Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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

Live: Reds vs Hurricanes

Queensland Reds vs Hurricanes

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

Rugby

Reds score ugly win over Hurricanes in 'strange game'

Reds

Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie wants to forget that one in a hurry. Conrad Smith will remember it as one of the strangest games he’s ever played.

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Progress through the finals or beat the Tahs?

Queensland Reds forward Beau Robinson takes on the Waratahs in 2011.

Phil Lutton A buffet of bonus points, the prospect of late-season heroics or gut-wrenching chokes, illness, injury and international travel means prospecting for Super Rugby's eventual finalists is likely to...

Rugby

Forward thinking: McKenzie palms off criticism of Wallabies hopes

Queensland Reds mentor Ewen McKenzie.

Phil Lutton Ewen McKenzie has brushed off suggestions the ARU has blacklisted him for the Wallabies coaching job because his former life as a prop means he knows nothing about running a backline.

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Rugby

Reds and Rebels likely to battle in trenches

Queensland Reds centre Anthony Faingaa.

Phil Lutton The free-flowing rugby seen in the New Zealand Super Rugby derbies has plenty of Australian fans asking why the same never seems to happen when the Australian franchises square off.

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.