Sport

Seagulls must nail battling Bears

Shaun Carney has been in tremendous form in attack and defence since coming into Tweed Heads Seagulls ranks.
Shaun Carney has been in tremendous form in attack and defence since coming into Tweed Heads Seagulls ranks. Scott Powick

TWEED Heads Seagulls get the opportunity to cement a place in the Queensland Rugby League Intrust Cup semi-finals when they head up to Pizzey Park tomorrow to face struggling Burleigh Bears.

Heading into round 18 of the 22-round home-and-away series, the Seagulls, with 23 competition points, are hanging on to third place on the ladder behind tearaway top two, Wynnum-Manly (30) and Redcliffe Dolphins (28).

But breathing down their necks are Easts Tigers and Ipswich Jets who are locked on 22 points.

Norths Devils on 19 points are still some sort of chance of chasing down those just in front of them but their playoff prospects will nose-dive if beaten by Easts Tigers at Bishop Park tomorrow afternoon.

Ipswich Jets should keep their semi-final hopes alive as they should get the bikkies against lowly Souths Logan Magpies at home this afternoon.

Tweed Seagulls will also be strongly favoured to maintain their slight advantage over the chasers, because the Bears have lost three games on the trot.

However the line-ups in the Intrust Cup can vary greatly each week and on paper, the Bears have the necessary personnel to give the Seagulls a run for their money.

Tomorrow, the Queensland Channel 9 cameras will be at Dolphin Oval for the top-of-the-table blockbuster match between Redcliffe and the Wynnum Manly Seagulls.

This will be the last televised match for three weeks with the Intrust Super Cup coverage to go on hiatus due to Channel Nine Network's extensive broadcast of the London Olympic Games.

The coverage will be suspended for round 19 (split round played over two weeks) and round 20 between July 29 and August 12.

The popular coverage will return for the final two rounds of the competition with Ipswich Jets hosting the Redcliffe Dolphins on Sunday, August 19.

The round 22 game on August 26 will feature the Norths Devils hosting the Jets at Bishop Park.

Topics:  burleigh bears intrust cup qrl rugby league tweed heads seagulls



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