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UQRFC Win Inter-Varsity Battle

University of Queensland continued their unbeaten run with a 52-17 win over Bond University at Robina on Saturday. The game commenced with strong defensive efforts from both teams until Caderyn Neville broke the dead lock, crashing over for the first try of the match to hand Bond a 7-0 lead. University hit back in the […]

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Red Heavy ready for Wales debut

Nic Darveniza University of Queensland winger Joe Jenkins will make his international rugby debut for the Welsh Rugby Sevens team at this weekend’s London leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Jenkins represented the club on 57 occasions between 2014 and 2016, earning seven Premier Grade caps along the way. The 21-year-old departed St […]

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UQ Tame the Tigers at the Death

University of Queensland secured a thrilling 33-29 victory over Easts in an entertaining Round 8 match at David Wilson field. In front of their annual Ladies Day crowd, Easts were bolstered by a vocal army of supporters in the grandstands and behind the posts. Coming off a disappointing loss to Wests, the Tigers were touted […]

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Rio Gold Medallist to Represent Team UQ in the 2017 AON Uni 7s Series

Olympic gold medallist and University of Queensland graduate Emilee Cherry is one of two Australian representatives named to represent Team UQ in the 2017 AON Uni 7s Series. The inaugural competition will feature eight universities, with Australian-contracted Women’s Sevens players allocated among the participating teams. Emilee Cherry and Australian teammate Emma Sykes will wear Team UQ colours throughout the […]

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University Flex Try-Scoring Muscle on Ladies Day

Story by Nic Darveniza The University of Queensland have swept aside their greatest challenge yet in the 2017 season, pushing nine-points clear atop the Queensland Premier Rugby leaderboard with a 59-8 thumping of third-placed Sunnybank. University’s fitness and depth proved the key as a first half stalemate gave way to an attacking onslaught after half […]

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Premier Grade earn tough win at Norths

Story by Nic Darveniza The University of Queensland Red Heavies have added another scalp to their collection in 2017, raiding the Norths Eagles’ Shaw Rd Nest in a hard fought 54-34 win in Round Five. Fresh from pushing defending champions Brothers to the wire two weeks ago, the Eagles strength up-front forced the Heavies to […]

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UQ Hold Onto Top Spot

Story By Emma Tierney University of Queensland came away from their Round 4 Queensland Premier Rugby top-of-the-table clash against GPS with a 28-15 victory at St Lucia. UQ’s defence was solid throughout the match, repelling numerous GPS’ attacking raids as heaving hitting from UQ’s Nathan Russell, Connor Moroney and Phil Potgeiter inspired the Heavies defensive […]

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University claim second convincing win of 2017 over Souths

By Andrew Stevens University of Queensland have secured their second convincing win of 2017, claiming a 57-17 win over Souths in Round 2 of Queensland Premier Rugby. The Red Heavies have now scored a total of 114 points over the opening two rounds of Premier Rugby, crossing for 18 tries. Giving away size in the […]

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Heavies back to business in Premier Grade

Nic Darveniza   The University of Queensland Red Heavies have defeated Wests 57-17 in Premier Grade’s first west-side derby of 2017 The new-look Heavies, missing eight starters from 2016’s Grand Final, showed great variety in attack to put nine tries through Wests in the first competition match at their new home, Scifleet Stadium. The win […]

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Premier Colts lose heartbreaker at Wests

Nic Darveniza   The University of Queensland Premier Colts conceded two tries at the death to lose their season opening derby game with Wests, 31-26.   The Red Heavies overcome a significant deficit to lead 26-17 with minutes to play, but two quick tries to Wests halfback Leroy Neels and lock Cal Hope stole back […]

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