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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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UQ Premier Grade 2017 Season Preview

By Michael Atkinson, for Rugby News Magazine Last year’s Grand Final loss to Brothers no doubt left a significant mark on the players and coaches at UQ. Knowing they went through the home-and-away rounds with just one loss, only to come undone in the most important game of the season has fueled coach Mick Heenan and […]

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Head Coach Announced for UQ Team in Historic Women’s University Sevens Series

15th March 2017 Story by Nic Darveniza The University of Queensland Rugby Football Club have today announced Reg Tayler will lead the charge at the inaugural Women’s University Sevens Series as the head coach of the University of Queensland side. Tayler joins the University coaching staff from the Queensland Rugby Union, where he has served […]

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HeadSmart – What is Concussion?

WHAT IS CONCUSSION? Concussion is a disturbance in the brain’s ability to acquire and process information. The impaired function of the brain represents damage to nerve cells (neurons). A direct blow to the head can damage the neurons. This causes the brain to rotate and / or move forward and backward within the rigid skull […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the  University of Queensland Rugby Football Club Inc will be held on Wednesday 29th March 2017 commencing at 6pm at the University Rugby Clubhouse, Sir William McGregor Drive, The University of Queensland. The business to be transacted at the Annual General Meeting shall be as […]

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Sydney Uni Prove too Strong in Buildcorp Cup

Sydney University have claimed the Buildcorp Cup with a comprehensive 47-26 victory over the University of Queensland at the 2017 Australian Club Championships, hosted by Brothers Rugby Club. The day served as a celebration of club rugby as the unsuccessful 2016 Grand Finalists of the Queensland Premier Rugby competition and Sydney’s Shute Shield faced off […]

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UQRFC name seven Grand Finalists for Buildcorp Cup Challenge

Nic Darveniza – 24/02/2017 Seven players from 2016’s Queensland Premier Rugby Grand Final will take the field for the University of Queensland in Saturday’s Buildcorp Cup clash with Sydney University. Prop Reuben Leilua will captain the side from loosehead, supported by experienced hooker Campbell Wakely and up-and-coming tighthead Hamish Richardson. Hard-running locks Matt McCormick and […]

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