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VUTA MAKES QLD II TEAM

28 June 2017

Congratulations to Bond University Premier Colts half-back, Joshua Vuta, who recently made the Queensland II team to compete at St Ignatius College, Riverview in...
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PREMIER PRESIDENTS XV

23 June 2017

This weekend marks an historic event in Queensland Rugby, with the heartland of Queensland Rugby, Ballymore Stadium celebrating 50 years. What better way to celebrate such an important part of...
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PREMIER PUZZLE

20 June 2017

It’s hard to put your finger on what’s gone wrong with our Premier Grade.  They started the season with good displays in the trials and an easy win in the first round but since...
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BIG IMPROVEMENT FROM REGGIES

20 June 2017

Bond Reserves have no chance of making the finals but, if you look closely at their season, they could have been in the top 4.  6 times they’ve got a bonus...
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PREMIER COLTS NARROW WINNERS

20 June 2017

After a slow start Premier Colts have hit their straps and are learning how to combine as a team and win the close ones.  They led 14-nil against a tenacious Norths outfit that came back...
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COLTS 1 CONTINUE TO IMPROVE

20 June 2017

For a side that lost to Sunnybank by 80 points if the first round, Bond Colts have made big strides.   Down 7-nil against Norths at halftime, they kept their ...
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CLOSE LOSS FOR REGGIES

12 June 2017

It was the only match played by Bond Rugby Club in Round 12 and it was one we expected to win.   In Premier Reserves, Logan had won only one match all season ...
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SOMERSET WIN APS FINALS IN A THRILLER

12 June 2017

For the fifth year Bond University was the venue for the Associated Private Schools finals.  Traditional rivals, Somerset College and All Saints met for the title ...
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PREMIERS DOWN AGAIN

07 June 2017

Bond slumped to our eighth loss of the season against Easts.  It was a disappointing performance after patches of good form over the last few weeks.  Our...
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ANOTHER OUTSTANDING EFFORT BY THE REGGIES

07 June 2017

After a nightmare start to the season our Premier Reserves are making a charge in the second round.  They still have the same problem that cost them so many close ...
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PREM COLTS FINISH ALL OVER TIGERS

07 June 2017

After a slow start our Premier Colts finished strongly to beat Easts 31-8, scoring 4 tries to 1.   It could have been more, but for some sloppy handling from ...
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COLTS 1 THE HIGHLIGHT

07 June 2017

For a side that lost 81-0 to Sunnybank in the 5th round, our Colts 1 team has made a remarkable transformation.  They now lie equal fourth on the table after...
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DRAGONS ROAR AT ROBINA

29 May 2017

Boosted by our two new Irish imports, JP Phelan and Stephen Fitzgerald, and an inspired first half against unbeaten UQ, hopes were high against Sunnybank.   However, the Dragons scored 5 ...
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RESERVES SO CLOSE AGAIN

29 May 2017

Close – but no cigar.  The old saying sums up our Reserves, who gained their 5th bonus point for losing by less than 7 points, 22-19.  They...
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PREMIER COLTS DOWN 24-12

29 May 2017

Sunnybank have produced some exciting backs in recent years, such as Junior Laloifi and the Reserves’ Jezzy Ioane, who scored a hat-trick against us.  Well...
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BASICS COST COLTS A WIN

29 May 2017

In a game between two teams with an identical 5-3 win/loss record this should have been close – and it was.  But basic errors cost our boys dearly. ...
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UQ WIN INTER-VARSITY CHALLENGE

23 May 2017

It was another tough day at the office for Bond University Rugby Club against University of Queensland in Round 9 at Robina.   While Premier Grade slumped to ...
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MORALE-BOOST FOR RESERVES

23 May 2017

It’s been a frustrating season for Jed Hogan’s Reserve Grade.  Time and again, they’ve lost close games by just a few points. But against UQ...
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UNI PREMIER COLTS TOO GOOD

23 May 2017

It’s not often a Colts team boasts a senior Australian representative but UQ had Australian Sevens “wonder boy” Tate McDermott in their side. ...
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RED HEAVIES MAUL COLTS

23 May 2017

Our young Colts 1 team got a football lesson from UQ who maintained their place at the top of the table.  They scored 9 tries to one in a disciplined and clinical ...
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BOND BITTEN BY BULLDOGS

17 May 2017

In Round 8 of Premier Rugby, Wests Rugby Club celebrated their new clubhouse, a $14 million showpiece, with a 25-22 victory.    After languishing at the bottom of the table for a...
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BOND RESERVES FRUSTRATED AGAIN

17 May 2017

Down 17-3 at halftime, our Reserves fought back courageously, to take the lead 18-17 with 10 minutes to go.  But, right on fulltime, Wests scored in the corner to run out winners 22-18.  ...
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PREMIER COLTS SOUNDLY BEATEN

17 May 2017

Until recently Wests were regarded as a pushover in Colts – not any more.   With the reconstruction of the playing field and magnificent clubhouse, plenty of budding talent has...
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COLTS 1 SNATCH A GUTSY DRAW

17 May 2017

Coach Damian Cahill admitted before the game that he didn’t actually know who would turn up to play, such was the list of sick and injured.  So, to draw 24-all after being down 17-5...
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BROWN TO SEEK REDEMPTION ON FORMER CLUB

12 May 2017

One of the Queensland Premier Grade’s players to watch Joel Brown Openside Flanker comes up against his old club the West Bulldogs this weekend. This will be a...
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Currie to represent Canada

