Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Ipswich Wary of Cellar Dwellers' Ambush Bid; Jets Vice-Captain Issues Warning to Defending Premiers

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Ipswich Wary of Cellar Dwellers' Ambush Bid; Jets Vice-Captain Issues Warning to Defending Premiers

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Team list

Ipswich Jets Intrust Super Cup, today (4.30pm) at North Ipswich Reserve:

1. Wes Conlon

18. Michael Purcell

3. Ben White

4. Nemani Valekapa

5. Richard Pandia

14. Christopher Ash

7. Dane Phillips (c)

22. Tyson Lofipo

9. Mikaere Beattie

19. William McConnachie

21. Jesse Roberts

11. Samuel Martin

10. Nathaniel Neale

6. Hayden Lipp

8. David Fa'alogo

12. Liam Capewell

13. Fakahoko Teutau

15. Sebastian Pandia

Co-coaches: Ben and Shane Walker.

BEN

WILMOTT

ben.wilmott@qt.com.au

Game day

Intrust Super Cup: Ipswich Jets v Mackay Cutters from 4.30pm today at North Ipswich Reserve.

BRL: Ipswich Jets v West Brisbane Panthers from 3.30pm today at Kev McKell Oval, Arana Hills.

Colts: Ipswich Jets v Sunshine Coast Falcons from 2.30pm today at North Ipswich Reserve.

FIVE teams are fighting tooth and nail for the last remaining spot in the Intrust Super Cup final six and this weekend could prove crucial to the Jets chances of making the list.

With the top five teams leading the competition by at least three wins each, the defending premiers find themselves in a battle for sixth place alongside Northern Pride, Souths Logan, Wynnum and the Sunshine Coast.

After struggling to get off the ground earlier in the season, the Jets are back to their winning ways with a chance to stretch their current streak to five straight games against Mackay.

With the prospect of hosting the last-placed Cutters at North Ipswich Reserve, Jets vice-captain Fakahoko 'Huskie' Teutau has warned his teammates not to fall complacent.

"It's not going to be easy against Mackay," Huskie said. "They will want to fight for that sixth spot too and they will be looking to upset us. The Cutters beat us last time and it just comes down to who wants it more. …

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