A perfect start to the season sees Moreton Bay United in outright top spot following Round 3 of PlayStation® 4 NPL Queensland.
Brisbane City FC 1 (Mat BIGGINS 12')
Brisbane Roar FC Youth 1 (Nicholas D'AGOSTINO 43')
A ten man Brisbane City secured their first point of the campaign after holding Brisbane Roar Youth to a 1-1 draw at Corporate Travel Management Stadium on Friday night.
Mat Biggins opened the scoring for City inside the opening quarter hour before Young Roar’s Nicholas D’Agostino levelled terms prior to the interval.
Speaking after the match, City coach Glen Volker said his side continues to progress in the early part of the campaign.
“I’m absolutely thrilled with the way my lads have turned around their attitude and intensity and their desire to work their backsides off for what they can get out of the game,” Volker said.
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Brisbane Strikers FC 3 (Trent CLULOW 26’, Scott COULSON 89’, Fraser HILLS 90+3’)
Western Pride FC 2 (Harrison SAWYER 5’, Cameron KLEINHANS 48’)
Brisbane Strikers scored twice in the dying minutes to edge out Western Pride 3-2 at Perry Park on Saturday night.
Pride’s Harrison Sawyer and Strikers’ Trent Clulow both struck early goals, before Cameron Kleinhans strike early in the second half again edged Pride ahead.
However, dramatic late goals from Scot Coulson and debutant Fraser Hills ultimately saw Strikers claim all three points in front of their home crowd for the first time this season.
Speaking post-match, Pride coach Karl Dodd said, “It’s another learning experience for a young team and basically you just can’t take your foot off the peddle.”
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Moreton Bay United FC 7 (Jordan FARINA 5’ 70’, Daniel Clark 34’ 41’, Ryota NAKAOOKA 50’, Charles MENDY 60’ 62’)
Sunshine Coast FC 0
Moreton Bay United rocketed to the top of the table on Saturday night, dismantling a ten man Sunshine Coast FC 7-0 at Wolter Park.
Charles Mendy, Jordan Farina and Daniel Clark scored two goals apiece for Jets, with Ryota Nakaooka also chiming in to round out the impressive haul.
Jets coach Adam Piddick was delighted with the performance but remained somewhat surprised at the magnitude of the final margin.
“Obviously 7-0, no one expected that including myself, but the boys worked their socks off and got their just rewards,” Piddick said.
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Palm Beach SC 2 (Josh RIIS 15’ Justyn MCKAY 50’(pen))
Northern Fury FC 1 (Caleb HOBSON 75’)
Palm Beach SC kick-started their title defence with a hard-earned 2-1 win over Northern Fury at Mallawa Complex on Sunday.
Josh Riis opened the scoring on the quarter hour for the hosts before captain Justyn McKay doubled the advantage shortly after the restart from the penalty spot.
Fury pulled one back late through Caleb Hobson but Sharks held on to retain their unbeaten start following last week’s draw with Olympic FC.
Speaking post-match, Sharks coach Grae Piddick said,“We made it a bit difficult for ourselves at the end conceding a goal that we shouldn’t have and not taking our chances before that.”
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Olympic FC 1 (Michael LEE 13’)
Redlands United FC 1 (Mitchell BIRD 61’)
Olympic FC and Redlands United remain winless for the season despite fighting out a 1-1 draw at Goodwin Park on Sunday evening.
Goals in either half to Olympic’s Michael Lee and Red Devils’ Mitchell Bird ensured the points were shared between two sides as they both recorded a second point of the campaign.
Speaking after the match, Olympic captain Danny Byrne felt his side could have killed off the match earlier.
“With numerous chances we should have at least got another one,” Byrne said.
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FNQ FC Heat v SWQ Thunder FC
Saturday night’s fixture between FNQ Heat and SWQ Thunder was postponed due to Cyclone Nathan in Queensland’s tropical north.The match has been rescheduled for 7.30pm on Saturday, 11 April with the venue to be advised.