QLD Premier Rugby Round 11: UQ Host Bond in a Battle for Survival

By Finn Morton; Photo - Brendan Hertel/QRU Media The race for the top four will take another twist this weekend as seventh-placed UQ host sixth-placed Bond in what's almost a do or die clash. Bond currently sit seven competition points behind Wests in fourth, while UQ sit ten points back. A loss for either side would almost bring an end to their final’s chances with only six games to play after round eleven. Never before has sixth versus seventh been so exciting. UQ Coming into the 2019 season, UQ were among the favourites for Hospital Cup success. But a run of three defeats from three games in rounds seven through to ten (had a bye week) has seen the Students lose control over their top four aspirations. Head coach Mick Heenan said that he was “disappointed” with his sides recent run of form, including last weekend’s 27-17 loss away to Easts. “[I’m] Very disappointed with our performance against Easts. Once again a lot of learning opportunities for us,�
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