Queensland Reds Development XV named to take on Brothers

Fri, Mar 10, 2023, 3:30 AM
Reds Media Unit
by Reds Media Unit

The Queensland Reds Development XV team has been named to face Brothers at Bond University this Saturday.

The side, who defeated Wests in Toowoomba a fortnight ago, has been bolstered by a number of Reds inclusions, with capped Super Rugby players Lopeti Faifua, Lawson Creighton, Spencer Jeans and Taj Annan set to feature.

Head coach Dale Roberson said: “We were pleased with the team’s performance in Toowoomba against Wests.

“This weekend is another opportunity for some of our best prospects to test themselves, as well as giving a number of our Reds players time on the field together.

“Brothers are always a tough contest and we’re pleased to be able to aid them in their preparations for the 2023 StoreLocal Hosptial Cup season.”

The match will feature nine contracted Queensland Reds, as well as nine Buildcorp Reds Academy members, with Cloncurry product Ben Daniels and Souths backrower John Bryant a pair of new face in the squad this week.

The fixture will kick-off at Bond University at 3:30pm on Saturday.

Queensland Reds Development XV v Brothers, Bond University Rugby Club, 3:30pm AEST Saturday 11 March.
  1. George Blake – Bond University – Queensland Reds
  2. Ethan Dobbins – Wests – Queensland Reds
  3. George Francis – Souths
  4. Fred Fewtrell – Easts
  5. Lopeti Faifua – Wests – Queensland Reds
  6. Lachlan Connors – Bond University
  7. Pita Halaifonua – Sunnybank
  8. John Bryant – Souths – Reds Academy
  9. Louis Werchon – Wests – Queensland Reds
  10. Lawson Creighton – Brothers – Queensland Reds
  11. Ben Navosailagi – Wests – Queensland Reds
  12. Taj Annan – Souths – Queensland Reds
  13. Tim Ryan – Brothers – Reds Academy
  14. Floyd Aubrey – GPS – Queensland Reds
  15. Mac Grealy – UQ – Queensland Reds
  16. Charlie Wigan – UQ – Reds Academy
  17. Max Craig – Easts – Reds Academy
  18. Levi Samuela – Bond University     
  19. Harrison Usher – Bond University – Reds Academy
  20. Ben Daniels – Brothers – Reds Academy
  21. George Stoddart – Easts – Reds Academy
  22. Spencer Jeans – Bond University – Queensland Reds   
  23. Finn Prass – Brothers – Reds Academy
  24. Ethan McFarland – UQ
  25. Matt Brice – UQ – Reds Academy

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