Refreshed Jeeps think defence is key to beating UQ in top of the table clash

Jeeps coach Shane Arnold said his side’s Hospitals Challenge Cup bye leading into Saturday’s top-of-the-table showdown with University of Queensland was perfectly timed, despite its potential to kill momentum. Jeeps host UQ in this weekend’s clash of the undefeated Titans, that week off prior providing Arnold’s troops with a crucial opportunity to recuperate after opening the season with five consecutive wins.  “A few guys had been picking injuries and were a bit busted, so I think that bye did come at the right time, although it would’ve been great to keep playing to continue the momentum,” Arnold said. “We’ve actually given the guys a full week off, they had a seven-day break after we trained last Tuesday night and I think they probably enjoyed that chance to refresh.” Jeeps’ victories have come over Souths, Norths, reigning premiers Easts, Sunnybank and Bond University, with UQ also running undefeated through a remarkably similar start to the seaso

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