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Allan hat-trick sees Magpies outgun Cutters


Try scoring was the order of the day as the Souths Logan Magpies outgunned the Mackay Cutters in a high-energy 42-30 win.

Young fullback Corey Allan stole the show early, producing a remarkable hat-trick after just 17 minutes.

Astonishingly though – they were not the opening tries of the match – with the visiting Cutters crossing two before that to race to an early lead.

The first came from fullback Lachlan Coote (who was a late omission from the NQ Cowboys) in just the second minute of play, while Mackay’s regular fullback this year Yamba Bowie was over just four minutes later.

Game Times // Round 11

Round 11 of the Intrust Super Cup see the Souths Logan Magpies back home against the Mackay Cutters. Mackay have won only one of the past nine games between these two sides. Magpies also celebrate 50 cups games for bot Guy Hamilton & Marion Seve. The Colts U20’s take the field before the ISC match kicking off at 1.15pm. #itsmagpieseason 

Intrust Super Cup | Davies Park | Sunday 20th May
Souths Logan Magpies v Mackay Cutters 3pm

Souths Logan Magpies
1. Corey Allan
2. Benaiah Bowie
3. Marion Seve
4. Dan Russell
5. Paul Rokolati
6. Guy Hamilton
7. Sam Scarlett
8. George Fai
9. Travis Waddell
10. Thomas Flegler
11. Simi Fatafehi
12. Daniel Tamou
13. Phil Dennis (c)
14. Jordan Scott
15. Brendon Gibb
16. Sam Lavea
17. David Fifita
18. Uiti Baker
19. Sam Elliott

Coach: Jon Buchanan

Mackay Cutters
1. Yamba Bowie 2. Sheldon Bobbert 3. E Nathan Saumalu 4. Blake Atherton 5. Kurt Wiltshire 6. Mitchell Dunn 7. Nicho Hynes 8. Sam Hoare 9. Jayden Hodges 10. Jordan Grant 11. Darcy Cox 12. Thomas Murphy (c) 13. Nicholas Brown 14. Lona Kaifoto 15. Interchange Kellen Jenner 16. Bennett Leslie 17. Brenden Treston 18. Johnny Faletagoa’i 19. Cooper Bambling

Coach: Steve Sheppard

game times // all grades

SUNDAY 20th may

Hastings Deering Colts U20’s | Davies Park, West End | Sunday 20th May
Souths Logan Magpies v Western Mustangs 1.20pm


Souths Logan Magpies

1. BJ Oates 2. Thane Kellermeyer 3. Tommy Sa’u 4. Kye Oates 5. Henry Pritchard 6. Dray Ngatuere-Wroe 7. Alan White 8. Kobe Tararo 9. Blake Scott 10. Rory Ferguson (c) 11. Broughton Clark 12. Jacob Alick 13. Clayton Mack 14. Sam Tolu 15. Ashton Watson 16. Bruce Ten 17. Amosa Aumua

Western Mustangs

1. Benji Neliman 2. Buddy Stanley 3. Errol Simpson 4. Jacob Leach 5. Christopher Chalmers 6. Dylan Quinn 7. Zac Butler 8. Michael Naseri 9. Bryce Whale 10. Junior Chong-Nee 11. Tuia Eliu 12. James Robinson (c) 13. Blake Cullen 14. Paul Christensen 15. Luke Maiden 16. Leslie Hartvigsen 17. Cody McNiece 18. Wally Pegler 19. Zac Stevens 20. Josh Foster 21. Tevita Cocker

Coach: Eugene Seddon

SEQ Senior Women’s Div 1 | Pizzey Park
Souths Logan Magpies v Burleigh 3:45pm


Match Report // National Final

Just missed it! A game of inches

Game Times

The Souths Logan Magpies Intrust Super Cup & U20’s side both have well deserved Bye’s this weekend. Our BRL A- grade side head to BMD Kougari Oval to take on the Seagulls, our girls head to Kev Mckell Oval to take on the West Brisbane Panthers & our Mal Meninga U18’s are in the National Final against the Penrith Panthers on Saturday at Dolphin Oval!!


Bye Round

Mal Meninga U18’s National Final

The Souths Logan Magpies face a big challenge this weekend as they face off against the Penrith Panthers to see who will be crowned national Under 18 champions.

