Five reasons why UQ secured the 2021 Hospital Challenge Cup 

By Tom Primmer

A clinical University of Queensland outfit claimed their third Hospital Challenge Cup title in the past five years over the weekend, defeating GPS 29-12 at Suncorp Stadium.

The Students dropped just one game in their entire 2021 campaign, all the while averaging a competition high 42-points per game.

The side saved arguably their best game for last, denying the Gallopers pack of any opportunity to get on the front foot, with two late tries eventually flattering Jeeps on the final scorecard.

Here’s five reasons why this UQ side was so dominant.

1. Connection

In the minutes following his third Grand Final win, UQ skipper Pat Morrey said that he has never been tighter to a group of men in his life than he is to this current crop of Heavies.