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Latham out, Huxley & Johansson return for Reds

Julian Huxley and Lloyd Johansson return from injury for the QR Queensland Reds in their final historic match against the Highlanders in Townsville this Friday night.


However, Chris Latham has not recovered from a hamstring strain suffered last weekend and will not play.


Huxley has been named at fullback with Drew Mitchell to remain on the wing.


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Following his impressive debut Super 14 performance last week, Andrew Brown has been retained at inside centre.


Johansson will start from the bench at the expense of Caleb Brown, with Tim Atkinson also being retained on the bench from last week.


Caleb Brown and Aniva Niumata are travelling with the squad as 23rd and 24th men.


The Reds leave for Townsville tomorrow morning (Wednesday) where they will be joined by incoming coach Eddie Jones.


Reds team to play the Highlanders


1. Greg Holmes
2. Sean Hardman
3. Rodney Blake
4. Mark Connors
5. James Horwill
6. Mitchell Chapman
7. David Croft
8. John Roe
9. Josh Valentine
10. Berrick Barnes
11. Peter Hynes
12. Andrew Brown
13. Ben Tune
14. Drew Mitchell
15. Julian Huxley

Reserves


16. Stephen Moore
17. Anthony Mathison
18. Cameron Treloar
19. Tom McVerry
20. Nic Berry
21. Lloyd Johansson
22. Tim Atkinson

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