Reds

Queensland Reds roll dice on James O'Connor and Karmichael Hunt

Phil Lutton The Queensland Reds will roll the dice on its highest-profile gamble since Wendell Sailor when James O'Connor and Karmichael Hunt are officially unveiled as blue-chip signings in Brisbane on Friday...

James O'Connor to be unveiled by Queensland Reds on Friday: report

James O'Connor is set to revive hiss 44-Test career.

The Queensland Reds will confirm the worst kept secret in rugby on Friday night when Wallabies' prodigal son James O'Connor is announced as their new signing.

James O'Connor's return to Queensland a perfect fit for prodigal son

Reds dawn: James O'Connor is set to relaunch his Wallabies career in Brisbane.

Phil Lutton After drama-filled stints at the Western Force and Melbourne Rebels, James O'Connor believes he has found his perfect Super Rugby home, vowing to finally fulfil his potential after signing a two-year...

Queensland Reds v NSW Waratahs

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Saturday 7.35pm (AEST)

Israel Folau out of clash with Reds

Israel Folau

Georgina Robinson Israel Folau will miss the Waratahs' final-round clash with the Reds after failing to recover from a corked thigh.

Rugby Union

Waratahs out to make pre-finals statement against Queensland Reds

Bernard Foley says the Waratahs' losses to the Sharks in Durban and Western Force in Perth came at a time when the side hadn't hit its straps.

The NSW Waratahs are intent on proving they're no one-man band with an ominous pre-finals statement against the Queensland Reds on Saturday night.

Rugby

Rugby: Resting Israel Folau adds insult to injury for Reds, says Liam Gill

Taking a rest: Israel Folau will not line out for the Waratahs against the Queensland Reds.

Georgina Robinson Pride is on the line for the struggling Reds and returning flanker Liam Gill says they will exploit whatever advantage they can to produce a final-round upset against the Waratahs in Brisbane

Richard Graham promises thorough Reds review as decks cleared for arrival of James O'Connor

Reds coach Richard Graham.

Phil Lutton Richard Graham has promised a no-holds-barred autopsy at the end of Queensland's Super Rugby campaign, which comes to a potentially grisly end against the flying Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on...

Live Super Rugby: Reds v Waratahs

Buy of the year? Jacques Potgieter of the Waratahs celebrates scoring a try.

Phil Lutton Live Super Rugby: Reds v Waratahs

Rugby Union

Horror Reds season ends amid familiar themes

Adam Ashley-Cooper of the Waratahs skips past Liam Gill of the Reds during Saturday's match.

Phil Lutton The season of the Queensland Reds ended amid a chorus of familiar themes; missed tackles, schoolboy errors, yet more injuries and to top it all off, a record defeat at the hands of the finals-bound...

Rugby

NSW Waratahs pound Queensland Reds into submission

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs scored four tries and survived a set-piece mauling to secure a seventh straight victory this season and their biggest win over a shambolic Reds side at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.

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Reds highlight Waratahs' lineout problems in the nick of time

Paul Cully dinkus

Paul Cully Against a side with a lesser defensive lineout than the Reds, the Waratahs could have headed into the finals with paper over the cracks, but their lineout problems on Saturday night will sharpen the...

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Rugby

Stephen Hoiles vows to improve Waratahs' lineout after Reds expose weakness

Line in the sand: Lineout general Stephen Hoiles says the Tahs must work on their set-piece.

Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have a week to rest aching bodies and fix their lineout before "letting the club go" in a do-or-die semi-final in less than two weeks.

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Rebels v Reds

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

Rugby

Five things we learned about the Queensland Reds

Ton up: Will Genia.

Phil Lutton After two months of losses, the Reds are finally back in the winner's list. Here's five things we found out after their 38-31 victory over the Highlanders on Friday night.

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Live: Reds v Highlanders

Will Genia

Phil Lutton Live: Reds v Highlanders

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Rugby

Waratahs in similar boat to title-winning Reds, says Jono Lance

Jono Lance won a title with the Reds in 2011.

Adrian Warren Jono Lance, the only current Waratah to have played in a Super Rugby title-winning team, says there's similarities between NSW and the triumphant 2011 Queensland side he played in.

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Rugby

Reds refuse to buy into O'Connor reports

James O'Connor

Phil Lutton Queensland Reds coach Richard Graham has endorsed James O'Connor as a quality footballer but refused to confirm reports the former Wallaby had already agreed to a two-year deal at Ballymore.

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Rugby

Will Genia stars as Reds upset Highlanders

Celebrated his milestone in style: Will Genia.

Queensland produced their best Super Rugby display of a nightmare season to celebrate Will Genia's 100th Reds match with a thrilling 38-31 upset of the Highlanders on Friday night.

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Reds lose Holmes for Force rugby clash

Greg Holmes in action against the Force last year.

Jim Morton Queensland have lost their veteran scrum anchor Greg Holmes for Saturday night's Super Rugby match against the Western Force in Perth.