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The Season | Series 8 Trailer | Australian schoolboy rugby is back!

The Season | Series 8 Trailer | Australian schoolboy rugby is back!

The award-winning rugby series, 'The Season' is back for its eighth season following Brisbane Boys College as they look to finally end their long wait for a GPS win. The GPS is one of the oldest schoolboy rugby competitions in Australia.

The Season | Series 8 Trailer | Australian schoolboy rugby is back!

The award-winning rugby series, 'The Season' is back for its eighth season following Brisbane Boys College as they look to finally end their long wait for a GPS win. The GPS is one of the oldest schoolboy rugby competitions in Australia.

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 1

As the memories of the 2019 season linger for the BBC rugby program, a new re-structured GPS competition awaits the 2020 First XV as they prepare for the most challenging year in recent history. Pre-season gets underway despite a stuttering pandemic

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 2

An undefeated start to the season for the BBC First XV puts the boys from Toowong in prime position for a premiership. Training intensity heightens as the team prepares for a visit by unbeaten Nudgee College who look to avenge their loss to the Green

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 3

All eyes are on Miskin Oval as the premiership hopes of the two heavyweight rugby powerhouses go toe to toe. A Try Of The Season effort from Nudgee puts BBC on the backfoot as they trail the visitors by two tries to nil with only minutes remaining.

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 4

The Round 8 clash against Nudgee College enters its final phase, as the home team starts to capitalise on their offensive momentum. A 12-0 deficit is quickly reversed and the premiership title at stake looks more achievable by the minute.

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 5

The Round 8 clash against Nudgee College enters its final phase, as the home team starts to capitalise on their offensive momentum. A 12-0 deficit is quickly reversed and the premiership title at stake looks more achievable by the minute.

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 6

Members of the First XV squad give an exclusive insight to a reflex game that may be giving them a physical edge over the other GPS schools, while the countdown continues for the final round clash against Brisbane State High. Attention turns to Fursd

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 7

As expected, Brisbane State High come out of the gates at a rapid pace and force BBC on the defensive in the opening minutes. Two scores knock the Green White and Black off their stride, but soon enough the raw talent and superior attacking potencies

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 8

The final whistle blows on the 2020 season. And BBC have finally broken the back of a 100 year old drought. With the premiership trophy in hand, the team returns to Toowong to celebrate with family and friends, while the Old Boys community collective

The Season | Series 8 | Episode 9

The new season arrives and the BBC team prepare for Round 1 with a rugby camp on the Sunshine Coast. A new roster and coaching team set the wheels in motion as excitement builds to the start of the Queensland GPS competition. A trial against Ipswich

The Season | Biggest hits and impacts

A montage of the best tackles and impacts of the schoolboys rugby series "The Season".

The Season | Series 6 | Brisbane Boys College 1st XV | Trailer 1

The sixth series of ‘The Season’ in partnership with Brisbane Boys College - In the lead up to the series premiere, we take a look at some of the personalities involved including barnstorming centre, Jack Howarth.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 1

In episode one, we're taken to Round 6 of the Queensland GPS Rugby competition where the only two unbeaten teams in the premiership race come face to face, We also journey back to pre-season and as the team prepares for 2019 kickoff against Churchie.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 2

In Episode 2, pre-season comes to a punishing conclusion as the team completes a week-long camp on the Sunshine Coast, before a final trial game shapes the final squad selection. Round 1 kicks off in perfect conditions at Churchie.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 3

A compelling team performance from the First XV in Round 1 eases the injury concerns from the previous week, while the boys are thrust into the industrious rhythm of the school term.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 4

The first home game ends positively and the team immediately focusses on Ipswich Grammar - the competition dark horse.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 5

An unconvincing win against Ipswich Grammar School has the coaching staff concerned about the potential distraction of Old Boys weekend, while the rugby playing musicians prepare for their big night.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 6

The game of the season hangs in the balance with the Premiership in reach but a series of crucial errors leaves the home crowd stunned.

The Season | Series 6 | Episode 7

A red card in the final moments of BBC’s crucial traditional match against Nudgee puts the defence under immense pressure, while the next generation of rugby players gain inspiration from the school’s Year 12’s

The Season | Series 5 | Hamilton Boys High School | Trailer

'The Season' returns to New Zealand with the award-nominated series going behind the scenes at Hamilton Boys High School - arguably the nation's most successful rugby 'factory' over the last decade.

The Season | Series 5 | Episode 1 | Hamilton Boys High School

In a country where rugby is king, high schools are breeding grounds for future rugby talent that the sporting world acknowledges to be the most plentiful on the planet.

The Season | Series 5 | Episode 2 | Hamilton Boys High School

Training ramps up a gear as the team hits the gym to complete their final phase of strength work, while the leadership group provides critical analysis of the recent victory against Auckland Grammar.

The Season | Series 5 | Episode 3 | Hamilton Boys High School

A changing room reminder about team values and expectations encourages the squad to train with consistency but mistakes start to creep in.

The Season | Series 5 | Episode 4 | Hamilton Boys High School

A must-win fixture against neighbouring Tauranga Boys High School puts the team’s success in the firing line.

