NSW GPS: Joeys ready for 2019 GPS season with “no clear favourites”

Defending joint GPS champions St Joseph’s will kick start their 2019 season on Saturday against Newington and are preparing for one of the most tightly contested premierships in recent memory. After sharing the title with Kings in 2018, Joeys have added plenty of depth to their top squad over summer and looked impressive in pre-season wins over both Kings and Scots. “We’ve played some tough games already and more so than previous years, we’ve looked at a lot of different players and combinations,” Joeys first XV co-coach Tim Anderson told Rugby News. “We’ve probably got a bit more depth this year than in past seasons.” Joeys lost just one of six pre-season matches, a 34-26 loss to Knox, and will take plenty of confidence into Saturday’s season opener against Newington. “We’ve got a few players back from last year which gives the team some experience in key positions.” Anderson said. “Then we have had a strong group of boys push through into f
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