29 Apr 2012

Wallabies half back to quit Queensland Reds

9:08 am on 29 April 2012

Wallabies halfback Will Genia will quit the Queensland Reds at the end of the super rugby season to link up with the Western Force.

And in another massive coup for the Force, champion flanker David Pocock is rumoured to be on the verge of re-signing with the Perth-based franchise, while veteran lock Nathan Sharpe will consider playing on in 2013.

Genia reportedly wanted upwards of $500,000 per season to stay at the Reds.

The Reds confirmed Genia's defection on Saturday night, saying the 24-year-old had agreed to terms with the Force, whose superior financial offer won over the number nine.