Queensland Reds name side to play Brumbies

The Queensland Reds have announced a 26-man squad for their second and final pre-season match against the Brumbies at Ballymore Stadium this Friday. Reds coach Richard Graham has made a single change to the starting side, with Reds centurion Greg Holmes returning to the field for the first time since the Rugby World Cup final. Graham has also trimmed his bench down from 13 players to 11 – with several changes in the reserves list, including the addition of Japanese Test players Ayumu Goromaru and Hendrik Tui. "It's a good opportunity for us continue to challenge ourselves and the way we want to play this season. The fact we get to play at Ballymore again is an added bonus," Graham said. "This is our final trial before the season proper kicks off. We did some good things last weekend but we want to see more from the group Friday night. We have been working hard to create pressure and we need capitalise on those opportunities.” The match is the final opportunity for fans to see
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