Reds sign Ben Lucas to add backline depth and experience

The Queensland Reds have added further depth and some much needed backline experience to their back stocks with the signing of former Queensland representative Ben Lucas for the 2018 season. Lucas first represented Queensland from 2008 to 2014, notching 73 caps in Super Rugby before heading overseas to play in France and Japan for the past three years. The 30-year-old utility offers cover in a number of positions, having previously played scrumhalf, flyhalf, wing and fullback throughout his time at the Reds. “I’m really happy to be back at Ballymore. Queensland has always been my home. I loved every minute of my time at the Reds. It was tough to leave and I’ve kept a close eye on what was happening at Ballymore while I was away,” Lucas said. “Brad doesn’t say a lot but I appreciate what he does say and his philosophy on Rugby. I think it suits the way I play. With Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt both on the outer at Ballymore and Nick Frisy leaving to play i
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