Raiders & Kookaburras Through To U16 Final

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

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