High-profile rugby star Karmichael Hunt has been fined after pleading guilty to four charges of cocaine possession.
The Highlanders have picked up their first win of the 2015 Super Rugby season, beating the Reds in Dunedin.
Karmichael Hunt has been overlooked by the Reds for their next Super Rugby game as he prepares to fight cocaine supply charges.
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.
Reds back Karmichael Hunt has been stood down for their Super Rugby match after being allegations of supplying cocaine.
Super Rugby is reeling after a man widely identified as Reds star Karmichael Hunt was charged with supplying cocaine.
SA-born loosehead prop Francois van Wyk will make his first appearance in the starting XV when the Force take on the Reds.
Wayward Wallabies back James O'Connor will start his first game for the Reds at flyhalf against Western Force in Brisbane.
The Reds' South African-born lock Marco Kotze says he was a fan of the Wallabies as a youngster.
The Brumbies have annihilated the Reds in their opening 2015 Super Rugby encounter at GIO Stadium in Canberra.
Three Super Rugby debutants have been named in the Brumbies 23-man squad which will take on the Reds in Canberra.
South African-born lock Marco Kotze will make his Super Rugby debut for the Reds against the Brumbies in Canberra.
RWC ambitions will hang heavy over all sides in Super Rugby this year but arguably none more so than the Waratahs.
The Reds have comfortably beaten the Crusaders in a pre-season friendly match at Ballymore in Brisbane.