The backend of the season didn't quite pan out as Souths' fans would have hoped, after a strong start to their 2019 campaign.
Set piece trouble plagued the Magpies all year, but with plenty of young talent pushing into grade following a successful season in colts, there's plenty of reason to be optimistic about the future at Chipsy Wood Oval.
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Overview with Elia Tuqiri:
"It was one of those seasons that leaves you thinking what could have been," Tuqiri told Rugby News.
"We showed some promising signs in round one and then midway through round two we beat Jeeps and really only needed to win two of our last four matches to make the finals but we couldn't get the job done, which was really disappointing.
"Our set piece struggled for the majority of the season but our defence got us out of trouble a lot and alleviated some of the set piece issues. I don't want to make excuses but we also had a few changes late in the year and th