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REDCLIFFE v NORTH QUEENSLAND
Dolphin Oval, Sunday May 21, 3.00pm.
Referee: Phil Haines
The most anticipated battle of the year, with the Dolphins and Young Guns tied on top of the ladder. Redcliffe has lost hooker Michael Roberts with an elbow injury, while half Marty Turner (foot, hamstring) is in doubt. North Queensland is without Scott Bolton, away on Queensland Under 19 duty.
Rory Bromley is the only member of last year?s premiership-winning Young Guns side to be playing for another Wizard Cup club this year. He was forced to earn his stripes in FOGS Cup for the Dolphins, but is now holding down a wing spot in A Grade.
Josh Hannay had his best game of the year for North Queensland against Burleigh last weekend. He and Redcliffe?s Greg Bourke are leading the race to become the competition?s highest point-scorer in 2006. Bourke has 112 points and Hannay has 84 so far.
In: Richie Russell. Out: Michael Roberts
In: Shane Muspratt, Robert Tanielu, Greg Byrnes, Daniel Strickland. Out: Scott Smith, Scott Bolton, Sam Faust, Dean Limpus.
1. Alwyn Simpson 2. Kaine Manihera 3. Greg Bourke 4. Nick Emmett 5. Rory Bromley 6. Chris Fox 7. Marty Turner 8. Troy Lindsay 9. Shannon Fish 10. Pat Gardner 11. Grant Flugge 12. Danny Burke 13. Gerard Parle Interchange 14. Mark Shipway 15. Damian Jentz 16. Richie Russell 17. Adam Starr
Coach Anthony Griffin
North Queensalnd Young Guns
1. Jason Barsley 2. Neil Sweeney 3. Josh Hannay 4. Mark Henry 5. Jamie Frizzo 6. Shane Muspratt 7. Brett Firman 8. Robert Tanielu 9. Clint Amos 10. Ray Cashmere 11. Daniel Stickland 12. Mark Dalle Cort 13. Jacob Lillyman Interchange 14. Brent McConnell 15. James Anderson 16. Greg Byrnes 17. Ben Lowe
Coach Mick Crawley