09 May 2017

Congratulations to Bond University Rugby’s very own Lachlan Currie, who has been selected to represent Canada U20s in 2017. Lachie will be off to Canada on the...
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PREMIER GRADE LOSE TO TIGERS

02 May 2017

After starting the season on a good note with a win over Norths and a draw against Brothers, Bond University’s Premier Grade team has slumped to three defeats in ...
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PUSHOVER TRY HIGHLIGHT FOR REGGIES

02 May 2017

With Will Slipper back in the front row, our Reserve Grade pack was transformed for the game against Easts.  Bond had a dominant scrum and, for the first time in...
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PREMIER COLTS BOUNCE BACK

02 May 2017

After a hammering by Sunnybank last week, our Premier Colts proved their mettle with a hard-fought win over Easts 24-14.   Big Jack Pickering went over for the first try from close range ...
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COLTS 1 WIN A TIGHT ONE

02 May 2017

As Sean Hedger said in his “Coaches Corner” column this week, many people don’t realize that out Colts 1 team contains over 50% 17 year olds playing in an Under 19...
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DRAGONS DAY AT OLDMAC OVAL

24 April 2017

In Premier Grade Head Coach Sean Hedger gave three young players their run-on debuts – flanker Callum Ball, centre Samuela Helaman and fullback Hayden...
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RESERVES GOOD START BUT POOR FINISH

24 April 2017

Our Reggies made a terrific start, dominating territory and possession.  Justin Bernstein landed a 42m penalty to open the scoring but then missed one from right...
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PREM COLTS OUTCLASSED

24 April 2017

We started brilliantly, with clean ball, John Nucifora dummied his way through a gap from flyhalf and galloped over in the corner.  Then he converted his own try...
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TOO BIG, TOO FAST

24 April 2017

Our Colts 1 team is mainly composed of schoolboys in Grades 11 and 12.  Sunnybank had several giant forwards who wouldn’t have been out of place in Premier Grade. 

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SOUTHS HOODOO STRIKES AGAIN

10 April 2017

After a much-improved performance against Brothers, Bond’s Premier Grade slumped to a disappointing low against Souths, going down 32-12.  The only saving...
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RESERVES CLOSE AGAIN – BUT NO CIGAR!

10 April 2017

The youngsters were also outstanding coming off the bench in the Reserves match.  Down 19-5, our boys made a strong comeback, with the try of the match. ...
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PREMIER COLTS TOO CLASSY

10 April 2017

Last year our Premier Colts made the Grand Final and, the way they’re heading, this year’s team could do the same.  In a polished display they gave...
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COLTS COME OF AGE

10 April 2017

With Liam Upfield and Ryan Briggs back from Premier Colts, Bond fielded its strongest team and it paid dividends.  They scored 8 tries in demolishing Souths by...
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PREMIER GRADE GREAT IMPROVEMENT

03 April 2017

Bond had a point to prove after last week’s lost to GPS whilst also taking on last year’s Premiership Champion’s, Brothers Rugby Club.

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GALLOPERS DAY AT ROBINA

27 March 2017

After an encouraging win in the first round over Norths, Bond University Rugby Club’s Premier Grade team came crashing back to earth with a 50-7 defeat by...
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RESERVES GREAT START BUT POOR FINISH

27 March 2017

It must have been the quickest try of the season.  Big Bond centre Samuela Hermana sliced through some tentative defence for the first try after just 30...
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PREMIER COLTS WIN A CLOSE ONE

27 March 2017

Tom McKee’s team of youngsters showed remarkable maturity to hold out a strong finish by Jeeps and win 19-17.  Bond started well, with big Austin Lieder...
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COLTS 1 WIN AGAIN

27 March 2017

Josh Walker got our boys off to a flying start with a brilliant individual try, stepping his way through half a dozen defenders to score after just 5 minutes. ...
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HOT START AT EAGLES’ NEST

19 March 2017

Last season Norths gave us a shock with a surprise defeat of our Premier grade in Round 2 of the competition, but not this time.  On a stifling hot day, our team...
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WHAT A COMEBACK!

19 March 2017

Most of our Premier Colts side are in their first year out of school, so it wasn’t surprising that they were shocked at the physicality of a more experienced Norths team at...
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FIRST BLOOD TO BOND IN COLTS 1

19 March 2017

In their first outing, our young Bond boys did themselves proud.  With a temperature of more than 30 degrees and bigger opponents, they could be forgiven for being a bit...
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RESERVES BEATEN BY THE CLOCK

19 March 2017

This was a weird match and Bond would have won, if the referee hadn’t blown the whistle early.   Really, who cares of the Premier match starts a few minutes late, when...
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FIRST TRIAL for 2017

27 February 2017

Bottomley Park looked a picture for Bond University Rugby Club’s first outing of the season against Easts.   A new lick of paint on the clubhouse, a playing surface like a bowling...
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NEW PREMIER COLTS COACH

02 February 2017

With the departure of Brad Harris overseas, BURC Premier Colts have found another first-class coach.   Brad did a fabulous job last season, taking our Colts to the Grand...
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PREMIER RESERVES NEW COACH

31 January 2017

Currently teaching at the Southport School, Jed Hogan has an enviable CV.   The new Premier Reserves coach was born in New Plymouth, New Zealand and played a bit of...
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