QLD Premier Rugby 2018 Finals Preview: University of QLD

By Michael Atkinson It’s hard to believe, I know, but this Sunday is the first week of finals and marks just a fortnight of club footy left this year. Our four finals sides are locked in – have been since round 17 – and we know who will face who in the major and minor semi-finals. To wet the appetite for Sunday’s semis, we’re going to release a little preview of each side over the course of the week. A slow, tantalising build-up to a HUGE double header at Ballymore. First cab of the rank, defending premiers University of Queensland. Ladder position: First Number of wins: 12 Last five games: WWWWW Surprise, surprise, UQ have finished on top of the table. It’s the third straight year the Red Heavies have collected the minor premiership, although they were made to work for it a bit more this season. The past two years, UQ have dropped just one game in the home and away rounds, but in 2018 the competition was far tighter and the Students dropped four
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