Premier Rugby: Preliminary Final Wrap Up

UQ will meet Wests at Suncorp Stadium in next week’s Hospital Cup Grand Final after defeating Brothers in the preliminary final. Catch a review of the game below. UQ 36 v Brothers 22 UQ progress to their seventh consecutive Grand Final following a strong preliminary final win over Brothers at Bond University on Sunday. Brothers were dealt a major blow early after flyhalf James O’Connor limped from the field just three minutes into the match. Things continued to go against the Brethren when Tayler Adams was sent off for ten minutes with roughly fifteen minutes to play in the first half. UQ capitalised on the depleted Brothers, scoring two tries within seven minutes. Winger Mac Grealy received a beautiful Nicholas Jooste cut out ball to add the first five pointer before a lovely succession of clean backline hands saw Jock Campbell run under the posts to make it 12-3 at half-time to the Students. The boys from Crosby Park needed an early second half spark and Lawson
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