2019 QLD GPS season review: BSHS

Photo: Stephen Tremain Brisbane State High School battled through 2019 and ended the GPS season seventh, their only two wins coming over the two sides that finished below them in Gregory Terrace (43-31) and Brisbane Grammar School (47-21). Those victories came in rounds three and eight respectively and while BSHS at times competed with the competition’s remaining sides they did prove outclassed in a number of games. But, as coach Pat Byron said, they were up against the odds for the entire season after suffering a monumental injury toll, something he hopes won’t happen in 2020. OVERVIEW WITH PAT BYRON “It was a pretty tough season, obviously we’d have loved to win a few more games … but it was always going to be tough to beat the likes of TSS, BCC and Nudgee, but that’s the way it goes,” Byron said. “It was a pretty frustrating year in a way too just in terms of having so many injured players. I think we ended up going through 29 starting players throu