Premier Rugby: Stranded stars set to make 2020 UQ squad even stronger than first expected

By Liz Moore In a worrying sign for the remainder of the competition, reigning premiers University of Queensland are set to field a stronger team than first expected. Perennial contenders, the Red Heavies have regained three of their top players who were set to move to overseas clubs before the Covid-19 restrictions came into place. Former captain Con Foley and former Reds player Scott Gale are available to play after putting their US club commitments on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions. Meanwhile Alex Horan, son of Wallaby legend Tim, is also back in the team after his plan to move to Japan’s Sunwolves came to an abrupt halt, with the Japanese team now bowing out of Super Rugby. Long-time Uni coach, Mick Heenan said this puts his 2019 Premiers in a competitive position, with four current Queensland Reds players also in the squad. “We’re as strong or stronger than we were at the start of the season.” Heenan said all of his players have turned up to the abr
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