Intrust Super Cup: Rd 5 preview

NORTHERN PRIDE V REDCLIFFE DOLPHINS
5.30pm, Saturday 11 April, Barlow Park

They may be at home but it will be no easy ask as the winless Pride face the big boppers in the Redcliffe Dolphins, with 12 of their players tipping the 100kg mark. The Cairns boys will be desperate to finally notch a win on the leaderboard, and against the Dolphins they have an impressive record, with 13 wins in 14 meetings. If they can get the ball out wide to speedsters Hezron Murgha and Javid Bowen the Pride might just get a chance to sing their team song.

CQ CAPRAS V MACKAY CUTTERS
6pm, Saturday 11 April, Browne Park

Mackay have a huge chance to move to the top of the Intrust Super Cup ladder with a win over the lowly placed CQ Capras on Saturday, but they’ll have to do it without two of their Cowboy squad members. Josh Chudleigh was ruled out with an ankle injury early in the week, and Sam Hoare tore his calf muscle at training on Thursday. The prop has been huge for Mackay, with some big metres and solid defence. After their one-point 'get out of jail' against Norths last weekend, the Cutters will be keen to ensure this game won't be as close.

SOUTHS LOGAN MAGPIES V TOWNSVILLE BLACKHAWKS
2pm, Sunday 12 April, Davies Park

The Blackhawks will be gunning for their fourth straight win this weekend against Souths Logan on Sunday. However the Townsville boys' only loss this year came on their first road trip down south, and they’ll be out to amend that at Davies Park. Coach Kristian Woolf has made only one change to the 17 that edged out Wynnum with Chris McLean returning to the bench from injury. The Magpies are coming off the back of a 52-nil thumping from the Easts Tigers last weekend.