Hostplus Cup: Wynnum Manly Seagulls Dominate Northern Pride, Strengthen Top Three Spot

The Wynnum Manly Seagulls strengthened their top three spot with a dominant 30-14 win over the Northern Pride (6th) last Saturday.

The following day, Redcliffe Dolphins (5th) and Tweed Seagulls (7th) hosted the inaugural Liam Hampson Cup. It was an emotional and nail-biting encounter that kept fans on the edge of their seats until the very last minute. The Dolphins held on for a thrilling 26-24 victory that left fans breathless.

In another match, ladder leaders Souths Logan Magpies dominated the Sunshine Coast Falcons (9th) by a score of 34-22. The win keeps the Magpies at the top of the ladder for now.

The Burleigh Bears (2nd) clashed with the PNG Hunters (10th) and came out on top 30-22. The win kept the Bears in contention for the top spot on the ladder. The Bears are now level on points with the Magpies with a game in hand.

The top positions on the Hostplus Cup ladder remain unchanged as a result of these victories.

With their victory, the Wynnum Manly Seagulls enjoy a one point lead over fourth place with a game in hand.

Despite their defeat, the Sunshine Coast Falcons remain in contention and currently occupy ninth place on the ladder. 

Northern Pride’s defeat saw them drop to seventh, while the Tweed Seagulls are now eighth. The defeat suffered by the PNG Hunters pushed them down to 11th.

Stay tuned for more high-octane rugby league action in the Hostplus Cup.

Published 12 July 2023