Reds coach confident of top six finish

Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham is positive his side can still make the top six.

Beth Newman   Qld Reds sit bottom on Australian conference, with Super Rugby's worst points differential.

Reds cling to finals hopes despite nailbiting loss

Back in action: Quade Cooper.

Beth Newman   It was a game that was supposed to "kick-start" Queensland's Super Rugby season after Quade Cooper's long-awaited return from injury.

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Ben Daley writes: The bye is all about balance

Ben Daley says he will use the bye week to catch up on an assignment.

Ben Daley   "Do you support the ALRC proposal for a new Fair Use Exception to replace the present list of exceptions for specified purposes? Why (not)?"

Brad Thorn linked with Super Rugby return at Queenland Reds

Serial winner: Brad Thorn

Duncan Johnstone   There might be time for one final chapter to Brad Thorn's remarkable playing career with speculation he could link with the Queensland Reds for next year's Super Rugby campaign.

Cavalry in, excuses out for Reds

Quade Cooper's absence from the backline has hurt the Reds in the early stages of the Super Rugby season.

Beth Newman   Reds welcome back six players, headlined by Quade Cooper.

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Cooper enlists experts for kicking practice

Quade Cooper works out at Ballymore with Brisbane Lions left footer Daniel Rich and the AFL side's strength and conditioning coach, Matt Hass.

Beth Newman   Reds flyhalf brings in cross-code help ahead of return.

O'Connor and Reds eager to turn a corner

James O'Connor of the Queensland Reds.

Beth Newman   He's had a few false starts but James O'Connor and the Queensland Reds are starting a clean slate.

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Hunt's drug past no hindrance to a Wallaby future, says Reds boss

Karmichael Hunt leaves Southport Magistrates Court after being fined $2500.

Phil Lutton   Reds boss Jim Carmichael believes Karmichael Hunt's drug conviction won't haunt him for the rest of his career and has backed Wallaby coach Michael Cheika to pick his squad on merit, not perceptions, as the World Cup draws closer.

Hunt begins long road back as he resumes training

Repaying the faith: Karmichael Hunt says he is lucky to be given another chance.

Phil Lutton   A contrite Karmichael Hunt says his run-in with illicit drugs has forced him to confront some home truths as he returns to training with the Queensland Reds.

Queensland Reds' Liam Gill cops two-week, one-game ban

Brumbies halfback Nic White gets tackled by Queensland Reds flanker Liam Gill.

Queensland Reds flanker Liam Gill has copped a two-week ban but will only miss one game for his wrestling-style throw on Brumbies halfback Nic White.

White 'lucky to escape' injury after wrestling flip tackle

Brumbies halfback Nic White is flipped by Queensland Reds flanker Liam Gill.

Chris Dutton   ACT Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White admits he was "lucky to escape unscathed" after Liam Gill's WWE brain explosion, but says it's unfair to compare the incident which resulted in close mate Alex McKinnon breaking his neck last year.

Pocock-Hooper tag team to boost World Cup bid: Larkham

Brumby David Pocock fends off a Reds defender.

Chris Dutton   ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham is adamant a David Pocock-Michael Hooper double act can boost the Wallabies' World Cup campaign, insisting there's room for both in the Test team.

Brumbies target big Waratahs test

Ben Alexander of the Brumbies looks to offload.

Chris Dutton   The Brumbies face the biggest test of their season as Ben Alexander's tries send the prop broke.

Brumbies smash Reds and set sights on Tahs

Ita Vaea of the Brumbies scores a try against the Reds.

Chris Dutton   The Brumbies belted the Reds 29-0 to set up a blockbuster clash against the NSW Waratahs next weekend.

Gill incident headache Reds don't need

Controversy: Liam Gill throws Nic White out of the ruck.

Beth Newman   It was something out of WWE, it was a brain fade, it was a lifting tackle.

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Horan says bosses must back or sack Graham

On the charge: Adam Thomson of the Reds.

Phil Lutton   Wallabies great Tim Horan says Reds powerbrokers must make a call on the future of coach Richard Graham within a fortnight.

Making a meal of a position of power

Reds prop Ben Daley.

Ben Daley   Approaching the first bye for the Reds this year, I thought it necessary to discuss the trials and tribulations of life for the cornerstone of any team: the prop.

Slipper vows to play through the pain

Down but not out: Reds skipper James Slipper is hoping his team can get off the canvas against the Brumbies.

Phil Lutton   Queensland Reds skipper James Slipper will carry a neck injury into his side's pivotal clash with the Brumbies on Saturday but has no choice but to soldier on as he tries to revive the fortunes of his injury ravaged outfit.

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Brumbies hit back at Campo's sting

Brumbies' Nic White says he's not bothered by criticism..

Chris Dutton   Brumbies hit back at David Campese's scathing assesment of some of their stars and declare they won't be distracted from their mission to beat the Queensland Reds.

Brumbies ready to shake boring tag

Try Time: Brumbies fullback Robbie Coleman on his way to the tryline.

Chris Dutton   Brumbies out to shake boring tag, but won't compromise championship goal to please critics.