At this year’s Presentation Dinner, the Club introduced, for the first time, the 100 Club Game caps. Congratulations to 2021 recipients Pat Morrey, Conor Mitchell, Nick Dawes and Kenny Robertson!
By Jim Tucker Kye Oates has just won the biggest gong in Queensland club rugby as Alec Evans Medallist yet an unseen Thursday night ritual is as big a mark on 2021. Away from any fanfare, Oates and his University of Queensland teammates all wear Indigenous training jerseys. Every Thursday night. All season. It will be the […]
We are super excited to announce that 3 of our teams have reached their respective Grand Finals to be played this weekend. Our 1st Grade team has made their 6th straight Grand Final with a 29-24 victory over arch rivals Brothers, while our 2nd Grade and Colts 2 teams were also victorious on the weekend and are […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Laura Mitchell This Saturday afternoon sees a top of the table clash between GPS and UQ Rugby. With 13 points between the two teams, GPS have currently only lost once in 2021, to the Red Heavies, who are so far undefeated and will be fighting to keep it that way. Kicking off at 3:10pm […]
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 […]