Queensland Reds confirm 2017 Super Rugby playing squad

The Queensland Reds have confirmed their 38-man senior squad for the 2017 Super Rugby season, with 13 new signings in total joining the ranks at Ballymore Stadium. Wallabies loose forward Scott Higginbotham has been included after signing  a three-year deal. Higginbotham will join the squad at the completion of his Japanese contract. The 2017 squad also includes the return of Wallabies Quade Cooper and Stephen Moore and former Reds and Bath loose forward Leroy Houston, as well as the new signings of George Smith and former Broncos Caleb Timu and Lachlan Maranta. Several players from Queensland’s pathway programs have also been promoted to the senior squad, includingBrisbane City prop Markus Vanzati, City/Queensland U20s scrumhalf Moses Sorovi and outside back Jayden Ngamanu, Queensland Country/Queensland U20s representatives Alex Mafi and Izack Rodda and former Australian Schoolboys captain Reece Hewat. The Reds also re-signed recent Wallabies debutant Samu Kerevi, Japanese Test
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