The Redcliffe Dolphins became the first team into the BRL A Grade In Safe Hands grand final this weekend after securing a close in over West Brisbane Panthers in their major semi-final.
Aided by two tries from Intrust Super Cup experienced fullback Tony Tumusa; the Phins scored five tries to four to lock in the win and their third straight grand final appearance.
The Panthers will next meet the Seagulls who proved too strong for the Tigers 31-20.
Halfback Mitch Moore scored two tries in the win with veteran John Te Reo scoring 15 individual points with a try, five goals and a field goal.
Keep an eye on QRL.com.au this week for a full weekend wrap and a preview of next weekend’s preliminary final.
September 1, 2018 – finals results
Minor Semi Final: Seagulls 31 (Mitchell Moore 2, John Te Reo, Junior Pita, Kalolo Saitaua tries; John Te Reo 5 goals, John Te Reo field goal) defeated Tigers 20 (Harry Pondekas, Jayden Carroll, Anton Iaria, Michael Egan tries; Brandon Downey 2 goals)
Major Semi Final: Dolphins 26 (Tony Tumusa 2, Will Partridge, Tristan Hope, Scott Schulte tries; Will Partridge 3 goals) defeated West Brisbane Panthers 22 (James Olds, Kyle Van Klaveren, Zach Strasser, Billy Rogers tries; Kyle Van Klaveren 3 goals)
Next game – preliminary final – Saturday, September 8, 2018
PANTHERS v SEAGULLS at WJ Scott Park at 3pm on Saturday, September 8.