QLD Premier Rugby Round 8: GPS claim premiership favouritism; Easts & Souths impress

GPS have proven that they’re the Premier Rugby team to beat in 2019 after producing a dominant second half display to hand Brothers their first loss of the season.  Three penalty goals saw Brothers take a 9-5 lead to the break, before Jeeps gained the upper hand in the second half.  The Jeeps forwards scored twice from close range early in the second half to push ahead, before their backs and forwards combined brilliantly to score a long range try from a line out on half way.  Brothers hit back midway through the second half, but the result was never really in doubt. Jeeps then capped a memorable Old Boys Day with a pushover penalty try on the stroke of full time.  “We were able to build some pressure through our set piece in the second half which gave us some momentum and took away theirs,” Jeeps coach Elwee Prinsloo said.  “Brothers is a good team that challenges your ability to defend with width but I thought our defensive coach Brendan Gabbett did a grea
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