Round 19 Details
MATCH DETAILS: July 29/30 2006
Tweed Heads Seagulls 20 (Michael Keating 3, William Matthews tries, Michael Keating 2 goals) def Easts Tigers 16 (Matthew Klein, Blair Conlon, Dane Phillips tries, Brent Kuskey 2 goals)
Tweed Heads kept their slim final hopes alive with an upet 20-16 win over Easts with Michael Ketaing picking up 16 points from 3 tries and 2 goals.
Burleigh Bears 26 (Casey Lyons 2, Mitchell Herlihy 2, Ryan Wilson tries, Marty Paulson 4 goals) def Sunshine Coast Falcons 10 (Dale Mitchell, Todd Wilson tries, Dale Mitchell goal)
Burleigh were never troubled to beat the Falcons and ran out comfortable 16 point winners.
Norths Devils 54 (Israel Folau 2, Jay Aston 2, Aiden Guerra 2, Luke Samoa, Luke Capewell, Clint Matthews tries, Luke Samoa 9 goals) def Ipswich Jets 20 (Josh Costello, Peter Poppi, Mananui Te Heu Heu tries, Josh Costello 3, Wade Watson goals)
Ipswich geve Norths plenty of trouble, trailling only 18-12 at halftime, and taking the lead 20-18 in the second half before Josh "Jolly" Costello had to leave the field when it wss found he was required fro Queensland Cup, and Norths hit their straps to score 36 unanswered points to win 54-20 and maintain the competition lead.
Aspley Devils 32 (Troyden Edwards 2, Galu Teo, Scott Millar, Chris Minehan, Jacob Fauid tries, Jacob Fauid 4 goals) def Wynnum Manly Seagulls 12 Luke Menhinnitt, Matt Aitken tries, Luke Menhinnitt 2 goals)
Aspley bounced out of the blocks to lead 10-0 in as many minutes before the home side got a converted try of their own. Aspley re-established the 10 point margin with 10 minutes left in the half, but a well weighted grubber saw Wynnum-Manly's Luke Menhinnitt grab a converted try to make the score 16-12 to the visitors at the break, with the game evenly poised. Aspley started the second stanza in similar vein to the first, a converted try after ony 3 minutes re-establishing the 10 point break. Wynnum threw plenty at Aspley but their defence held, and they extended their lead 10 minutes later with Jacob Fauid scoring the try of the match after some great work by winger Chris Minehan. A length of the field intercept by Troyden Edwards put the match beyond doubt with 10 minutes remaining, Aspley winning 32-12 and drawing level with Wynnum in 5th place on 18 points, although Wynnum maintain their place in the top five as they have had more wins, Aspley having had 2 draws.
MATCH OF THE ROUND: Redcliffe Dolphins 80 (Phil Daisy 2, David Hala 2, Greg Malenstein 2, Angus Cameron 2, Sam Schull, Andrew Rickertt, Matt Gillett, Jordan Brown, Matt Handcock, Foisa Peni tries, Phil Daisy 12 goals) def Souths-Logan Magpies 20 (Tom Fisher, Robert Langton, Geoff Hunt tries, Cameron Moodie 3 goals)
Redcliffe bounced back from a porr performance against Aspley last week in emphatic fashion, never giving Souths-Logan a chance in an amazing display. Redcliffe led 38-0 before they made their first mistake of the match, which resulted in a Magpie try as the first half closed with the lead 38-6. The second half was nearly as impressive for the home side, with Phil Daisy racking up 32 points as Redcliffe cruised home 80-18, keeping them nipping at the heels of Norths and leaving Souths-Logan nervously looking over their shoulders as the season draws to a close.
Western District Panthers BYE
MATCH PREVIEWS: July 29/30 2006
Some crucial games for teams with faint semi final hopes.
Easts Tigers v Tweed Heads Seagulls Sat 11:45am Langlands Park
Previous Game: Easts 34 def Tweed Heads 32
Easts sneaked home in the corresponding first round match at Piggabeen in a great game of footy. Tweed have the slimmest of final hopes, which were severely dented by a home loss to Western Districts last week. Whilst Easts important top 3 position does not appear to be under too much threat at the moment, being 5 points clear of Souths-Logan, they still have their bye to come, so a win here is still important. "THE COMPUTER" tips Easts by 12..
Burleigh Bears v Sunshine Coast Falcons Sat 3.45pm Pizzey Park
Previous Game: Sunshine Coast 40 def Burleigh 24
This game is being played after the Qld Cup game, due to an U15 Foundatoin Shield game being played earlier in the day, and Burleigh will be keen to seek revenge for their shock loss to the Falcons in the first round. Last week's heartbreaking 2 point loss to Souths-Logan after being in a winning position has snuffed out the Bears finals chances but they will want to finish off what has been a diappointing seasonj for them well. "THE COMPUTER" tips Burleigh by 16.
Norths Devils v Ipswich Jets Sat 11:30am Bishop Park
Previous Game: Norths 38 def Ipswich 0
The first round clash (on a Monday night) saw Ipswich turn in one of their worst performances of the season against a dominant Norths side, and they will have to be on their game to avoid a repeat against a Norths side further strengthened by the return of Jay Aston from representative and school duties. The Norths side have the minor premiersip in their sights and it is hard to see them slipping up against the Jets. "THE COMPUTER" tips Norths by 20
Wynnum-Manly Seagulls v Aspley Devils Sat 11.45am BMD Kougari Oval
Previous Game: Aspley 42 def Wynnum-Manly 16
These two clashed only 4 weeks ago in a postponed game at Quad Park, with Aspley easily beating the Seagulls. Aspley can only beat Wynnum-Manly or Souths-Logan into the five, and have the extra difficulty that they have 2 draws, which under FOGS Challenge rules means they will be behind Wynnum on the table irrespective of for-and-against if they draw level. Wynnum put in a dismal performance at home against Norths last week, and will have to improve immeasurably to challenge an Aspley side who hammered Redcliffe last Saturday/ "THE COMPUTER" tips Aspley by 14.
MATCH OF THE ROUND: Redcliffe Dolphins v Souths Logan Magpies 11.45am at Dolphin Oval
Previous Game: Redcliffe 28 def Souths Logan 26
A first round thriller in the period in the middle of the period where Redcliffe managed to scrape hime several times. They were thrashed by Aspley last week and need a win here to have anu chance of the minor premiership. Souths-Logan both have a remote chance of making the top 3, or of even missing the five so a win is vital to them. "THE COMPUTER" tips Souths-Logan by 4.
Western District Panthers BYE