Founded in 1911, The University of Queensland Rugby Football Club, also known as the “Red Heavies”, is Queensland’s most successful and prestigious rugby union club having won 32 First Grade Premierships throughout its decorated past. The University of Queensland Rugby Club sits at the ‘cutting edge’ of sport innovation, coaching techniques and rugby prowess. The Club has established a proud Rugby tradition of great camaraderie, mateship and community engagement which has significantly contributed to its ongoing success both on and off the field. The Club is affiliated with the Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) which is one of the member unions of Rugby Australia (RA).
UQRFC has a close relationship with club sponsor, Kings College. Kings is a residential college for 320 men and women located on campus at UQ. Each year, Kings provides residential scholarships to three first year athletes playing for UQ Rugby. Each scholarship is worth $4,000 and is put towards the athlete’s accommodation expenses. To apply for the scholarship, the athlete must first be accepted to join the college. For more information on Kings College and the scholarships available, please visit https://www.kings.uq.edu.au/