A jam packed weekend of Premier League and Coast League action saw some first losses across all four grades! Here is a comprehensive review of the weekend that was!
Kingscliff 1 (Brennan) drew with Broadbeach 1 (Mcmaster)
Reserves: Kingscliff 2 (Kammel, Dwyer) def. Broadbeach 0
Kingscliff: Ward, Morosini, May, Lyle, Green, Oldaker, Sealey, Brennan, Minear, Mourant, Bradley
Subs: Santos, Teixeira, Howarth, Hoy, Bray
Broadbeach: Finlayson, Hamilton, Sjorup, Francis, Cuba, Boyce, Fernandez, Codrea, Watmough, Hughes, Collins
Subs: Salgado, Mcmaster, Egic, Oliveira
Kingscliff and Broadbeach played out a 1-1 draw on Friday night with both sides having enough opportunities to win the game. The Wolves led at the break before the Dolphins equalised through substitute Harry Mcmaster to split the points.
Runaway Bay 0 def. by Surfers 4 (Saric, Rodriguez, Barwick, Scott)
Reserves: Runaway Bay 0 def. by Surfers 3 (Doughty x2, Parra)
Runaway Bay: Wakeham, Robinson, Jarman, Lowman, Wegener, Dimon, Evans, Whiddett, Rosa, Muranaka, Barbosa
Subs: Jarman, Cardoso, Ojulu, McNeill-Shaw, Hardy
Surfers: Goodwin, Scott, Harris, Minogue, Saric, Watson, Barwick, Dragicevic, Rodriguez, Allison, Wernerson
Subs: Kallinikos, Jusifi, Saunders
Surfers Paradise came away with a comfortable 4-0 victory against Runaway Bay. The visitors had plenty of opportunities throughout the match, with the Bayhawks setting up a strong defensive unit to frustrate the league leaders. Apollo killed the game within 15 minutes of the second half, scoring three goals and taking all three points.
Palm Beach 4 (Skinner x2, Squires, Anderson) def. Burleigh 1 (Burich)
Reserves: Palm Beach 2 (Anderson, Lawrence) def. by Burleigh 3 (Goulding, Cosentino, De Feo)
Palm Beach: Boyd, Finnigan, Zoomers. Hibbs, Mussell, Liebke, Squires, Ferraro, Skinner, Miller, Miyamori
Subs: Anderson, Eller, Murphy, Schaffer, Gardner
Burleigh: Mccloy, Kobayashi, Perkins, D. Smith, Casey, Felizatto, Ellins, B. Smith, Pfefferkorn, Burich, Mackintosh
Subs: Moye, Pinchin, Goulding, Ryan, Roddan
Palm Beach got the job done early scoring three quick goals and eventually defeated Burleigh 4-1 at home. Three points on offer for both teams was crucial if both are serious of achieving their goals set in 2021, with the Sharks climbing to just outside the top 4 at the conclusion of the round.
Musgrave 1 (Mehic) def. by Southport 4 (Annor x2, Greenwood, Panes)
Reserves: Musgrave 3 (Ashur x2, Bell) def. Southport 2 (Kenney, Smith)
Musgrave: Piovesan, Shanks, Pascoe, Smith, Saele, Pluples, Kelly, Mehic, Sonter, Adam, Vasquez
Subs: Barnes, Joseph, Hinchcliffe, Fleming
Southport: Semple, Roiter, Hughes, Greenwood, Hills, Panes, Annor, Saunders, Wales, Yuill, Ridden
Subs: Roomussaar, Woodward, Clark, Middleton, Discombe
Southport ran out 4-1 victors in the local derby against Musgrave to put themselves in contention for a President’s Cup spot. The Warriors settled the quickest after the opening exchanges and scored four unanswered goals before the Mustangs added a consolation goal late in the second half.
Robina 0 def. by Nerang 5 (Powell x2, King x2, Robinson)
Reserves: Robina 1 (Brewer) def. by Nerang 7 (Marintero, Grierson, Bishop, Ohori, Dooley, Kerwick, OG)
Robina: Barois, Fisher, L. Calley, Barwick, Fortunato, Seland, Kelsey, M. Calley, Pan, Sejdic, Connolly
Subs: Goewie, Shin, Mather, Ujdur, Burnette
Nerang: Rivers, Towse, Bell, Steene, Robbemond, Powell, Robinson, Adams, Roussakis, King, Chiezzi
Subs: Grant, Campbell, Dixon, Oliveira, Reid
Nerang started brilliantly against Robina running out eventual 5-0 victors on Sunday afternoon. The visitors raced out to a 4-0 lead in the first 25 minutes before running in cruise control for the remainder of the match, only scoring one goal in the opening exchanges of the second half against a Robina side who battled for the duration of the 90 minutes.