Head out to Redcliffe Stadium to support the Queensland representatives, or watch the QRL Live Stream via

Mal Meninga U18’s | Dolphin Oval | Saturday 12th May
Souths Logan Magpies v Penrith Panthers 11.20am
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Results // Round 9

Magpies hold on against Tigers

In what was a game of two halves, it was a standout play from young up-and-comer Thomas Flegler that dragged the Magpies back on track to record a hard-fought win against the Tigers.

The Tigers had all the momentum in the second half and had scored three tries to trail the home side 24-22 as a tense final quarter of the game played out.

However, a huge play from Flegler where he started the movement by producing a massive charge through the line before popping an offload – where the ensuing play saw the Magpies get a six-again call. The passes eventually saw the ball find its way back in his hands and he finished off the attacking raid by charging in under the posts to score.

Guy Hamilton’s 74th minute conversion – his fifth from five attempts – sealed the deal for the home side who bounced back well following last weekend’s disappointment at the hands of the Blackhawks.

Things should not have been that close however, given the dominance of the Magpies in the first half.

The experienced Phil Dennis was over in the fourth minute, with Scott Doyle, Marion Seve and Travis Waddell all over in the opening half hour of the game to reach 24 points in the first half.

The home side’s progression was only halted in the eighth minute with Cheyse Blair finding his way over the line in his second game back from injury, adding to his try from last weekend.

In the second half, the Tigers seemed to click into gear, with a number of their big ‘ins’ this week (minus Brodie Croft who was originally named on Tuesday) making their presence felt.

A sturdy contributor to the side all year, Brayden Torpy started the try scoring for the visitors in the 48th minute and was backed up soon after with electrifying efforts from fullback Scott Drinkwater and five-eighth Billy Walters.

However, the Magpies kept their heads and were rewarded when Flegler was able to put the result beyond doubt.

Souths Logan however were left concerned at the end of the game by what appeared to be a serious leg injury to Doyle. He left the field after landing awkwardly in the 76th minute and with no interchanges left, the Magpies to defend gamely to ensure the result. He was on crutches after the game and rugby league fans will be hoping the news is not as bad as first feared for the talented centre.

Next weekend, both the Magpies and the Tigers will have a bye for Round 10.

See the full scoring details and final team line-ups for this game at QRL Live

SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 30 (Phil Dennis, Scott Doyle, Marion Seve, Travis Waddell, Thomas Flegler tries; Guy Hamilton 5 goals) def EASTS TIGERS 22 (Cheyse Blair, Brayden Torpy, Scott Drinkwater, Billy Walters tries; Brayden Torpy 3 goals) at Davies Park.



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Match Report – MM State Final


Heart-stopper in Meninga Cup final

A heart-stopping end to the Mal Meninga Cup final has seen Souths Logan cling on for an 18-16 win over Norths at Bishop Park.

The Magpies came from 16-6 down to overtake the previously undefeated Devils with 23 minutes left on the clock, then hung on for dear life.

The silverware came right down to the final play of the game, not even decided until after the referee’s whistle.

Norths gave away a penalty for a late tackle on what should have been fulltime, leaving Souths Logan to take a penalty tap 40 metres out from their own line.

Star player David Fifita then carted the ball forward but was the victim of a one-on-one strip by Norths opposite Ethan Bullemor, who sprinted free and kicked the ball into open space.

It was then left to Souths Logan’s backs to desperately clean up, retrieving the bouncing ball and carrying it dead to seal the result.

Fullback Fanitesi Niu received the match ball from competition patron Mal Meninga as the player of the game, scoring two tries shortly after halftime to dig the Magpies out of a hole.

His second try was a pearler, starting with an outstretched catch of a wayward pass with his left hand only, then regaining his balance, stepping and weaving between a passage of defenders.

While strike weapon Fifita was well-contained, half Tanah Boyd also came into his own as the game progressed, showing no fear taking the ball to the line and creating space.

It was an arm wrestle fitting of such a grand occasion, displaying the wares of the best under 18 talent from across Queensland.

Norths had a willing forward pack that was led well by Bullemor, Jordan Riki, Nesta Watene and impact sub Tristan Powell.

