Friday 25 March 2011
Heavyweights Palm Beach Currumbin will flex their renowned muscle against the rebuilding Western Magpies in the most intriguing match of the Pineapple Hotel Cup Club Aid pre-season competition tomorrow.
The two were fierce rivals during the Magpies’ last stint in this competition, but the black-and-whites have lost a number of their topline players to NEAFL clubs over summer.
The QAFL Premier Division pre-season competition is the last one of the summer after newcomers Kedron won the State Association Division 1 title and Broadbeach the NEAFL competition.
Reigning premiers Noosa are expected to field two evenly matched sides in their conference at Weyba Road.
The Tigers have split into two to allow for an even number of teams in their division.
The venues for the day, which feature six games played over two 20-minute halves, will at Noosa’s Weyba Road and Peak Oval in Coolangatta.
The fixtures for Saturday 26 March are:
Weyba Road, Noosa
10am: Noosa 1 v Maroochy-North Shore
11am: Sandgate v Wilston-Grange
12pm: Noosa 2 v Mayne
1pm: Noosa 1 v Sandgate
2pm: Noosa 2 v Wilston-Grange
3pm: Maroochy-North Shore v Mayne
Peak Oval, Coolangatta
10am: Coolangatta v Burleigh
11am: Palm Beach-Currumbin v Western Magpies
12pm: Springwood v Surfers Paradise
1pm: Palm Beach-Currumbin v Burleigh
2pm: Coolangatta v Springwood
3pm: Western Magpies v Surfers Paradise