LIVE

    Frisby pens new Reds deal

    2017-02-17 10:10

    Brisbane - Reds scrumhalf Nick Frisby has signed a two-year contract extension to remain at the Brisbane-based outfit until 2019.

    The 24-year-old has been at the Reds since 2011 and last season established himself as the side’s starting scrum-half, while also making his Test debut for the Wallabies.

    Brisbane born and raised, Frisby cut his teeth at Marist College Ashgrove and local club GPS, where he was coached at colts and senior level by recently appointed Reds attack coach Shane Arnold.

    Frisby has gained impressive experience in his time at Ballymore, last year reaching the 50 cap milestone for Queensland, along with his first five caps for Australia.

    He was also a senior figure in Brisbane City’s back-to-back title run in the Australian National Rugby Championship, coached by Reds head coach Nick Stiles and Arnold.

    “Ballymore has been home for a long time and it’s somewhere I’ve made a lot of great memories, so I’m really pleased to know my future is here for at least another couple of years. I feel like I’ve still got a lot to achieve in the Reds jersey,” Frisby told the Reds' official website.

    “The guys have worked incredibly hard over the pre-season and we’re really looking forward to the season.”

    Reds head coach Nick Stiles is keen to see how much more Frisby could develop as a player and leader in the coming years.

    “Nick joined the Reds six years ago and has grown immensely as a player in that time, but we feel strongly that his best years are still ahead of him," he said.

    "He’s a talented athlete, as shown through his selection for the Wallabies last year, but we’re looking forward to him continuing to grow as a leader within the group.”

    Read More On:  reds super rugby rugby

    What To Read Next

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    Live Video Streaming
    Video Highlights
    Sport Talk

    Fixtures

    Friday, 30 June 2017
    • Sharks v Bulls, Growthpoint Kings Park 19:00
    Saturday, 01 July 2017
    • Jaguares v Kings, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 01:05
    • Cheetahs v Stormers, Toyota Stadium 15:05
    • Lions v Sunwolves, Emirates Airlines Park 17:15
    Friday, 07 July 2017
    • Reds v Brumbies, Suncorp Stadium 11:45
    • Force v Rebels, nib Stadium 13:55

    Results

    09 June 2017
    03 June 2017
    02 June 2017
    28 May 2017
    27 May 2017
    26 May 2017
    21 May 2017
    20 May 2017
    19 May 2017
    13 May 2017
    12 May 2017
    06 May 2017
    05 May 2017
    30 April 2017
    29 April 2017
    28 April 2017
    22 April 2017
    21 April 2017
    15 April 2017
    14 April 2017
    09 April 2017
    08 April 2017
    07 April 2017
    02 April 2017
    01 April 2017
    31 March 2017
    25 March 2017
    24 March 2017
    18 March 2017
    17 March 2017
    11 March 2017
    10 March 2017
    04 March 2017
    03 March 2017
    02 March 2017
    25 February 2017
    24 February 2017
    23 February 2017

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts

    Opinion Poll

    SA Rugby need to cut two Super Rugby teams for next year's tournament. Help them out!

    The ultimate Super Rugby quiz!

    TAKE THE QUIZ
    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.