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BOND BEAT UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

24 August 2017

Last night Bond Rugby had the privilege to play against University of British Columbia, from Canada. Who are touring Australia in their off-season to get a better understanding of how Australian...
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COLTS GALLANT IN DEFEAT

14 August 2017

Our only team in the finals, Colts 1, bowed out in the Preliminary Final against UQ at Ballymore.    There was only one change to the starting lineup...
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THEY'VE DONE IT!!!!

08 August 2017

Our Colts 1 team, averaging just 17 year of age, upset the bigger, more experienced Sunnybank 22-18 in today’s Minor Semi-final at Ballymore.   In a...
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PREMIER GRADE BLOW GOOD START

02 August 2017

It looked like a mis-match on paper – first against last.  But a big win over Souths boosted our boys confidence and they started brilliantly.  Young...
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RESERVES PIPPED AGAIN

02 August 2017

It was a fair example of our season in Reserves – beaten by just 5 points after leading for most of the match.   Bond started out like men possessed, with Vinnie Quigley darting...
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PREM COLTS GO THROUGH THE MOTIONS

02 August 2017

With no chance of playing in the finals, our Premier Colts team gave a lack-lustre performance against the powerful UQ team.  Only 7 showed up for Thursday...
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COLTS 1 LOSE BUT ARE INTO THE FINALS.

02 August 2017

Averaging only 17 years of age, our Colts 1 have had a steep learning curve this season but they have a terrific fighting spirit.   Down 26-10 at one stage,...
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PREMIER GRADE SAVE BEST TILL LAST

25 July 2017

 

It was the game we’ve all been waiting for.  Finally, in the second last round, our Premier Grade clicked and...
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RESERVES DOWN 29-14

25 July 2017

It was Vitori Buatava’s 150th game* and he led the Reserves onto the field, with high hopes of a win to celebrate the milestone.   But at...
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PREMIER COLTS LOSE A CLOSE ONE.

25 July 2017

In a spine-tingling match in which the lead changed 8 times, Souths emerged winners 38-32.   It’s been a familiar pattern with our Premier Colts this season, failing to close out a ...
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COLTS 1 QUALIFY FOR THE FINALS

25 July 2017

With one round to go our Colts 1 team is certain to make the finals.  With Souths forfeiting, we moved to 45 points, 13 ahead of fifth-placed GPS.  Brothers, ...
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WESTS HOLD OFF GALLANT BOND OUTFIT

17 July 2017

A goal post has cruelled Bond of an unlikely draw as Wests creep into the top four with two weeks left in the regular season. Fresh off the bye, the Bulldogs made the...
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FUIMAONO NOTCHES 200

17 July 2017

It was a day of celebration for our reserves with second-rower Rubin Fuimaono notching up his 200th game, a feat unequalled in the club’s history. On...
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PREM COLTS GO DOWN

17 July 2017

Our Premier colts team had every right to have confidence riding into this game after troubling second-place GPS with 14 only men for the majority of the match. They had Wests who have been...
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COLTS 1 ARE A STEP CLOSER TO FINALS

17 July 2017

Our fourth-placed Colts 1 side were out to prove that they had what it takes to play finals footy when they took on 5th place Wests. Only two competition...
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GALLOPERS ON TOP AT ASHGROVE

11 July 2017

With 5 Under 20 players in our team, Bond started well, dominating possession and territory for the first 10 minutes.  A 12-phase pick and drive inside Jeeps...
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JAYE PATON’S 100TH GAME

11 July 2017

It’s been a frustrating season for our Reggies, with 7 bonus points losses.  To their credit, they’ve gone close in almost every match. But not...
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PREMIER COLTS BLOW IT

11 July 2017

Leading by 20-5 just before halftime, our boys seemed to have a win in the bag.  In 6th place, one behind Jeeps, this was a vital match.  Two...
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COLTS 1 ON TRACK FOR FINALS

11 July 2017

There were some big names at Yoku Road for the first match of the day between two teams locked together on the table with a 6-5 record.  Watching their sons play...
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WE ARE BOND – AND WE DELIVER!

03 July 2017

How sweet it was to hear the club song being belted out by our Premier Grade after their spine-tingling 18-17 victory over Brothers in Round 14 at Crosby...
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RESERVES PIPPED AGAIN

03 July 2017

For the seventh time this season, our Reserve Grade lost by less than 7 points.  In fact, there was only 1 point the difference, 22-21 when the fulltime whistle blew.   Against the...
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CLIFFHANGER IN PREMIER COLTS

03 July 2017

The fulltime whistle is about to go but Bond has a shot at penalty goal, 35m out in front of the posts.   On his season’s efforts so far, there’s probably nobody in the club...
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COLTS 1 SOUNDLY BEATEN 35-12

03 July 2017

Against the competition leaders our young side performed well, scoring two tries but were badly beaten in two key areas – the breakdown and the...
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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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