Queensland Wrap - Finals Week 2

Queensland Rugby League's week two semi-final results from the Wizard Cup, FOGS Cup and FOGS Colts.


Gutsy Magpies Send Fins Packing Saturday 30 August 2008

ELIMINATION FINAL SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES 16 (Kyle Lodge, Shea Moylan, Brad Cross tries; Josh White, Tim Cannard goals) def REDCLIFFE DOLPHINS 14 (Ryan Cullen, Liam Georgetown, Grant Flugge tries; Liam Georgetown goal) at Meakin Park.

PROUD Souths Logan coach Paul Bramley says the Magpies have finally learnt how to play finals footy after their memorable 16-14 elimination final victory over Wizard Cup powerhouse Redcliffe.

In a defining moment for the Souths Logan club, the spirited Magpies defied the odds to bundle the Dolphins out of the premiership race.

The Dolphins entered the sudden-death Meakin Park clash with momentum on their side following a 50-16 thrashing of Wynnum Manly.

The win had many pundits talking about another Redcliffe grand final appearance.

And it seemed everyone had declared the Magpies a spent force following their 40-16 loss to the Northern Pride.

But the Magpies rallied against the odds to produce one of the finest victories in the club