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Heavies Tame Bulldogs on Lifeline Charity Round

University of Queensland ran away with a 42-7 win over Wests at St Lucia on Saturday. The Heavies overcame an early deficit and ran in six unanswered tries including a double to Nathan Russell. The bonus-point victory put UQ 23 competition points ahead of second-placed GPS, with four matches left to play. Bulldogs scrumhalf Liam […]

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Heavies Hold on at Oldmac

University of Queensland kept their unbeaten run alive with a 31-27 win over Sunnybank at Oldmac Oval. The Heavies outscored the home side five tries to three but the boot of Sunnybank flyhalf Jake Strachan kept them in the match right till the final whistle. University had an early attacking opportunity but Joey Fittock read […]

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UQRFC Retain Templeton McLean Trophy

University of Queensland registered a narrow 21-15 win over Brothers on Saturday to retain the Templeton-Mclean Cup. It was the Heavies sternest test of the season, as Brothers looked to have benefitted from the bye week leading up to the match. The first half was littered with heavy hitting as both sides refused to give […]

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Gale Joins Japan’s Kamaishi Seawaves

Nic Darveniza – 2/06/2017 After five years at the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club, Scott Gale will head overseas to join the Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan’s Top Challenge League competition. The 22-year-old scrumhalf amassed 42 Premier Grade starts amongst 73 club appearances, including Grand Finals in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.  While at the […]

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UQ Run in Nine Tries at St. Lucia

University of Queensland ran away with a 57-7 Round 10 Queensland Premier Rugby victory over Norths at St. Lucia on Saturday. The home side had a wealth of possession early in the match but took 20 minutes to break the game open with a try to William Marschallek. The Heavies added a further eight tries […]

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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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