Northern Raiders & Country Kookaburras to play off for the Under 16 Queensland State Development Championship Title
After 2 full rounds of games in the KooGa sponsored Under 16 Queensland State Academy Championships, the 2 undefeated teams Northern Raiders and Country Kookaburras will clash in the Grand Final game to be played at Yeronga tomorrow.
Other winners in round 2 at O’Callaghan Park Zillmere on Saturday were Gold Coast North by 41 points over South Eastern Bushrangers, Western Taipans by 54 points over PNG Binatangs, Northern Raiders too strong for Suncoast Power by 60 points and in the final game Country Kookaburras ran out winners over Gold Coast South by 36 points.
The draw for the final round of games on Monday 7 May at The AFL Queensland Training and Administration Centre at Yeronga is as follows :
Grand Final 11.00 am Northern Raiders v Country Kookaburras
12:30 pm play off 7th South Eastern Bushrangers v PNG Binatangs
2:00 pm play off for 5th Gold Coast North v Western Taipans
3:30 pm play off for 3rd Gold Coast South v Suncoast Power
Guest presenters from Brisbane Lions and Gold Coast Suns FC, along with our sponsors KooGa will be on hand on Monday to assist with the formal presentations on Grand Final day.
Best of luck for players from all teams in this their final chance to impress State selectors for a spot in the Queensland Young Scorpions State training squad to be announced mid week.
Results from Saturday May 5 games:
Gold Coast North (GCN) 10-6-66 defeated South Eastern Bushrangers (SEB) 3-5-23
GCN Best : J Taylor, T Clark, B Gilham-Findlay, D Trask, R Blood, C Palmer
GCN Goals : D Trask 3, T Barr 2, E Mackie, S Collings, J Atto, T Mansbridge, H Day
SEB Best : B Keayes, D Cameron-Reeves, C Brodie, I Edwards, D Smith
SEB Goals : M Hammelmann 2, T Rolls
Western Taipans (WT) 12-6-78 defeated PNG Binatangs (PNG) 3-6-24
WT Best : Z Laud, O Hawes, J Quinert, T Tate, L Penberthy
WT Goals : L Winton 3, H Leong 2, Z McLean 2, C Warren 2, Z Laud, J Quinert, J Stahlhut
PNG Best : L Savera, M Macca, T Rai
Goals PNG : L Savera, H Kambu, R Singura
Northern Raiders (NR) 14-12-96 Defeated Suncoast Power (SCP) 5-6-36
NR Best : C Brittain, J Watson, L Dawson, J Dickfos, L Mosely, R Riess, J Martin
NR Goals : L Dawson 5, R Riess 2, J Eoe, B Hartley, C Brittain, L Mosely, T Cester, B Cox, J Watson
SCP Best : S Eckleschott, D Henderson, B Mahoney, C Stevenson
SCP Goals : T Buckle 2, C Stevenson, S Hodgson, B Doherty
Country Kookaburras (CK) 7-5-47 Defeated Gold Coast South (GCS) 1-5-11
CK Best : D Blankett, M Koch, R Bridge, R Reents, J Farley- Smith, J Harding, J Lowe
CK Goals : T Michael 2, J Evans 2, M Tomsana, D Blankett, M Koch
GCS Best : L Weller, J Elliott, T Stevenson, J Conquest, J Stagg, C Morris