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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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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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Burke Back For QAS Clash

Aug 16, 2012 No Comments

As the Brisbane Strikers prepare for a potentially title-clinching game against QAS Football at Perry Park this Saturday they have been bolstered by the news that slippery winger Sean Burke is set for a recall to the team. Strikers coach David Large said today that Burke (pictured), who was forced to miss last Sunday’s 4-2 […]

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Strikers Looking To Measure Self-Improvement

Aug 10, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers will go into their third fixture against their keenest QSL rivals, Sunshine Coast Fire, at Stockland Park this Sunday knowing that if they can reverse the 4-0 win they suffered there in Round 3 of this season they will be virtually assured of snatching back the title of league champions that the […]

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A Crucial Month Kicks Off

Aug 03, 2012 No Comments

A year’s worth of planning and nine months of hard work in pursuit of a premiership will come to a head for the Brisbane Strikers this month with a quartet of crucial games, beginning on Saturday night when they take on the Whitsunday Miners. In a month that will see them play the second-placed Miners, […]

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A Bright Picture Just Gets Brighter

Jul 26, 2012 No Comments

As the Brisbane Strikers prepare to get their last full round of 2012 QSL fixtures underway this Saturday night, things could hardly be looking any better around Perry Park. That rosy summation is not simply a reflection of where the Strikers are at in terms of their league campaign – ten points ahead of their […]

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Captain Costello Returns For Razorbacks Fixture

Jul 12, 2012 No Comments

It’s a case of “all systems go” for the Brisbane Strikers this week when they journey to Townsville to battle with the North Queensland Razorbacks at the Townsville Sports Reserve on Saturday night. Having extended their unbeaten run to eleven games last weekend with a rampaging 6-1 win at Meakin Park over Bundaberg Spirit, and […]

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‘No Surprises – At Least From Us’ Says Large

Jul 05, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers will play the last unknown quantity that is left for them in the QSL this season when they go to their ‘home away from home’, Meakin Park, to play Bundaberg Spirit in Round 16 of the competition this Saturday. The postponement of the scheduled Round 7 fixture between the two teams back […]

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Preparation Problems For Strikers Ahead Of Cougars Challenge

Jun 28, 2012 No Comments

Brisbane Strikers coach David Large is hoping that a week of disrupted training does not prevent his players from taking advantage of their ‘next big opportunity’ in their quest for a second QSL title this weekend when they travel to Rockhampton for their second meeting this season with the Capricorn Cougars. Once again this week […]

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Robinson Expecting ‘Rambunctious’ Bulls

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers are steeling themselves this week to fly into a football storm as they prepare for their return bout with the tetchy Far North Queensland Bulls in Mareeba. That the match throws the Strikers, as the current league leaders, into battle against the third-placed team in the league would ordinarily be reason enough […]

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