GPS First XV Awards according to @QLDGPSRUGBY on Instagram
Best young player: PJ Sua
Best Back: Jye Gray
Best Forward: Daniel Maiava
MVP: Rob Toia
Their policy was no double ups (which prevented Toia from bagging both best back and MVP). Pretty spot on i'd say. If we got a full season of Hough...
I still don't think Schmidt is a 10, rather have him at 12. Regardless he didn't deserve to make the team at either decision, Byron Smith a much better 10 than Schmidt, also if Annan wasn't injured i'm sure he'd have been in the team. Can't believe that people can pick Winikerei over Carsen...
If that's the case then why did Nudgee whine and groan last year after losing to BBC last year? If I remember correctly there was a pretty large up-roar in the NC community about the amount of full fee boys in the team. No excuses in this case too?
Whilst there is no premier crowned this year I think this is what we can take away:
NC were the best team in the competition and deserved to win the premiership. Whilst the whole team was sensational Byron Smith, Rob Toia, Daniel Maiva, Willem Johnstone all showed they were to best at their...
Lethal in the fact that Rob Toia would sustain a career ending shoulder injury haha... There's a 2 year age gap between them, not to mention Howarth is currently in the Melbourne Storm's top 30 side. Whilst he'll leave at the end of the year, it would have been great to witness Toia in grade 12.
AGGREGATE GPS 'Team of the week' members by team through rounds 1,2,3 according to @qldgpsrugby on Instagram
Another thing to note is that Byron Smith and Robert Toia are the only players to make the team all three weeks.