Professor Deborah Terry AO appointed as the new Patron of the Club

UQ Rugby Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Deborah Terry AO as the new Patron of the Club. Professor Terry was announced as the new UQ Vice-Chancellor and President in December 2019 and has had a long association with the Rugby Club. We look forward to, once again, working with Professor Terry […]

QPR revised finals format

Following the recent COVID-19 lockdown of South-East Queensland and subsequent restrictions in place, the Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today announced a revised Allsports Physiotherapy Hospital Challenge Cup and Queensland Premier Rugby 2021 Finals Series.  After consultation with all nine Premier Rugby clubs, the QRU Board, Rugby Australia, Nine Entertainment Company (NEC) and other Rugby […]

UQ Rugby awards 14th Life Membership to Heather Arthy

It’s not often that Red Heavies Head Sports Trainer, Heather Arthy, is speechless – but yesterday at the Annual Red Heavies Test Rugby Corporate Lunch, it almost happened! Heather was awarded the 14th Life Membership of the University of Queensland Rugby Club. As Club President Mick Zaicek stated, “In the constitution it reads; ‘Life Members shall be persons […]

James Horwill joins Stephen Moore and Nathan Sharpe at Annual Lunch

THREE FORMER RED HEAVIES AND WALLABIES CAPTAINS! After a five year stint in England, former Red Heavy and Wallabies Captain James Horwill is back in Australia and joins Stephen Moore and Nathan Sharpe exclusively at the Brisbane BMW 20th Annual Test Rugby Corporate Lunch on Thursday 29th July.  Renowned as one of the largest corporate lunches in Brisbane, this event has attracted more than 700 […]


Brisbane-born on 22 June 1936, Dr Kerry Larkin was the son of former international referee F A Larkin who controlled the Australian v New Zealand match in Brisbane in 1932, Kerry was educated at the Church of England Grammar School at South Brisbane where he was the School Captain in 1953. He was the Captain […]