Another big weekend of action across the Gold Coast saw plenty of goals and big results. Here is the full review of the weekend that was!
Surfers 7 (Rodriguez x2, Sumner x2, Watson, Saric, Wernerson) def. Runaway Bay 1 (Leighton)
Reserves: Surfers 0 drew with Runaway Bay 0
Surfers: Goodwin, Scott, Barwick, Saric, Watson, Dragicevic, Rodriguez, Sumner, Allison, Saunders, Wernerson
Subs: Minogue, Gomez, Jusifi, Bright
Runaway Bay: Went, Cardoso, Robinson, Day, Evans, Wegener, Rosa, Leighton, Correia, Barbosa, McNeill-Shaw
Subs: Lowman, Mancell, Bryant, Dimon, Hardy
Surfers Paradise came out of lockdown with a bang with a comprehensive 7-1 victory over Runaway Bay. The home side scored within the first minute and never looked back against a Bay side that rallied late in the game. The win sees Surfers maintain top spot in the Premier League moving through to the final two rounds.
Nerang 8 (Robinson x2, Davis x2, Powell, Grant, Dixon, Murphy) def. Robina 1 (Barwick)
Reserves: Nerang 10 (Trotter x2, Miner x2, Dooley, B. Kerwick, Toohey-Falck, Ohori, Bishop) def. Robina 1 (O’Connell)
Nerang: Rivers, Bell, Steene, Robbemond, Powell, Robinson, Dixon, Grant, Murphy, Chiezzi, Davis
Subs: Renneberg, Campbell, Miner, Trotter, Warren
Robina: Maddock, Fisher, Calley, Barwick, Chalmers, Franklin, Dutton, Goldsmith, Mulhearn, Rodriguez, Srichandorn
Subs: Mulhearn, Ujdur, Heggie, Brewer, Tartic
Nerang continued their applied pressure at the top end of the Premier League table with a 8-1 victory over Robina City on Saturday afternoon. The home side ensured that they keep up the pace with Apollo at the top of the table with the squad depth on full show after some personnel departures.
Burleigh 1 (Osman) def. by Palm Beach 2 (Hibbs, Miyamori)
Reserves: Burleigh 1 (Prince) def. by Palm Beach 4 (Anderson, Lawrence, Ellison, Schaffer)
Burleigh: Roddan, Kobayashi, Campbell, Casey, Hunt, Heritage, Ellins, Smith, Burich, Rees, Mackintosh
Subs: Moye, Birch, Deans, Osman
Palm Beach: Boyd, Finnigan, Zoomers, Hibbs, Mussell, Liebke, Squires, Skinner, Eller, Miyamori, Mckenzie
Subs: Anderson, Schaffer, Torrealba, Anderson, Gardner
Palm Beach rallied home late with two quick fire goals to take all three points in their clash against Burleigh Heads. The visitors struggled to put large amounts of pressure on the Bulldogs goal for the first 80 minutes before running away with the game towards the latter stages.
Southport 6 (Annor x3, Saunders x2, Woodward) def. Musgrave 3 (Mehic x2, Sonter)
Reserves: Southport 2 (Lamb, Price) def. Musgrave 1 (Timms)
Southport: Semple, Roiter, Hughes, Hills, Panes, Annor, Saunders, Cuba, Yuill, Ridden, Discombe
Subs: Parramon, Woodward, Clark, Greenwood, Wales
Musgrave: Brannigan, McDowell, Shanks, Pascoe, Smith, Saele, Pluples, Kelly, Mehic, Sonter, Tomasoni
Subs: Lockhart, Adam, Vasquez, Fleming
Southport wrapped up finals football for the first time since 2012 with an entertaining 6-3 win over Musgrave on Sunday afternoon. Both sides exchanged blows in the first 60 minutes before the Warriors ran away with the game in the last half hour courtesy of some errors and good play across the board.
Legends 2 (Occhipinti, Dias) def. Musgrave 1 (Keereman)
Reserves: Legends 3 (Bicevic, Barley, Pask) def. Musgrave 2 (Regtien, Abdullah)
Legends: Barley, Suarez, Hegrao, Oliveira, Occhipinti, Dias, Salerno, Kurk, Simoes, Charleson, Lima
Subs: Bicevic, Siddle, Scarpato, Sanchez, Dimovski
Musgrave: Parrella, Jenks, Core, Colrain, Knapp, Gilbert, Penha, Alhajali, Mcshane, Deriard, Keereman
Subs: Adams, Willett, Gebremedhin, Nott
Legends continued their push for a top two finish with a 2-1 victory over local neighbours Musgrave FC on Friday night. The home side have found some form late in the second round after a rough patch to put themselves well and truly in a finals spot for 2021.
Nerang 4 (Ojulu, Fallembu, Xavier, Kinghorn) drew with Tallebudgera 4 (M. Hilton x3, Frankham)
Reserves: Nerang 0 def. by Tallebudgera 1 (Van Belois)
Nerang: Jovicic, Francis, Agic, Wolfenden, Ibrahim, Green, Ojulu, Fallembu, Xavier, Kinghorn, Mcgreevy
Subs: Kerar, Bryant, Pritchard
Tallebudgera: Smith, Reynolds, Wade, Macpherson, L. Hilton, M. Hilton, Stewart, Keevers, Frankham, Kerwick
Subs: Tomic, Stear, Stobbart, Keevers
Tallebudgera Tigers clawed their way back in their game against Nerang to come away with a 4-4 draw after trailing 4-1 in the match. The league champions rallied late and applied a lot of pressure in the end but could not get the win with the Eagles gaining a huge point in the run in to finals football.
Ormeau 1 (Whitehouse) def. by Mudgeeraba 2 (Brewer, Jones)
Reserves: Ormeau 0 def. by Mudgeeraba 2 (Dickson, Lincoln)
Ormeau: Cole, Calderon, Niesler, Hewitt, Whitehouse, Birch, James, Schofield, Fisher, Mcarthur, Neto
Subs: Driessens, Samuels, Junior
Mudgeeraba: Goodall, Rice, Tassone, Buxton, Lee, Tassone, Brewer, Smith, Jones, Wedelstedt, Fitzgerald
Subs: Klassen-Ladd, Dickson, Lincoln, Bright
Mudgeeraba edged closer to finals football in Coast League after a 2-1 victory away from home against Ormeau. The Wallabies desperately needed the maximum points to continue their push up the table heading into the final few rounds of the Coast League season.