QLD Premier Rugby Round 14: Students Pull Off Another Miracle, Wests Dealt Huge Blow

By Finn Morton; Photo - Brendan Hertel/QRU Media If round thirteens last-minute winner wasn’t dramatic enough, this week UQ waited until the 85th minute to snap victory from the jaws of defeat. Trailing by six, the Students crossed over from close range well after the full-time siren. This allowed captain James Dalgleish to step up and kick for victory. With ice in his veins, the skipper converted a tough kick fifteen-metres in from touch on the twenty-two. While Dalgleish was comfortable with the pressure, he understood how vital those two-points would be with finals in the balance. “There were definitely a few nerves when lining up the kicks as I knew how important it was for us to win the game to keep our finals hopes alive,” said Dalgleish. “At the same time I was confident that if I stuck to my normal kicking routine I would have a good chance of kicking the conversion. “We had a disappointing first half of the season but [we] have worked really h
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