A look back at the drought breaking 1996 GPS premiership winning side

Before GPS' 2018 premiership, it had been 22 long years since G.P.S. Old Boys Rugby Club hoisted the Hospital Cup high above their heads.

The year was 1996, the game had not long turned professional, and the ‘Gallopers’ faced a Souths side in black and white, but with more than a tinge of (Queensland) red and (Wallaby) gold.

Names like Mark Connors, Tim Horan, Jason Little, Garrick Morgan, Toutai Kefu, Nick Stiles and Michael Foley littered the Magpies line-up, as the powerhouse club of the 1990's ran out intent on claiming their sixth straight premiership.

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