Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Super 8s Finals Unleash Quality; Best Teamsbattling Outfor Honours

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Super 8s Finals Unleash Quality; Best Teamsbattling Outfor Honours

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State of play

Latest Super 8s competition results.

Round 7 women - Brothers 9 def Warriors 3, Cobras 13 def IGGS 1, Force 10 def ITA Falcons 6, Swans 7 def Cobras (2) 0.

Men: ITA Hurricanes 12 def Titans 3, Warriors 6 def Natives 5, Cobras 10 def Swans 9, Saints 10 def Odoyle 4.

Quarter-finals: Women - Cobras 5 def Saints 3, Brothers 6 def Cobras (2) 1, Force 4 def Warriors 3, Falcons 10 def IGGS 2.

Men: Saints 9 def Cobras 7, Swans 8 def Odoyle 6, Hurricanes 7 def Warriors 2, Natives 8 def Titans 6.

Friday night's games.

6.30pm: Women's semi-finals - Major semi: Swans v Brothers.

Plate semi: Warriors v Falcons.

7.20pm: Men's semi-finals - Major semi: Cobras v Swans.

Plate semi: Warriors v Natives.

8.10pm: Women's final - Swans v winner of semi.

Plate final: Force v winner of Plate semi.

9pm: Men's final - Saints v winner of semi.

Plate final: ITA Hurricanes v winner of Plate semi.

TOUCH FOOTBALL: The Ipswich Super 8s quarter finals got off to a flyer as teams jostled for their right to play deeper into the series.

After seven pool rounds in which each team played each other once, the Super 8 finals' format was in full swing.

Both the men's and women's divisions were split into top and bottom halves with teams in both sectors vying for the shield or plate finals respectively.

One played two while three played four.

The winner of one versus two advanced directly to the grand final on Friday while the loser will play the winner of three versus four in the first time slot semi-final this week.

The loser of the three versus four quarter final was knocked out of the tournament.

The winner of the semi will then take on the team that advanced to the grand final.

The same process applied to all teams ranked from five to eight at the completion of the regular rounds. …

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