After a perfect, undefeated run to last year’s GPS title just four regular starters returned for Nudgee College, and coach Andrew Scotney made no secret of the fact that would create a very different dynamic in 2019.
Still strong, incredibly strong, but different nonetheless.
Nudgee were genuine challengers again and, mathematically, remained in the mix until the dying weeks of the season. In hindsight, an agonising round one loss to eventual champions TSS (21-20) left them behind the eight-ball from the beginning though.
Still, Scotney found plenty of positives in a season that he said was a pretty good reflection of where the 2018 champions rated among the competition.
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“Getting beaten by BCC (21-8) toward the end of the season was a bit disappointing but they were a good side and, honestly, we were probably playing a bit of catch-up after the loss we had in round one to TSS,” Scotney said.
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