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