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‘Turtle’ Lays A Golden Egg In Bundaberg

Sep 09, 2012 No Comments

Round 25 John Costello ARound 25 John Costello BRound 25 Corey HaackOne precious goal from Matt Thurtell proved enough for the Brisbane Strikers to complete the job they began last October two weeks early at Bundaberg last night, as they drew 1-1 with a plucky Bundaberg Spirit to take the one point they needed to […]

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Queensland Champions!

Sep 08, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers clinched their second QSL title tonight with a hard-earned 1-1 draw against Bundaberg Spirit at the Across The Waves Sportsground in Bundaberg. In a game the Strikers needed only to draw in order to claim the championship, a spectacular Matt Thurtell goal in the first half gave the Strikers a 1-0 lead […]

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Wanted: One Point In Bundy For A Championship

Sep 06, 2012 No Comments

More than ten months of hard work for the Brisbane Strikers could be ninety minutes away from a successful conclusion this weekend when the Strikers travel to the Across The Waves Sportsground in Bundaberg to do battle with Bundaberg Spirit. After missing out on silverware for the last two years running in finishing runners-up to […]

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Strikers v Cougars – Post-Match Interviews

Sep 06, 2012 No Comments

See what opposing coaches David Large and Joe Fenech, and players Michael Angus and Jordan Miller, had to say about last Saturday’s 4-0 win for the Strikers:

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Brisbane Strikers Squad Profiles: 17 Ryan Cokell

Sep 04, 2012 No Comments

A product of the Brisbane Strikers youth team who was brought into the senior squad this year on the back of a strong 2011 season and several impressive appearances for the senior team in the pre-season, Ryan Cokell is a highly promising winger or striker with good close control and an alarming turn of pace. […]

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On The Rebound: Strikers Put Four Past Cougars

Sep 02, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers produced the right kind of tonic for the ills they displayed in losing to the Far North Queensland Bulls last week when they bounced back with a much-improved effort to comfortably beat the Capricorn Cougars 4-0 at Perry Park last night. Another hat-trick to centre-forward Matt Thurtell (pictured) – his sixth of […]

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Hard Work The Key Requirement Against Cougars: Large

Aug 30, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers will return to Perry Park on Saturday night needing to take the long road to the QSL title after missing out on the opportunity to take the short road when they lost last weekend to the Far North Queensland Bulls in Mareeba. With their lead over their nearest challengers – the Bulls […]

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Searle Fractures Leg Again

Aug 28, 2012 No Comments

The 2012 QSL season could be over for one of the Brisbane Strikers’ most versatile and reliable players, Josh Searle. Searle, who was substituted in the first half of last Saturday’s 3-0 loss to the Far North Queensland Bulls in Mareeba, learned today after visiting a surgeon for X-rays that he had suffered a fracture […]

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Bulls Trample Strikers In Mareeba

Aug 26, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers received an abrupt QSL reality check last night, dumped flat on their backsides by a FNQ Bulls team who produced a committed display of football to end the Strikers’ sixteen-game unbeaten run with a convincing 3-0 scoreline at Borzi Park in Mareeba. Any thoughts the Strikers might have been entertaining that they […]

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Strikers ‘Ready To Go’ For Bulls Test, Says Costello

Aug 23, 2012 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers skipper John Costello expects his team to face one of its toughest assignments of the season so far when they travel to Mareeba to play the in-form Far North Queensland Bulls on Saturday. Costello, who was rested for last weekend’s 2-2 draw with QAS Football, said the Strikers were in no doubt that […]

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