The teams for round 2 of the Struddys Sports BRL Pre Season Competition have been named by South East Queensland Division. 

Normanby Hounds v Valleys Diehards at Purtell Park, Friday 13/03/2015 8:00pm

Normanby Hounds:  1. Joseph Henderson 2. Josh Loff 3.Luke Hilton 4. Joe Seeto 5. Callum Enoch-Balow 6. Matthew Currie 7. Oliver Olds 8. Rez Phillips 9. Jack Walters 10. Benjamin Faulkner 11. Shane Duck 12. Brendan Wall 13. Hansell Semanu
Interchange 14. Harry Aitkin 15. Ryan Dornan 16. Alex Barnes 17. Kepo Samuel

Coach: Wayne Treleaven

Valleys Diehards: 1. Jordan Ive. 2. Shane Picker 3. Joe Bailey 4. Windsor Bowie 5. Zach Blair 6. Aiona Nona 7. Sean Yorston 8. Jake O'Doherty 9. Michael Bishay 10. Jordan Smith 11. Rhett Webster 12. Cody Herrington 13. Jake Cannon Interchange 14. Ben Holazpfel 15. Matthew Butler 16. Morris Hodges 17. Tuhulu Isileli-Foou

Coach: Pat O'Doherty

Carina v Logan Brothers at Leo Williams Oval, Saturday 14/03/2015 5:00pm

Carina:  1. Kevin Stephensen 2. Torren Powell 3. Maui Poe 4. Brandan Purcell 5. Dave Watts 6. Jon Stewart 7. Isaac Kaufmann 8. Tom O'Keefe 9. Benn Malley 10. Sunia Hala 11. Chris Cook 12. Dave Samson 13. Steve Tyrrell
Interchange 14. McKenzie Reid 15. Tom Dempsey 16. Corey McEwan 17. John Otten

Coach: Peter Edwards

Logan Brothers: 1.Ono SoÓialo2.Ihaka Watene 3.Tim Brooks 4.Daniel Tamou 5.Natal Tuia 6.Wayne Kennedy 7.Shaun Higgins 8.Sinamu Crichton 9.Joshua Te Amo 10.Sean McBride 11.John Maireroa 12.Niu Mauigoa 13.Trevor Exton
Interchange 14.Terry Kepu 15.Steve Liki 16.Ajay Tuimavave 17.Les Amumua

Coach: Jason Gainey

West Brisbane Panthers v Redcliffe Dolphins at Bishop Park, Sunday 15/03/2015 11:00am

West Brisbane Panthers: 1. Sean Loxley 2. Rogan Dean 3. Gideon Mzembe 4. Kyran Tanuvasa 5.Jardii Nean 6. Robert Lane 7. Michael Rasmussen 8. Patrick McPherson 9. Luke Brookes 10. Matt Mizzi 11. Tim Tanielu 12. Jazz Nahu-main 13. James Sharkie
Interchange 14. James Leavai 15. John Tasi 16.Andrew Gormley 17.Shaun Tupou

Coach: Wayne Weekes

Redcliffe Dolphins: 1. Jordan Mitchell 2. Glen Ellis 3. Brett Coutts 4. Kyle Van Klaveren 5. Dujean Liolevave 6. Alex Bishop 7. John Brady 8. Mitchell McMahon 9. Logan Harris 10. Brenden Cousins 11. Daniel Culgan 12. Adam Lawton 13. Tom Geraghty
Interchange 14. Ashley Harawira-Naera 15. Dylan Hawea 16. Daniel Graham 17. Jared Cherry

Coach: Daniel Green

Jets v Gaters at North Ipswich Reserve, Sunday 15/03/2015 11:45am

Jets: 1. Isimeeli Hafoka 2. Fine Fainga 3. Tuú Maori 4. Ben White 5. Josh Sowah 6. Haydan Lipp 7. Chris Ash 8. Sam Capewell 9. Peter Whittaker 10. Tom Williams 11. Matthew Brown 20. Gerico Cecil 13. Kali Naugue
Interchange 14. Alex McAlaine 15. Jackson Tynan 16. Mitchell Tuite 21. Felise Laufalealo

Coach: Mark Bishop

Gaters: 1. Byron Whittaker 2. Marlon Doak 3. Aaron Corbyn 4. Kieran Turner 5.Shaun Rees 6. Fred Tuua 7. Matt Lennon 8. Manu Pipitolu 9. Clinton Mathews 10. Nick Vaalepu 11. Nathan turner 12. Stephen Tunnicliffe 13. Brendan Tailford
Interchange 14. Daniel Harms 15. Derek Wolfenden 16. Jeremy McKay 17. Adam Marr

Coach: Craig Rodgers

Wynnum Manly Redland City v Easts Tigers at BMD Kougari Oval, Sunday 15/03/2015 12:00pm

