2019 QLD Premier Rugby Season Review: UQ

By Finn Morton; Photo - Brendan Hertel/QRU Media Unit The University of Queensland looked destined for an early end to their season, sitting seventh two months out from finals. But a late fightback from the Students saw them qualify for finals. The Students showed their class against Easts in the minor semi-final, and upset defending-champions Jeeps to set up a grand final matchup with minor premiers Brothers. Playing in their fourth final in four years, the Red Heavies won their 9th match out of 10 to cap off a great 2019 campaign with some silverware. UQ are already preparing to successfully go back-to-back in 2020, a rare feat in QLD Premier Grade rugby. This is according to UQ coach Mick Heenan. Overview with Mick Heenan:  "We exposed a number of players to Premier Grade footy; very few players at our club could say they deserved an opportunity but didn't get one," said Heenan. "I was really impressed with the way the players stuck at the task when results wer
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