Quade Cooper edges closer to return

The chances of Quade Cooper playing in the NRL next winter are becoming slim.

Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie has continued to keep a firm lid on the potential return of his star playmaker Quade Cooper as the Reds slowly but surely edge their way closer to a full-strength side.

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Super Rugby:

Live: Reds v Chiefs

Sonny Bill

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Chiefs

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Super Rugby:

Reds earn a scrappy win over Lions

Quade Cooper

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Lions

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Rugby:

Live: Reds v Highlanders

James Slipper

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Highlanders

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