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Round 12 preview: Love-Henry hits 50 with Wynnum Manly

Round 12 is set to deliver a number of thrilling showdowns, as players celebrate milestones, teams look to move up the ladder, and a number of clubs fight for the chance to turn their seasons around.

Here is your Round 12 'stats pack' with all the numbers you need to know for this weekend's games, courtesy of Brad Tallon.

Hostplus Cup Round 12

Redcliffe Dolphins v Central Queensland Capras

Head-to-head: Redcliffe Dolphins 38, Central Queensland 7, drawn 2
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #PHINSvCAPRAS

  • Both teams come into this Round 12 match following solid wins and are set to launch this weekend's round with a good game of rugby league
  • The Dolphins have found form in recent weeks and have won their past four games
  • The Capras will be buoyed by their win last weekend against Townsville Blackhawks - their first ever against the club and they will be looking to break another hoodoo this weekend. The Dolphins have won the past 12 games  played between these two sides, with the Capras team last recording a win against the Dolphins at Roma in 2013. It has been even longer since they have claimed a win over the Dolphins at Redcliffe - that last happened in 2009
  • However, it has been a close-run thing in recent times and the Dolphins' two wins over the Capras last year were by six points or less

Tweed Seagulls v Mackay Cutters

Head-to-head: Tweed Seagulls 14, Mackay Cutters 6, drawn 4
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #TWEEDvCUTTERS

  • Tweed have won their last three games, notching up victories against Northern Pride, PNG Hunters and Ipswich Jets
  • Tweed have won four of their last five games against this week's opponent, Mackay. However, Mackay won the last meeting between these two sides, winning at Piggabeen in 2019
  • Rake Brent Woolf notched up a milestone against the Jets last week, playing his 50th Cup game. As well as Tweed, Woolf has also played Cup with Wynnum Manly and Townsville
  • Lindon McGrady kicked six conversions against Ipswich last week to take his total points scored with Tweed to 516. This makes him the second highest Cup point scorer for Tweed, overtaking Nat Barnes (514). He still has a fair way to go to take top spot however, with Brad Davis scoring 1066 points in his Tweed career
Brent Woolf - pictured against Burleigh Bears - played his 50th Cup game last weekend against Ipswich Jets. Photo: Dylan Parker Photography
Brent Woolf - pictured against Burleigh Bears - played his 50th Cup game last weekend against Ipswich Jets. Photo: Dylan Parker Photography

Wynnum Manly Seagulls v Sunshine Coast Falcons 

Head-to-head: Wynnum Manly 13, Sunshine Coast 10
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #WYNvFALCONS

  • Sunshine Coast have travelled to Hervey Bay twice in the past and have one win and one loss for their efforts. Ipswich defeated Sunshine Coast 20-6 in 2016 and then Sunshine Coast defeated Northern Pride 15-14 in 2018
  • Wynnum Manly have won the last two games between these two sides, with the victories coming after Sunshine Coast went on a long run, winning the previous eight match ups
  • Wynnum Manly are trying to avoid their 250th Cup loss in their 574th game. They have 306 wins and 18 draws
  • Sunshine Coast will be without forward Ryan Turner for this weekend's game after he accepted an early guilty plea for dangerous contact. Turner will also sit out Round 13 following a two-match ban
  • Wynnum Manly forward Matiu Love-Henry (main image) will notch up his 50th Cup game for Wynnum Manly this weekend, and his 90th Cup appearance overall. Love-Henry has also previously played with Norths Devils

Townsville Blackhawks v Brisbane Tigers

Head-to-head: Blackhawks 6, Tigers 3, drawn 1
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #TSVBvTIGES

  • Each side are on the hunt for a much-needed win after both losing their past two games
  • The Blackhawks certainly have history on their side, having won the last four games against the Tigers. Being at home also works to the Blackhawks' advantage, with the Blackhawks having won five of the six games played between these two sides at Jack Manski Oval
  • Being on the road has not been kind to the Tigers this season, with them losing four of their last five away games. And, despite a promising start to the season, the Tigers have lost four of their last five games overall. In the five matches prior, they had four wins and a draw to their name
  • Darius Farmer will not play for the Tigers in this match after accepting an early guilty plea for a careless high tackle
  • Kalifa Faifai Loa plays his 76th game for the Blackhawks, passing Michael Parker-Walshe to sit in third for the most games played for the Blackhawks. He sits behind Kyle Laybutt and Corey Jensen

Souths Logan Magpies v Ipswich Jets

Head-to-head: Ipswich Jets 26, Souths Logan 20,drawn 1
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #MAGPIESvJETS

  • Souths Logan and Ipswich will both be very keen to get the two points this week. Souths Logan have lost their last four games while Ipswich are yet to register a win this season, having lost their past 10 games
  • Souths Logan have the upper hand over Ipswich based on recent form, having won three of the past four meetings between these two sides
  • In a further boost for Souths Logan, they have a win and a draw in their previous two games at Marsden while Ipswich have lost their last six away games
  • Ipswich have plenty of motivation to win this weekend, trying to avoid their 300th Cup loss in their 565th game. They have 247 wins and 18 draws under their belt
  • Souths Logan will be without forward Justin Fai for the match after he took an early guilty plea for a shoulder charge

Burleigh Bears v Norths Devils

Head-to-head: Burleigh Bears 26, Norths Devils 23
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #BEARSvDEVILS

  • Sunday's meeting between Burleigh and Norths will be the 50th Cup clash between the two sides
  • Burleigh are in a red-hot run of form, sitting at the top of the ladder. They have won their last seven games, taking out last weekend's top-of-the-table clash against Sunshine Coast 32-22
  • Burleigh have won their last three - and 14 of their last 15 - games at Pizzey Park
  • Despite Burleigh's strong form at home, Norths know how to overcome a home ground advantage, having won their last five - and 14 of their last 15 -  away games
  • This weekend the Burleigh will wear specially designed Indigenous jerseys for the first time, with the design specifically referencing the club and the area. The club will wear the jerseys again for the Hostplus Cup competition's upcoming Indigenous Round, with the jerseys going up for auction to help support local charity Boots For One and All Community. For more information, visit the club's social media pages
The Burleigh Bears will wear their special Indigenous jerseys this weekend and again during the upcoming Hostplus Cup Indigenous Round. Photo: Duke Digital
The Burleigh Bears will wear their special Indigenous jerseys this weekend and again during the upcoming Hostplus Cup Indigenous Round. Photo: Duke Digital

Northern Pride v PNG Hunters

Head-to-head: Northern Pride 7, PNG Hunters 5
Hashtags: #HostplusCup #PRIDEvPNG
Broadcast:, 9Now, Kayo Freebies and Hostplus Cup Facebook 

  • Home side Pride suffered a close loss last weekend, pushing Norths Devils all the way, while the Hunters recorded an equally close win over Souths Logan Magpies last weekend
  • Pride have won the past two - and four of the past five - games played between these two sides at Barlow Park
  • Pride have lost six and drawn one of their past eight games at Barlow Park
  • The Hunters have lost three of their past four away games
  • PNG Kumuls line-up has been announced, with six Hunters rewarded for their efforts in the Hostplus Cup this year. The players are Terry Wapi, Wartovo Puara, Sherwin Tanabi, Dilbert Isaac and Sylvester Namo

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