For Souths Logan, it was unheralded lock Cruise Ten who stole the show, consistently making half-breaks and mopping up in defence in a whole-hearted display.

Norths grabbed the first two tries between impressive centre Jack Paterson and crafty hooker Ethan Le Blanc, before the Magpies notched their opening try through Ten.

A further try to Riki – strolling through four defenders on a big run-up – seemed to have the Devils sitting pretty and on track to end their unbeaten campaign in comfortable fashion.

Yet Souths Logan found a second wind in the stanza after halftime and, with half Boyd running more frequently and testing defenders back on the inside, they began to break the shackles.

After inching ahead by two points, the Magpies survived a final period where both teams had a handful of opportunities to swing the result.

Among those on the victorious side was towering prop Emosi Tuqiri, cousin of Maroons legend Lote Tuqiri, while Josh McGuire’s brother Zak and Joe Ofahengaue’s cousin Tevita both lines up for Norths.

Next Saturday at 11.20am Souths Logan will face the champion New South Wales Under 18 team, Penrith, at Redcliffe’s Dolphin Stadium in the national championship game.

Full scoring details and team lists for the Mal Meninga Cup final available via QRL Live.

An archived live stream is available HERE.

SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 18 (Fanitesi Niu 2, Cruise Ten tries; Tanah Boyd 3 goals) def NORTHS DEVILS 16 (Jack Paterson, Ethan Le Blanc, Jordan Riki tries; Cory Payx 2 goals) at Bishop Park.

Fitness propels Magpies flight into final

Fitness propels Magpies flight into final

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Game Times // Round 9

Round 9 of the Intrust Super Cup see the Souths Logan Magpies back home against the Easts Tigers. It’s Old Boys day so if you’ve ever player for the Magpies get on down to Davies and catch up with old team mates & mates! In other games across the weekend the Mal Meninga U18’s are into the State Final for the second year running. This game will be held at Bishop Park, Nundah against the Devils. The Souths Logan Magpies BRL side will be following this game on the Saturday. The girls are playing at Kev McKell oval against the Panthers & the U20’s kick off before the Intrust Super Cup on Sunday!  #itsmagpieseason 

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Results // Round 8

Blackhawks and Magpies amid logjam

A logjam for third place on the Intrust Super Cup ladder has formed, after the Townsville Blackhawks clipped the wings of the Souths Logan Magpies with a 38-14 result.

Countering previous concerns about their inconsistent form, the Blackhawks jumped out to a 26-0 lead to assert their authority over the formerly high-flying Magpies.

The convincing win allows the Blackhawks to leapfrog Souths Logan on for-and-against.

Behind first-placed Burleigh and second-placed Norths there are now four teams tied on 10 competition points – Townsville (+84), Redcliffe (+66), Souths Logan (+55) and Ipswich (-11).

Townsville’s form has been noticeably more consistent in the past month than in March, backing up successive wins against Norths, Sunshine Coast and Tweed Heads.

Conversely, Souths Logan faltered after beating PNG in PNG the previous week, a stern test no matter the diminished fortunes of the Hunters in 2018.

Townsville scored first via well-travelled NRL talent Kalifa Faifai-Loa in the 11th minute, then followed with tries to Michael Carroll (18th min), Shaun Hudson (27th min), and Levi Dodd (35th min).

Dodd was in the thick of things throughout, backing up with his second try four minutes into the second stanza.

The Townsville centre ended the contest with an individual tally of 18 points, kicking four conversions and a penalty goal to boot.

Souths Logan made the score more respectable with a flurry in the second half that saw them draw closer to 26-14, before Townsville added a further two converted tries at the death.

Next week the Blackhawks face pacesetter Burleigh on Saturday at Jack Manski Oval, while Souths Logan has a derby with Easts Tigers on Sunday at Davies Park.

Full scoring details and final team lists are available at QRL Live.

TOWNSVILLE BLACKHAWKS 38 (Levi Dodd 2, Kalifa Faifai-Loa, Michael Carroll, Shaun Hudson, Cade Maloney, Krys Freeman tries; Levi Dodd 5 goals) def SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 14 (George Fai, Benaiah Bowie, Sam Scarlett tries; Guy Hamilton goal) at Jack Manski Oval.

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