Flying UQ ready for toughest test of season against GPS as Appleby’s legacy lives on

By Matt Findlay & Brenden Hertel

Undefeated and flying, University of Queensland coach Mick Heenan said his troops are preparing for their biggest test of the 2021 Hospitals Challenge Cup season on Saturday afternoon against Jeeps.

There’ll certainly be no lack of motivation either way, the top-of-the-table clash coming on what Heenan called ‘the most important day of the season, outside finals’.

The two sides are, of course, once again competing for the Halley Appleby Memorial Trophy, Saturday’s round seven showdown marking the 10th anniversary since the up-and-coming UQ star’s death.


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