QLD Premier Rugby: Mid Season Review – Part 2

Believe it or not, we’re already at the halfway point of the 2018 Premier Rugby season and the competition is shaping up to be a doozy. This week, Rugby News spoke to all nine Premier Rugby coaches to get their thoughts on the first half of the season and find out what each side will be working on in the run towards the finals. Souths: 1st - 6 wins, 2 losses Souths picked up Quade Cooper a few weeks out from the start of the season and started the year with a bang, winning their first five matches. While injury has slowed Cooper's Premier Rugby campaign, the Magpies are still first at the halfway point of the season and will be  a serious threat this year, if they can keep their troops on the park. How would you describe your start to the season?  “I’m pretty happy with our first round. I’ve been really pleased with our set piece and I think our defence has improved from last season, which has been a focus,” Magpies coach Elia Tuqiri told Rugby News. �
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