Musgrave 1 (Deriard) def. by Tallebudgera 7 (Stobbart, Macpherson, Stewart, M. Keevers, M. Hilton, Nuspan, OG)
Reserves: Musgrave 0 def. by Tallebudgera 7 (Sonter x3, Brock x2, Mcintosh, Skorupski)
Musgrave: Parrella, Knapp, Jansen, Bland, Keereman, Pham-Sultan, Zaphiris, Willett, Gilbert, Deriard, Adams
Subs: De Lima, Alhajali, West, Godfrey, Balaban
Tallebudgera: Smith, Reynolds, Wade, Valentine, Stobbart, Macpherson, L. Hilton, Russell, Stewart, M. Keevers, Frankham
Subs: Nuspan, M. Hilton, B. Keevers, Kerwick
Tallebudgera continued their pressure at the top of the Coast League defeating Musgrave 7-0 away from home over the weekend. With six different goal scorers and an own goal scored, the Tigers will feel confident of keeping up their pursuit of the title in weeks to come.
Ormeau 5 (Cooper, Calderon, Bramwell, Peralta, Fisher) def. Runaway Bay 0
Reserves: Ormeau 3 (Scullino x2, Mcarthur) def. Runaway Bay 1 (Reinhard)
Ormeau: Cole, Harris, Niesler, Barnes, Hewitt, Whitehouse, Birch, Cooper, Calderon, Schofield
Subs: Peralta, James, Fisher, Riordan
Runaway Bay: R. Smerdon, Mehic, King, Pietropaolo, Smith, C. Smerdon, Hagos, Bent, Neumann, Lee, Whitaker
Subs: Phillips, Cooke
Ormeau returned to winning ways after defeating Runaway Bay 5-0 at home to move back into the top four. The All Stars haven’t had the best run of late but ensure they kept their pursuit of a top four spot alive after defeating the struggling Bayhawks.
Tamborine 1 (M. Tomlinson) def. by Palm Beach 5 (Keys x2, Haynes, Rowles, OG)
Reserves: Tamborine 0 def. by Palm Beach 6 (Brown x2, Holmes, Cumming, Keys, Magee)
Tamborine: Collins, Cording, Grealish, Gaythwaite, M. Tomlinson, Guerin, Dwyer, L. Tomlinson, J. Tomlinson, Haddock, Muir
Subs: Harrison, Ryan, Gutsohn
Palm Beach: Deacon, Williamson, Hunter, Freeman, Hughes, Santos, Haynes, Halili, Jacob, Rowles, Cox
Subs: Keys, Rogers-Debreceny, Holmes, Hogan
Palm Beach made it two wins from two defeating Tamborine 5-1 up the mountain over the weekend. The young Sharks are starting to find their feet in the senior ranks and will be hoping to continue their form as the weeks go on in the Coast League.
Tweed United 5 (Kolovos x3, Thelwall, Pirlo) def. Legends 1 (Bender)
Reserves: Tweed 1 (OG) drew with Legends 1 (King)
Tweed: Fowler, Cassidy, Criddle, Mcgrory, Mclean, Thelwall, J. Riddel, A. Riddel, Kolovos, Pirlo, O’Brien
Subs: Aspery, Lockley, Sorge, Cusbert
Legends: Suarez, Karlos, Long, Occhipinti, Dias, Salerno, Peregrino, Charleson, Bender, Watkins, Krupski
Subs: Ibanez, Negrao, Kurk, Rodriguez
Tweed inflicted the first loss of the 2021 season on Legends, defeating the league leaders 5-1 at Arkinstall Park. The Marlins win has now thrown the race for the title wide open, with the top three all in contention for a league run for the second half of the season.
Pacific Pines 3 (Southwood x2, Diamond) def. Nerang 2 (Ibrahim, Fallembu)
Reserves: Pacific Pines 1 (Wild) def. by Nerang 3 (Jeffrey x2, Agic)
Pacific Pines: Devoy, Jones, Clark, Hamitlon, Watkins, Southwood, Szarek, Rayner, Diamond, Muzazaila, Townsin
Subs: Brown, Osborne, Mills, Harris
Nerang: Jovicic, Wolfenden, Agic, Ibrahim, Green, Fallembu, Ojulu, Jeffrey, Bryant, Kerar, Francis
Subs: Mckenna, Agic, Mcvery, Singh
Pacific Pines earned a big 3-2 win over in form Nerang on Saturday evening to tighten up the middle of the table in the Coast League. Having a tough run of late, Pines pick up a valuable three points against a Nerang team who began to surge into the top four recently.