1996 Queensland Cup

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The 1996 Queensland Cup Season was the first Season of the State-Wide League in Queensland.[1] It had been formed after the Winfield State League was closed after the end of the 1995 Season. It was subsequently superseded by the Queensland Cup.[2] At this time it was considered as the 2nd highest league, directly under the Brisbane Rugby League. It would run under the BRL until 1998 when the Queensland Cup would become the highest Rugby League Competition in 1998.

Teams[edit]

The Founding teams of the competition were as follows:

Ladder[edit]

The Season ran for 15 Rounds.[3] Including 2 split rounds. The Final 6 Finals System was used in the 1996 Finals to determine the Premiers.[4]

Pos. Team W L D P/F P/A P/D Pts
1 Toowoomba Clydesdales colours.svg Toowoomba Clydesdales 11 3 1 360 226 134 23
2 Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins 10 3 2 365 193 172 22
3 Western Suburbs colours.svg Souths Magpies 10 4 1 375 205 170 21
4 Wests Panthers Colours.svg Wests Panthers 10 4 1 359 208 151 21
5 Cairns Cyclones Colours.svg Cairns Cyclones 10 5 0 310 224 86 20
6 Balmain colours.svg Easts Tigers1 9 5 0 315 224 91 19
7 Wynnum-Manly Colours.svg Wynnum Manly Seagulls 8 5 2 325 225 100 18
8 Brothers Colours.svg Past Brothers 9 6 0 339 354 -15 18
9 Norths Devils colours.svg Norths Devils 8 7 0 334 332 2 16
10 Port Moresby Vipers Colours.svg Port Moresby Vipers 8 7 0 323 408 -85 16
11 Central Comets colours.svg Central Capras 7 8 0 309 336 -27 14
12 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Mackay Sea Eagles 6 8 1 306 285 21 13
13 Bundaberg Colours.svg Bundaberg Grizzlies1 4 10 0 211 348 -137 9
14 Hunter colours.svg Logan Scorpions 3 10 2 236 346 -110 8
15 Sunshine Coast Colours.svg Sunshine Coast Falcons 1 14 0 184 397 -213 2
16 Cairns Cyclones Colours.svg Ipswich Jets 0 15 0 138 478 -340 0

1Awarded One Point due to Game being Cancelled.

Results[edit]

The Draw & Results of the 1996 Queensland Cup Season can be found on this Web Page.

Finals[edit]

Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue
Week 1 Qualifying Finals
Balmain colours.svg Easts Tigers Easts Tigers 16-12 Cairns Cyclones Colours.svg Cairns Cyclones Barlow Park
Wests Panthers Colours.svg Wests Panthers 22-15 Western Suburbs colours.svg Souths Magpies Davies Park
Toowoomba Clydesdales colours.svg Toowoomba Clydesdales 12-10 Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins Athletic Oval
Week 2 Qualifying Finals
Western Suburbs colours.svg Souths Magpies 34-6 Balmain colours.svg Easts Tigers Davies Park
Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins 30-10 Wests Panthers Colours.svg Wests Panthers Dolphin Oval
Semi Finals
Wests Panthers Colours.svg Wests Panthers 21-8 Western Suburbs colours.svg Souths Magpies Purtell Park
Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins 6-0 Toowoomba Clydesdales colours.svg Toowoomba Clydesdales Athletic Oval
Preliminary Finals
Toowoomba Clydesdales colours.svg Toowoomba Clydesdales 19-8 Wests Panthers Colours.svg Wests Panthers Athletic Oval
Grand Final
Toowoomba Clydesdales colours.svg Toowoomba Clydesdales 8-6 Redcliffe colours.svg Redcliffe Dolphins Suncorp Stadium

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queensland R.LEAGUE 1996 Season Page Retrieved 17 Dec 2007
  2. ^ Wikipedia Winfield State League Retrieved 17 Dec 2007
  3. ^ Queensland R.LEAGUE 1996 Table Retrieved 17 Dec 2007
  4. ^ Queensland R.LEAGUE 1996 Results Retrieved 17 Dec 2007