QLD Premier Rugby: UQ tell rivals “Catch us if you can”

By Michael Atkinson With just three rounds left to play in the 2016 Queensland Premier Rugby competition, University of Queensland have already secured the Minor Premiership. The Red Heavies have won an incredible 13 straight games, their sole defeat coming in round one at the hands of defending premiers, Souths. Despite having not lost since the first round, head coach Mick Heenan and his team are not concerned about the pressure. “I don’t buy into the cliché ‘the loss we needed to have’. We want to win and if we play to our ability, we can continue to do so.” “In 2014 and 2010 (two of Uni’s three premierships in the past five years) we had long winning streaks heading in to the finals and it didn’t affect us.” Said Heenan. UQ lead the competition in both most points scored and least points conceded; their strike power in attack is matched only by their ability to grind out a win when the pressure is on. Against Norths in round 15, a team they beat by 42 poin
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