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Gold Stars live updates: Semi-final v Bears



FT: The Gold Stars are through to next Saturday's Grand Final against the Capras!


The Bears' fightback continues, with Quinlan crossing for Burleigh's third of the half. Unconverted. 30-16 Gold Stars with two minutes remaining. 


The Bears reduce the margin, with Tiana Raftstrand-Smith going over the Burleigh's second in quick succession. Converted. 30-12 with 12 minutes remaining. 


Karina Brown breaks a tackle and gets the ball away to Tazmin Gray, who crashes over for the Bears' first points. 30-6 with 16 minutes remaining. 


The Gold Stars defence has been unreal today. Despite a penalty, they manage to turn the Bears away again!


TRY! Tillett throws a dummy and goes through the line, runs 40 metres and gets the pass to Destiny Brill, who scores under the posts. Manzelman converts. 30-0 Gold Stars. 


Second half underway! 


HALF-TIME: Despite a late raid by the Bears, the Gold Stars line holds strong again to keep the Bears scoreless at the break. 24-0 at halftime. 


TRY! The points just keep coming, with Jordii Mahendrarajah crashing over under the posts.  Converted by Manzelmann. 24-0 Gold Stars. 


TRY! Emma Manzlemann makes a break and gets a quick play the ball, putting the Bears on the back foot. The Gold Stars shifts it right and Martin grabs her second. Unconverted. 18-0 Gold Stars after 28 minutes. 


The Gold Stars defence holds strong again, holding out the Bears, before charging up the other end of the field and earning a penalty through Destiny Brill


For the second kickoff in a row, the Bears are able to get the ball into touch and get a scrum close to the Gold Star try line. 


TRY! A beautiful set play from NQ, with Mosby using her footwork to create an overlap off the scrum and set up Alicia Martin for our third of the game! Unconverted. 14-0 Gold Stars after 21 minutes. 


Despite two repeat sets, the Gold Stars are able to repel the Bears from their line again through some great goal line defence. 


An unlucky bounce for NQ off the kickoff sees the Bears get a scrum 20m out from the Gold Stars line. 


TRY! The Gold Stars extend their lead through Hagiga Mosby. Teitzel got an offload away to Tillett, who was able to spit and get the pass away to Mosby. Teitzel converts. 10-0 Gold Stars. 


TRY! NQ run it on the last through Sarah Field, who throws a dummy, steps and gets the ball down for the first points of the match. Teitzel can't convert. 4-0 Gold Stars after eight minutes.  


A perfect kick from Tahlulah Tillett forces a repeat set. 0-0 after five minutes. 


After giving away a penalty, the Gold Stars are able to defend well and force an error. 


Romy Teitzel gets the game underway at Pizzey Park. 


Both teams are making their way out onto the field. Let's go Gold Stars! 


Gold Stars are warming up and look ready for a big game today!


Just under an hour until kickoff here at Pizzey Park, with both coaches finalising their teams. 

Team Lists


  • Fullback for Bears is number 5 Karina Brown
    Fullback for Stars is number 1 Jasmine Peters
  • Winger for Bears is number 1 Tarnisha Lyons
    Winger for Stars is number 2 Katie Green
  • Centre for Bears is number 3 Felice Quinlan
    Centre for Stars is number 3 Hagiga Mosby
  • Centre for Bears is number 4 Tiana Raftstrand-Smith
    Centre for Stars is number 4 Shaniah Power
  • Winger for Bears is number 2 Hailee-Jay Maunsell
    Winger for Stars is number 5 Alicia Martin
  • Five-Eighth for Bears is number 6 Zahara Temara
    Five-Eighth for Stars is number 6 Sarah Field
  • Halfback for Bears is number 17 Ashlee Quinlan
    Halfback for Stars is number 7 Tahlulah Tillett


  • Prop for Bears is number 8 Chelsea Lenarduzzi
    Prop for Stars is number 8 Rangimarie Edwards-Bruce
  • Hooker for Bears is number 9 Chante Temara
    Hooker for Stars is number 9 Emma Manzelmann
  • Prop for Bears is number 10 Laikha Clarke
    Prop for Stars is number 24 April Ngatupuna
  • 2nd Row for Bears is number 11 Tazmin Gray
    2nd Row for Stars is number 11 Sareka Mooka
  • 2nd Row for Bears is number 12 Tallisha Harden
    2nd Row for Stars is number 12 Romy Teitzel
  • Lock for Bears is number 15 Sophie Buller
    Lock for Stars is number 13 Destiny Brill


  • Interchange for Bears is number 14 Dannii Perese
    Interchange for Stars is number 10 Jordii Mahendrarajah
  • Interchange for Bears is number 16 Codi Dalley
    Interchange for Stars is number 14 Emily Bella
  • Interchange for Bears is number 18 Rilee Jorgensen
    Interchange for Stars is number 15 Babetha Neliman
  • Interchange for Bears is number 19 River Smalley
    Interchange for Stars is number 16 Samara Luta

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The girls have arrived at Pizzey Park for their semi final against the Burleigh Bears. The winner will take on the Capras next weekend in Redcliffe. 

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