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Big-game players and acres of self-belief: Why the Reds are the real deal

Paul Cully
Paul Cully

Queensland started the season playing too loose but now they are relentless. Playing against them must feel like opposing a high tide.

Out of their depth? The best XV at this week’s Wallabies camp

Andrew Mehrtens

Dave Rennie knows the Wallabies lack depth. Here’s my pick for a Wallabies starting XV from the players attending the first national camp of 2021.

Winners are grinners: Why Super Rugby AU should be kept as a permanent competition

Paul Cully
Paul Cully

The theory went without regular exposure to Kiwi sides Australian rugby would go south. It has gone north, and Super Rugby AU should be part of the new normal.


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Josh Fluke celebrates scoring a try against the Brumbies.
Reds 24 Brumbies 22
Match report

Late O’Connor penalty seals thrilling Reds comeback

The Queensland Reds came back from a 15-6 half-time deficit to secure their second two-point win over the Brumbies this season.

  • by Tom Decent
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 27: Fraser McReight of the Reds is tackled during the round 6 Super RugbyAU match between the NSW Waratahs and the Queensland Reds at Stadium Australia, on March 27, 2021, in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Is it the McReight time? The young gun pushing Hooper for a Wallabies jersey

The Queensland Reds star has arguably been the form player of Super Rugby AU. Could he displace Michael Hooper from the prized Wallabies’ No. 7 jersey?

  • by Sam Phillips

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