2019 QLD Premier Rugby season review: Brothers

Brothers’ Queensland Premier Rugby campaign might not have ended in a top grade title and while that was disappointing for outgoing coach Rod Seib, he found it impossible to label 2019 anything but a success. After Brothers claimed the minor premiership University of Queensland denied them the title and robbed Seib of a fairy tale ending by winning the grand final 31-26, but all things considered it was still a massive for the powerhouse club. It was the premier side’s first grade final appearance since 2016 and before that 2011, while they also qualified for all seven senior grades’ deciders and two more in colts as well, winning four titles. A huge contingent of Brothers players were rewarded with higher honours too, something Seib focused heavily on before predicting big things for the club under Anthony Mathison, who returns to the club after three years away. OVERVIEW WITH ROD SEIB “All in all it was a fantastic year, but yes, it was definitely disappointing