By Tom Primmer
Brisbane’s lockdown threatened to rob us of any Round 13 Hospital Challenge Cup action, but with restrictions lifting all four games will go ahead on Sunday afternoon.
Easts will host the University of Queensland in the second Grand Final rematch of 2021, with the Tigers needing a win to continue their rise up the ladder to a finals berth.
Both sides have named star-studded back rows, with Reds teammates Liam Wright and Seru Uru (Easts) doing battle with their fellow Queensland representatives Sam Wallis and Angus Scott-Young (UQ).
With Rhys van Nek playing club rugby in Melbourne, Richie Asiata moves to tighthead prop for the Tigers and Zac Crothers comes into the starting side at hooker.
TJ Siakisini return to the starting side at inside centre for the Heavies, with skipper Pat Morrey making the switch to the second row to accommodate the inclusions of Wallis and Scott-Young.
UQ assistant coach Elton Berrange said his undefeated side are w