James Horwill's ankle injury has yet again meant that he will unable to take the field for the Reds against the Waratahs this coming weekend.
Horwill was yesterday ruled out of Saturday night's interstate grudge match at Suncorp Stadium as the Reds take a cautious approach to his ankle injury.
The Queensland Reds must face an all-Wallaby Waratahs forward pack without test skipper James Horwill, whose long-awaited return to Super Rugby has again been delayed.
The Wallabies lock has not played for nine months after tearing his hamstring against the Brumbies last May.
"He's not quite ready yet.
"So rather than mess around there we'll just continue on," McKenzie told AAP