Gregory Terrace welcomed a new head coach in Ryan Schultz this year and that caused some natural disruption in the pre-season, which was followed by a campaign that ended with so many ‘what ifs?’ hanging over it.
Despite that short preparation Gregory Terrace went within a converted try of knocking off eventual top six sides Toowoomba Grammar, Nudgee College and Churchie in the opening five weeks of the season.
With losses to Brisbane Boys’ College and Brisbane State thrown in there, it’s obvious to see how different Gregory Terrace’s season would’ve been had they converted those winning opportunities.
They wouldn’t have won the title, but they would’ve finished substantially higher than eighth too.
OVERVIEW WITH RYAN SCHULTZ
“In terms of results it was obviously disappointing but in the end we lost [three] games by a (converted) try or less and they all came early in the season, against good sides. If we convert those games and get some momentum early