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Reds, Tahs benefit from trans-Tasman fixture shuffle

Super Round has been ditched but Townsville will become a trans-Tasman sports hub over a May weekend with the Queensland Reds and North Queensland Cowboys both hosting Kiwi opposition.

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7dSam Bruce

'Make a statement': Rennie's message to Wallabies hopefuls

The Wallabies wrapped up a three-day camp on Tuesday, the 40 players in attendance each getting a indication of where they are for Test selection. But that doesn't mean the door is closed on those who didn't make the trip to Sydney, Sam Bruce reports.

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11dSam Bruce

Vunivalu: Thorn a lot like Storm boss Bellamy

Suliasi Vunivalu may have endured a rocky start in his switch to rugby, but with the help of Brad Thorn he is starting to feel at home at the Reds and now has a taste of what life with the Wallabies might look like in 2021.

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'Lomu rule' applies to Petaia: Thorn

Fullback, centre or wing? It doesn't really matter when it comes to Jordan Petaia if you ask his Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn - as long as you stick to one rule.

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15dBrittany Mitchell

Reds vs. Brumbies: Five key Wallabies clashes

It's the biggest game of Round 8, the Reds hosting the Brumbies. It's not just about who'll take home the spoils though, but who'll come out on top as Wallabies favourites? Here's five key contests to watch for this weekend.

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7dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R9 & Aotearoa R8: Line-ups, odds, analysis

It's down to the pointy end of the season in Super Rugby AU and Aotearoa, with plenty of competition for the remaining finals places. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.

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4hESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R10 & Aotearoa R9: Line-ups, odds, analysis

The countdown to finals is on with Super Rugby AU entering their final round while across the ditch the penultimate round looms. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.

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14dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R8 & Aotearoa R7: Line-ups, odds, analysis

How impressive was last week's action? This weekend's sure to be just as exciting with the Reds hosting the Brumbies, while the Highlanders and Chiefs face off in Dunedin. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.

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O'Connor seeing rugby clearly as captain

James O'Connor believes he's only now appreciating the beauty of rugby, likening his stint as Queensland Reds captain and progression as a No.10 to being unplugged from the Matrix.

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17dBrittany Mitchell & Sam Bruce

Super Rugby wrap: How much better can the Queensland Reds get?

The Easter weekend of Super Rugby saw plenty of drama on both sides of the Tasman, but only one unbeaten team remains across the two competitions. Check out some the weekend's major talking points here.

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Reds back on top after rolling Rebels

A two-try haul by rampaging prop Taniela Tupou has helped the Queensland Reds to an impressive 44-19 win over Melbourne Rebels, reclaiming top spot on the Super Rugby AU ladder.

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Vunivalu may miss a month; Reds stay in Sydney

Queensland Reds trump card Suliasi Vunivalu could be out of action until the Super Rugby AU finals after injuring his hamstring in Saturday's defeat of the NSW Waratahs.

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25dSam Bruce and Brittany Mitchell

Penney finally drops at Tahs, New Zealand fullbacks on show

After five straight defeats, two of which were record losses, the action finally came off the field for the Waratahs with the board making the decision to fire Rob Penney immediately. Check out some the weekend's major talking points here.

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Reds run rampant in bonus-point win over Waratahs

The Queensland juggernaut shows no signs of slowing, the Reds consigning NSW Waratahs to a fifth consecutive Super Rugby AU loss in a bruising and entertaining affair in Sydney.

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29dSam Bruce

Super Rugby AU halfway point: Every team's progress analysed

Super Rugby AU has reached its halfway point, the competition exceeding expectations in terms of its intensity and entertainment. The Reds are deserved competition leaders, but who looms large in the back half of the season?

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31dSam Bruce

O'Connor: Paisami-Petaia combo becoming 'complete package'

James O'Connor isn't sure whether Hunter Paisami and Jordan Petaia will get the nod as the Wallabies centre pairing, but the Reds skipper is in no doubt as to their 'instinctive' connection and the level of potential in both boom youngsters.

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In-form Paisami channels SBW, Nonu

Queensland Reds inside centre Hunter Paisami has a baby on the way but it wasn't the only reason he ran with a spring in his step on Saturday.

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Paisami, Vunivalu star as Reds pip Force

Hunter Paisami made his case for the Wallabies' No.12 jersey while Suliasi Vunivalu produced his first moment of Super Rugby AU magic as the Queensland Reds held out the Western Force 26-19.

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Thorn says Kiwi clashes 'have to happen'

Brad Thorn says the Queensland Reds are willing to become the Queenstown Reds to ensure they play New Zealand sides later this year.

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35dESPN Staff

Rodda signs with Force to return to Super Rugby AU

Izack Rodda has rebuffed the Waratahs and signed with the Western Force just under a year after he sensationally quit the Queensland Reds to sign with French club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.