Archive for Match Previews

Costello Back But Henderson Out As Strikers Look To Seize The Day Against Bulls

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

It’s a case of ‘one in, one out’ of the Brisbane Strikers’ troublesome centre half positions this week as they look ahead to their clash with the Far North Queensland Bulls at Perry Park on Saturday afternoon. On the one hand, they will be bolstered by the return of captain John Costello (pictured), who was […]

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It’s Pressure Time Again

May 31, 2012 No Comments

The biggest game of the QSL season so far comes to Perry Park this Saturday when the Brisbane Strikers take on their old foes, the reigning champions and current league leaders, Sunshine Coast Fire. While the two teams have not had things all their own way this season, with the Whitsunday Miners breathing down their […]

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Boxell Back For ‘Fantastic’ Miners Clash

May 24, 2012 No Comments

Fullback Jack Boxell is set for a recall to the Brisbane Strikers starting eleven on Saturday when they travel to Mackay for the first of a quartet of games that could prove to be pivotal in the club’s quest for a second QSL championship. With the Strikers facing a challenging and potentially season-defining set of […]

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Luckless Richter Struck Down Again As Strikers Resume Against Stars

May 17, 2012 No Comments

It’s a sight to sicken the heart of every Brisbane Strikers supporter while bringing a collective sigh of relief from the chests of every QSL left back. Pictured – and it is not for the squeamish – is the left foot of injury-cursed Brisbane Strikers winger Jonti Richter, showing the results of the latest catastrophe […]

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Pigs Set For Some Of Their Own Medicine?

May 03, 2012 No Comments

The Brisbane Strikers recommence their “on again, off again” QSL campaign this Saturday at Perry Park against a team that has always been one of their most stubborn QSL opponents – the North Queensland Razorbacks. While the Strikers’ win-loss ratio against the Townsville-based Razorbacks is strong – with only one loss in nine previous engagements […]

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Ankles Away as Strikers Ponder Defensive Losses

Apr 26, 2012 No Comments

A sudden re-appearance of the curse of training ground injuries has depleted the Brisbane Strikers of their defensive stocks ahead of this Saturday’s Round 7 QSL fixture against Bundaberg Spirit in Bundaberg. As the Strikers prepare to undertake their first arduous road trip of the season, the loss of four players who can play in […]

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Goals Are The Short-Priced Favourite In Double-Header

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

QSL football gets underway again at Perry Park after a three-week break this Saturday, and the football drought breaks in welcome style with a double-header that is likely to be high in it supply of goals. For Brisbane Strikers supporters, of course, the main interest is in the match which kicks off at 7.00 pm, […]

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We Will Learn From Last Weekend: Costello

Mar 30, 2012 No Comments

RD4 John Costello ARD4 John Costello BAfter a week of soul searching after last weekend’s resounding defeat by the Sunshine Coast Fire, the Brisbane Strikers resume their QSL campaign this Sunday against a rather different sort of team in the form of the Queensland Academy of Sports. A 4-0 drubbing by the reigning champions was […]

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New Faces ‘A Positive’ For Strikers As Oldest Rivalry Returns?

Mar 21, 2012 No Comments

RD3 David Large ARD3 David Large BThe QSL’s oldest and most celebrated rivalry returns to centre stage in Round 3 this weekend as the Brisbane Strikers travel up the Bruce Highway to Kawana to take on the champions, Sunshine Coast Fire, at Stockland Park. No-one who follows the Strikers will need any reminding that, while […]

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Miners To Offer Top Quality Opposition For First Home Game

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments

A partially revamped Perry Park, still a work in progress but now with the emphasis more on “progress” than “work”, is set to play host to the Brisbane Strikers’ first home game of the 2012 QSL season on Saturday evening. As luck would have it, this first home game will pitch the Strikers into battle […]

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