The Season | Series 5 | Episode 5 | Hamilton Boys High School

A single kick ends up being the difference between a successful season or a failed campaign and Hamilton hearts are tested in the Tauranga rain.

The Season | Series 3 | St Pats Silverstream | Trailer

Join us for a three-part series looking inside one of New Zealand’s iconic rugby colleges, St Pats Silverstream, as the First XV edge closer to re-writing the record books in the school’s esteemed 86-year sporting history. Produced by Onion TV.

The Season | Series 3 | Episode 1 | St Patrick’s College Silverstream

Episode 1 of a three-part series looking inside one of New Zealand’s iconic rugby colleges, St Pats Silverstream, as the First XV edge closer to re-writing the record books in the school’s esteemed 86-year sporting history. Produced by Onion TV.

The Season | Series 3 | Episode 2 | St Patrick's College Silverstream

Episode 2 of a three-part series looking inside one of New Zealand’s iconic rugby colleges, St Pats Silverstream, as the First XV edge closer to re-writing the record books in the school’s esteemed 86-year sporting history. Produced by Onion TV.

The Season | Series 3 | Episode 3 | St Patrick's College Silverstream

Episode 3 of a three-part series looking inside one of New Zealand’s iconic rugby colleges, St Pats Silverstream, as the First XV edge closer to re-writing the record books in the school’s esteemed 86-year sporting history. Produced by Onion TV.

The Season | Series 1 | Episode 1 | St Joseph's Nudgee College

A look at one of Australia’s most prestigious rugby schools as the First XV navigate their way through the 2017 GPS Premiership Season.

The Season | Series 1 | Episode 2 | St Joseph's Nudgee College

The Season | Series 1 | Episode 3 | St Joseph's Nudgee College

In the third installment, the St. Joseph’s game concludes in the most astonishing fashion with Nudgee scraping home in overtime.

The Season | Series 1 | Episode 4 | St Joseph's Nudgee College

In the fourth episode, Nudgee’s match up with Southport brings together the two best teams in Queensland.

The Season | Series 1 | Episode 5 | St Joseph's Nudgee College

In this final episode, a defensive lapse in the dying seconds denies a final comeback against Southport and the undefeated title is surrendered.

The Season | Series 8

Episode 1 

As the memories of the 2019 season linger for the Brisbane Boys College rugby program, a new re-structured GPS competition awaits the 2020 First XV as they prepare for the most challenging year in recent history. Pre-season gets underway despite a stuttering pandemic affected launch, and the players and coaches realise that the promise of yesteryear counts for nothing in the Queensland GPS Rugby premiership.

Episode 2

An undefeated start to the season for the BBC First XV puts the boys from Toowong in prime position for a premiership. Training intensity heightens as the team prepares for a visit by unbeaten Nudgee College who look to avenge their loss to the Green White Black the previous year.

Episode 3

All eyes are on Miskin Oval as the premiership hopes of the two heavyweight rugby powerhouses go toe to toe. A Try Of The Season effort from Nudgee puts BBC on the backfoot as they trail the visitors by two tries to nil with only minutes remaining in the first half. It is critical moment in the BBC season, will they crumble or retaliate as the clock winds down on their chances. And a look back at the historic 1954 team and how their influence has bridged generations.

Episode 4

The Round 8 clash against Nudgee College enters its final phase, as the home team starts to capitalise on their offensive momentum. A 12-0 deficit is quickly reversed and the premiership title at stake looks more achievable by the minute. A purple patch of try scoring brilliance by BBC sets up a rampaging finish but will it be enough to break the 108 year drought?

Episode 5

The week after the Nudgee triumph, the team has to refocus its efforts on the impending game against Brisbane State High. With one hand on the premiership trophy, the coaching group remind the players of the importance of finishing the season strongly. Meanwhile, a key playmaker has a race against time to pass a fitness test for the final game of the year.

Episode 6

Members of the First XV squad give an exclusive insight to a reflex game that may be giving them a physical edge over the other GPS schools, while the countdown continues for the final round clash against Brisbane State High. Attention turns to Fursden Road for the critical fixture that will present Brisbane Boys College with the opportunity to be the first team in their history to win a stand alone title. But the imposing home side have other ideas.

Episode 7

As expected, Brisbane State High come out of the gates at a rapid pace and force BBC on the defensive in the opening minutes. Two scores knock the Green White and Black off their stride, but soon enough the raw talent and superior attacking potencies come into play. Following half time, the rampant BBC backline dictate play and the first standalone Premiership title is in reach.

Episode 8

The final whistle blows on the 2020 season. And BBC have finally broken the back of a 100 year old drought. With the premiership trophy in hand, the team returns to Toowong to celebrate with family and friends, while the Old Boys community collectively rejoice as the magnitude of the win sinks in. With the season and academic year drawing to a close, the school farewells the seniors of 2020.

Episode 9

The new season arrives and the BBC team prepare for Round 1 with a rugby camp on the Sunshine Coast. A new roster and coaching team set the wheels in motion as excitement builds to the start of the Queensland GPS competition. A trial against Ipswich Grammar finalises the squad and the countdown to the Premiership title defence begins in earnest.

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