2018 QLD Premier Rugby Season Preview: Easts

After losing Issac Rodda, Izzy Perese and Liam Wright to the Reds for the majority of 2017, it was never going to be easy for Easts last year, who lost five matches by less than seven points on their way to a sixth placed finish. Despite that, coach Anthony Connellan is convinced the Tigers are heading in the right direction and after adding a handful of strong recruits to a more mature roster ahead of the 2018 season, Easts are starting to look a lot more like the side that played on the final weekend of the season back in 2015. 2017 result: 6th (6 wins, 10 losses) Gains: Landon Hayes (Ipswich Jets), Shane Kennedy (Townsville/QLD Country), Luke Everson (Souths), Keegan Sefton (Souths). Losses: Tim Smith (retired), Toby White (overseas) 2018 Captain: TBC Overview with Anthony Connellan: “It’s been going well. The boys have all really hooked in and have been working hard, which is good. We added an extra session on Mondays this preseason, to help us get through
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