Jim Morton The Queensland Reds will trial NSW wing recruit Lachie Turner at fullback as they plan to boost their flagging attack with extra speed.
Phil Lutton The plot has thickened when it comes to the whereabouts of Anthony Milford in 2014 but an audacious switch to rugby union seems remote despite his manager putting the Queensland Reds on the table.
Jim Morton The Queensland Reds have been forced to make four backline changes for their knockout Super Rugby final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Jim Morton New Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie's four-year Queensland reign has ended with a disastrous 38-9 Super Rugby finals wipeout by the red-hot Crusaders in Christchurch.
Marc Hinton For a team that's a perennial contender, it's been a while since the Crusaders have finished a Super Rugby season how they'd like to. On the evidence of this, that could be about to change.
Georgina Robinson It was certainly not the Australian rugby swansong Berrick Barnes imagined for himself but George Smith would tell you they rarely are.
Wallabies duo James Horwill and Will Genia have both been ruled out of the Reds' Super Rugby derby against the Waratahs at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.
AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)
Prop James Slipper has been promoted to captain the Queensland Reds against the NSW Waratahs in Saturday’s Super Rugby clash in the absence of injured leaders James Horwill and Will Genia.
A Crusaders forward pack comprising eight All Blacks will have Richie McCaw supporting them from the reserve bench when they face the Queensland Reds.
Jim Morton Crusaders’ ominous home advantage doesn’t faze Reds ahead of Saturday night’s Super Rugby play-off
ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)
Jim Morton Crusaders bracing for a Reds side that can rock their Christchurch fortress.
David Sygall Can the NSW Waratahs finish their season on a high in front of new Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie?
Richard Knowler Surviving the Queensland Reds' predicted kicking onslaught may determine whether the Crusaders are knocked out of the Super Rugby competition or head to Hamilton or Pretoria next weekend.
Darren Walton The Queensland Reds will head to Christchurch confident of conquering the Crusaders to complete an unprecedented sweep of New Zealand opposition and keep their Super Rugby championship hopes alive.
Sidelined Wallabies speedster Lachie Turner has left the NSW Waratahs to sign with the Queensland Reds for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
Marc Hinton, Christchurch Crusaders through to their 12th straight semi-final as they chase an eighth crown.
Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)
Phil Lutton The Queensland Reds have managed to clear every hurdle in their path since their re-emergence as a force to be reckoned with in Super Rugby. Except one.