Wynnum Manly Redland City: 1. Mitchell Lollback 2. Mitchell Krause 3. Zach Koitka 4.Jeriah Goodrich 5. Hayden Crowley 6. Christopher Green 7. Matthew Smith 8. Olsi Krasniqi 9.Mitchell Moore 10.Joshua Hoffman 11. Dylan Eggins 12.Nathan Crowley 13. Semisi Ahoafi
Interchange 14. Lachlan Bristow 15. Liufau Hala 16. Brad Mana 17. Mitchell McMillan

Coach: Ron Troutman

Easts Tigers: 1. Maeli Seve 2. Brandon Downey 3. Michael Kai 4. Whetu Austin 5. Leon Elliah-Niukore 6.Billy Walters 7. Brentt Warr 8. Kurt Hatfield 9. Tui Samoa 10. Ash Little 11.Keresoma Sione 12.Dwayne Craft 13. Sam Bielefeld
Interchange 14. Jarred Nolan 15.Tom Price 16. Joshua Everett 17. Kevin Bell

Coach Jason Di Lizio

Round 2 preview - by Ethan James

Normanby Hounds v Valleys Diehards at Purtell Park, Friday 8pm

How good is it to have Valleys back? The Diehards’ supporters were out in full voice on home turf at Emerson Park last weekend and another contingent is expected to travel to Purtell Park. The blue and whites took a while to get going against West Panthers, but finished well in a strong team performance that featured seven individual try scorers.

They’ll have to keep a close eye on Normanby’s Ollie Olds and Rez Phillips in this match. The speedy half and workaholic prop are the two lynchpins for the Hounds, who currently sit last on the Struddy’s Sports pre-season ladder. Olds is obviously in the mind of Souths Logan Magpies coach Josh Hannay, having been named on an extended bench in the Intrust Super Cup.

Carina v Logan Brothers at Leo Williams Oval, Saturday 5pm

Brothers will be without star outside back Dallas Anderson in round two, with the centre called up to the ISC for Souths Logan after an eye catching performance last weekend. Anderson, who passed his 50 game ISC milestone in 2014, crossed for four tries in Brothers big win over Normanby. There could be some late changes to the Logan side –prop Sinamu Crichton has been also named on an extended Magpies bench.

Carina were outplayed by Easts Tigers in round one but fought back in a tough second half that finished two tries a piece. Former Easts veterans Kev Stephensen and Isaac Kaufmann will again lead the way in a team that includes Colts premiership winners Jon Stewart, Chris Cook and Steve Tyrrell.

West Brisbane Panthers v Redcliffe Dolphins at Bishop Park, Sunday 11pm

West Brisbane coach Wayne Weekes will need to address the inconsistency that saw them come unstuck against Valleys in their opening match. The Panthers raced to a 16-nil lead before going down 40-28. Former Wynnum Manly Seagulls’ Sean Loxley is at the back for the Panthers.

Meanwhile, Redcliffe Dolphins were one of three sides to get maximum points in round one. Five-eighth Alex Bishop landed a personal haul of 20 points in the Dolphins 40-12 victory over Gaters and again teams up with John Brady in the halves. With Redcliffe’s ISC side losing to Tweed Heads in round one, there’ll be plenty looking to push their case for higher honours.

Ipswich Jets v Gaters at North Ipswich Reserve, Sunday 11.45am

The Jets and Gaters will be desperate to kick-start their pre-season campaign with a win when they meet at North Ipswich Reserve on Saturday. Despite finishing on the wrong end of the scoreboard, the Jets nearly pulled off an incredible try in the final minute against Wynnum Manly Redland City in round one. They look to be playing with the same flair of the club’s Intrust Super Cup outfit.

Defensive drills would have been in order throughout the week, with both teams conceding than 40 or more points in the opening week. Gaters’ centre Tu’u Maori looms as a game-breaker. The 26-year-old Papua New Guinea representative has previously played with Newtown Jets and Sydney’s National Youth Competition side.  

Wynnum Manly Redland City v Easts Tigers at BMD Kougari Oval, Sunday 12noon

Strap yourself in for a blockbuster day at BMD Kougari Oval. This match is the curtain raiser to the Intrust Super Cup clash in a huge afternoon of footy. Both teams are jam-packed with attacking talent and coming off opening round wins. 

For WM Redland City, former Grafton Ghosts points scoring machine Mitchell Lollback is one to watch at fullback, while astute halfback Matt Smith continues to trek the comeback trail after a year off. Ex-Tigers prop Liufau Hala and hooker Mitchell Moore come up against their old club.

Easts look to be without Jack Joass (concussion) but have named the elusive Maeli Seve at the back – he should relish the extra space in attack. Young Whetu Austin, who spent time playing for Emerald, returns to the Tigers and gets a crack in the centres.

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You can view the results from round 1 here: Struddys BRL pre-season round 1 results