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Red Heavies in Sevens Heaven

Story by Nic Darveniza 12/12/2016 The Red Heavies experienced their best season of Rugby Sevens in the history of the program in 2016 with four teams producing 22 representative players and coaches over the year. Led from the front by club captains Jack Curtin and Erica Fowler, UQ saw encouraging growth in both the Men’s […]


Vale Michael Hughes: 18/09/1944 – 3/12/2016

UQRFC was sad to hear of the recent loss of Club stalwart Michael Hughes. Michael played 1st XV at St Joseph’s College – Gregory Terrace before playing his Club rugby at UQRFC. Michael played Colts 1 with the likes of Bruce Brown and went on to win the Under 19A Premiership in 1963. Michael had […]


Red Heavies teen poised to star on World Sevens Series

Nic Darveniza It’s been a month that dreams are made of for UQ’s teenaged rugby sevens star Emma Sykes. On October 26, the 18-year-old Sunshine Coast product scored three tries in the Central Coast Sevens final to spring a major upset on the Charlotte Caslick-led Australian Gold team, 40-19. On November 4 Sykes was selected […]