2019 QLD GPS season review: Churchie

Reflecting on 2019, a slow start proved costly for Anglican Church Grammar School’s title hopes but considering the way the young side rallied head coach Dale Roberson had no second thoughts in labelling the fourth-finish a successful year. In the first two rounds Churchie were handed 37-nil and 64-7 defeats by Brisbane Boys’ College and The Southport School, respectively, but they found some form in a draw with Brisbane Grammar School before hitting their straps. Churchie won their next four games on the trot before being outclassed by a powerful Nudgee side to round out the year, but for a young side - a very young side - the experience could prove invaluable. OVERVIEW WITH DALE ROBERSON “It’s hitting the nail on the head to say we had a pretty good year but didn’t quite get the results we wanted,” Roberson said. “Overall I’d definitely judge this season as a successful one, particularly after the start we had. It wasn’t the best of finishes to get bl