Cowan to captain Force in opener

February 14, 2013 1
Front row stalwart Pek Cowan will captain the new-look Emirates Western Force in their 2013 Super Rugby season opener against the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Friday night. Cowan stands in for regular skipper Matt Hodgson, who has been ruled out of the match with a minor hamstring injury. The 26-year-old becomes the seventh…

Reds announce strong squad for Super Rugby opener

February 14, 2013 0
The St.George Queensland Reds have today announced their first Super Rugby matchday squad for 2013 with 23 players travelling to Canberra tomorrow ahead of Saturday’s blockbuster round one grudge match against the ACT Brumbies. Reds prop and 2012 Pilecki Medal winner James Slipper will captain Queensland in their 2013 season opener at Canberra Stadium, where…