QLD Premier Rugby: Seven talking points from round 7

By Tim Mosey. Photo: QRU Media It was another cracking weekend of Premier Rugby and a few things caught me eye. Gale at 15 – Superb A master stroke from UQ coach Mick Heenan saw regular halfback Scott Gale put his sublime stamp on the weekends win over Wests at St Lucia. Gale was a running, ball carrying, kicking, try scoring mecca for the students. The fullback scored two tries and was dangerous each time he touched the ball for the Red Heavies. With Reds contracted No.9 Tate McDermott in the starting halfback role, UQ may have found a regular spot for both of these outstanding young backs in their run-on 15. Front Row Fun The combat at scrum time between UQ and Wests was something to be seen. Wests were the dominant force up front with Misi Timoteo and prop partner, former Titans namesake Josh Graham, putting the acid test on their opponents Campbell Wakely and Joshua Nasser. The Red Heavies boys, though, had the last laugh. Nasser ran 50m to score unt
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