Reds form hurts Wallaby hopes – Gill

Date published: April 7 2015

Liam Gill admits his World Cup hopes rest on the Reds turning their season around after a nightmare start to their Super Rugby campaign.

While Gill has been one of the standout performers for the Queensland outfit, it's been a miserable season so far, with six defeats from seven games.

The openside flanker missed two weeks through suspension for a dangerous tackle, but has made an impact when he's been on the field for the Reds.

However only the Blues have been worse this season, and with a trip to Pretoria to take on the Bulls next up, Gill knows that without an improvement from his side, he and his Reds teammates stand little chance of making Michael Cheika's World Cup squad.

"To be a Wallaby you have to be a part of a successful setup," Gill, who has 15 Wallabies caps, told AAP.

"We understand that we need to really regroup and start to drive a winning culture.

"We understand that we need to stop the ideology of losing and reshape it to just mentally get us over the line.

"We're in games, we just lose. We need to get through that and I think that'll make huge progressions for Wallabies.

"It stems back from how the Reds are going and that's really what we're focused on."