QLD Premier Rugby: Round 8 Wrap Up

University 28 def. GPS 17 The victory over Jeeps at Yoku Road has to be one of UQ’s best performances of the year and could be a warning signal to the rest of the competition. Uni are arguably the best front-running teams in the comp and they showed that on Saturday. The Students shot out to an early 17-0 lead in the first half and the Gallopers just weren’t able to peg them back. The home side did mount a mini fight back – a penalty try from a scrum (shock horror) getting them back to within three points at 20-17 mid-way through the second half, but that’s as close as they got; a James Dalgleish penalty and a late try to veteran hooker Campbell Wakely, ensuring UQ reclaimed the Halley Appleby Trophy. Sunnybank 27 def. Souths 22 What’s happened to the Magpies??? Two losses on the trot after winning five straight to start the year! Souths got off to a flying start – as we’ve seen them do plenty of times this season – two tries in opening 15 minutes sett
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