Hit King Schalk Burger has seen off no less than eight challengers, but can the ferocious flanker retain the throne against former Springbok captain John Smit?
Maverick flyhalf Quade Cooper has hit out at coach Brad Thorn, who he believes tried to undermine his career at the Reds.
Reds coach Brad Thorn has named an unchanged side for their Super Rugby AU clash with the Rebels in Sydney on Friday.
The Reds have named their 30-man squad for the 2019 Super Rugby season.
Reds coach Brad Thorn has questioned the impact that referee calls are having on the growth of the game, after his side’s 39-16 loss to the Blues.
Former All Blacks lock Brad Thorn has replaced Nick Stiles as head coach of the Reds.