The Reds hammered the Waratahs 41-7 in Brisbane and the Brumbies eased past the Western Force 27-11 in the opening round of Super Rugby AU on Friday.
Maverick flyhalf Quade Cooper has hit out at coach Brad Thorn, who he believes tried to undermine his career at the Reds.
The Reds will host the Waratahs in the 2021 Super Rugby AU season opener on 19 February at Suncorp Stadium.
The Brumbies were crowned the first Super Rugby AU champions after clinching a 28-23 victory over the Reds in Canberra on Saturday.
The Brumbies and Reds have made multiple changes to their starting lineups for Saturday’s Super Rugby AU final in Canberra.
The Reds will face the Brumbies in the Super Rugby AU final next week after beating the Rebels 25-13 in Saturday’s qualifier playoff in Brisbane.
The Rebels have been bolstered by the return of Andrew Kellaway and Campbell Magnay, while the Reds have named an unchanged lineup for their Super Rugby AU playoff in Brisbane on Saturday.
Wallabies Tevita Kuridrani and Nic White have returned to the Brumbies’ starting lineup for Saturday’s clash with the Reds in Brisbane.
The Force and Reds have named their lineups for Friday’s Super Rugby AU encounter on the Gold Coast.
Check out this hilarious clip of South African prop Cabous Eloff having to replace his torn shorts, which exposed his pink Melbourne Rebels-themed underwear.