Bulls carrying Ipswich hopes
THE Ipswich City Bulls are the only team in the region still capable of holding aloft the QT Cup.
The Bulls thrashed the Ipswich Knights 5-0 on Wednesday night and face Oxley today to decide the tournament winner.
Oxley thrashed the Spirit on Tuesday 5-1 to set up the winner-takes-all clash at 5pm at Sutton Park.
QT Cup tournament fundraiser
THE QT Cup will now be a fund-raising vehicle for victims of last month’s devastating flood.
The competition has also been forced to make several draw changes with the Ipswich Knights’ Bundamba ground, Eric Evans Reserve, no longer available.
Sign on with United
REDLANDS United Football Club at Cleveland started its junior sign-on process last weekend for what promises to be an extremely exciting 2011 season.
The sign-on process continues for new and returning players on Saturday and Sunday, February 5 and 6, from 10am to 2pm.
In 2011, the club is continuing its participation in Football Queensland’s Rebel Sport Junior Premier League representative program.
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Devils face up to Rovers
THIS weekend sees the Redlands Red Devils travel to Rochedale to take on the Brisbane Premier League 2010 Premiers, Rochedale Rovers.
After finding form last week against the Gold Coast’s 2010 champions, Broadbeach, the Red Devils will be looking to show consistency against the Brisbane Premiers.
The games will be played at Underwood Park, Rochedale, at 7pm Saturday, February 5, with the Reserves playing at 4.45pm and the Premier Youth at 2.45pm.
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Tough test for Dogs
THE Bulldogs can expect a tough workout tomorrow when leading Gold Coast Premier League side Broadbeach United pays a visit.
The defence will have its hands full with Nori Uchimura, who scored the first goal in the 2010 grand final win which was topped off when Luke Glanz put away the closer against high-flying Coomera.
This was the Dolphins’ second grand final win in four years.
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Rovers cruise into Silver Boot semi-final
ROCHEDALE advanced to the semi-finals of the 2011 Brisbane Roar Silver Boot after crushing Easts 5-1 in their final group stage match on Wednesday night.
Prolific scorer Rhys Hastings, 25, continued his sterling form at the pre-season tournament netting four goals, including a ripper strike in the first half to help the Rovers to a 2-1 lead at the break.
Business as usual: club bounces back
YERONGA: Olympic Football Club is charging on with “business as usual’’ despite years of hard work and fundraising being destroyed by the floods.
Olympic’s prized new clubhouse was completed a couple of years ago courtesy of $2 million of its money and a $750,000 grant.
Virginia United sign-on boosted by Roar
VIRGINIA: The appearance of Brisbane Roar defender Milan Susak at Virginia United’s sign-on on the weekend was just the start of another exciting season at the growing northside club, according to president Richard Britton.
The club will be continuing with last year’s successful Football Coaching International-linked player development program at its recently-upgraded facilities as well as the Squirts program and regular clinics.
“These guys are highly-qualified and they’re experienced coaching all around the world,’’ Britton said.
“The Squirts program has also proved very successful and we’ve always got good numbers to that.