Samu Kerevi named Queensland Reds captain

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Wallabies center Samu Kerevi has been named captain of the Queensland Reds for the 2019 Super Rugby season.

He takes over the captaincy from backrower Scott Higginbotham who remains a member of the Reds squad and will retain a leadership role.

Kerevi has played for Queensland since 2014 and has 25 test caps for Australia.

In a statement, Kerevi said: "Queensland has a rich history of past captains and hopefully I do the players, the club, the state and my family proud."

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