The Reds have turned their fortunes around to grind out a hard fought victory over the Force in Brisbane.
A decision on whether the Reds v Force Super Rugby match will go ahead will be made on the morning of the match.
SA-born loosehead prop Francois van Wyk will make his first appearance in the starting XV when the Force take on the Reds.
Retired SA referee Jonathan Kaplan has highlighted some refereeing errors in the first round of Super Rugby action.
The Force have stunned defending Super Rugby champions the Waratahs in their Super Rugby clash in Sydney.
Former WP back Marcel Brache will start on the wing for the Force in their Super Rugby opener away at the Waratahs.
RWC ambitions will hang heavy over all sides in Super Rugby this year but arguably none more so than the Waratahs.
Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Force have extended coach Michael Foley's contract by two years to the end of the 2017 season.
Western Force captain Matt Hodgson has been ruled out of the first two months of the Super Rugby season.
Nick Cummins has secured a loan deal back to the Western Force for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
Flyhalf Sias Ebersohn has extended his stay with the Western Force after recommitting to the franshise for a further three seasons.
Former Blue Bulls lock Wilhelm Steenkamp, who's currently based in Perth with the Western Force, on life Down Under.
Forward Steve Mafi has left the Leicester Tigers to join the Force for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
The Force will be without their Wallaby backrower Hugh McMeniman for this weekend's crunch Super Rugby match with the Brumbies.
The Force have kept their dream season alive with victory over the Reds in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Perth.