QLD Premier Rugby: Round 7 Wrap Up

By Michael Atkinson. Photo: QRU Media The battle of the west; the Magpies have their wings clipped; and the Goldie boys find some Golden form – all that and more from the four clashes in round seven of Queensland Premier Rugby. University of Queensland 45 def. Wests 29 The return of Reds and Junior Wallabies scrum-half Tate McDermott saw Scott Gale moved from number 9 to fullback and didn’t he love the extra space! Gale scored a double in a more convincing performance than last week. The Dogs struck first – opening the scoring in the fifth minute with a long range try to Liam Dillon after Brett Gillespie pounced on a loose ball from the Students. The home side responded through Josh Birch, after some great lead up work by McDermott and Gale. The blonde halfback put the students in front in the 25th minute and the two sides traded blows before Uni eventually attained the ascendency with a 26-15 lead at half time. Returning Reds skipper Scott Higginbotham to
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