QLD Premier Rugby Round 16: The Students Continue to Walk The Tightrope; Easts Rise to Fourth

By Finn Morton; Photo - Brendan Hertel/QRU Media  UQ pulled off a major upset on Saturday, defeating traditional rivals Brothers 36-35 at St Lucia. The Red Heavies entered round 16 on a five-match winning streak, which has seen them shoot up the ladder in the process. UQ Coach Mick Heenan has been impressed with his sides form of late but acknowledged that winning has to continue being a fact of life for the Students as they look to keep their finals aspirations alive. Heenan described the last few weeks as a “tightrope” but takes comfort in the Heavies having complete control of their future. “We needed to win to make finals so in that sense it meant a bit more than it did to Brothers who are comfortable in the top two,” Heenan said. “We have been walking a tightrope for a while now but the good part of it is we haven’t been worried about other results. “We know we just have to keep winning.” Despite a dominant performance, two tries in the fin
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