2019 QLD Premier Rugby Season Preview: University of QLD

University of Queensland were the form side for the majority of 2018 but were stopped in their tracks by a desperate and deserved GPS side in last year’s grand final. A number of big names have moved on from UQ’s 2018 squad but with plenty of young talent pushing through and some familiar faces on deck, it’s almost impossible to talk down a side that has played in four of the last five QLD Premier Rugby grand finals. Overview with Mick Heenan: “It was a very even competition last year. Going into the last quarter of the season, we still didn’t know who would be playing in the finals,” UQ coach Mick Heenan told Rugby News. “We finished the regular season off well, won the minor premiership and played well in the major semi. Unfortunately, the grand final wasn’t our best day. “There are things you obviously look back at and think you could haven done differently but ultimately Jeeps just wanted it a bit more than us on the day. “The only team that is
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