The top two sides in the competition square off in a game that could have huge premiership ramifications as fourth-placed Moreton Bay United and fifth-placed BRFC/NTC do battle at Wolter Park.
Elsewhere, Clive Berghofer Stadium hosts a battle of the cellar dwellers in Round 24 of the NPLW Queensland.
Moreton Bay United v BRFC/NTC
Friday, 10 August, 8:30pm
Intriguing battle at Wolter Park
Fourth-placed Moreton Bay United have the opportunity to put further daylight between themselves and fifth-placed BRFC on Friday night at Wolter Park.
Last time out, the Roar/NTC recorded their 10th straight win while Moreton Bay put 17 past Mudgeeraba SC.
The Roar/NTC have multiple catch-up games before the season’s end, meaning they could still catch the Jets for a finals berth.
SWQ Thunder FC v Mudgeeraba Soccer Club
Clive Berghofer Stadium
Saturday, 11 August, 3:30pm
Battle of the cellar dwellers
The bottom two sides in the NPLW face off at Clive Berghofer Stadium on Saturday night.
The match presents both teams with a golden opportunity to record a morale-boosting victory as their largely forgettable seasons draw to a close.
Sunshine Coast Wanderers v Logan Lightning
Saturday, 11 August, 5:00pm
Wanderers host Lightning
Sunshine Coast Wanderers welcome Logan Lightning to Ballinger Park on Saturday afternoon.
The Wanderers are aiming to avoid a fifth straight loss, while the Lightning are looking record their first win in three.
Eastern Suburbs v Western Pride FC
Saturday, 11 August, 6:00pm
Suburbs out to avoid hat-trick of losses
Western Pride FC have the chance to inflict a third straight defeat on Eastern Suburbs when they travel to Heath Park.
Suburbs can temporarily jump to sixth if they win and other results go their way, however they have conceded 11 goals in their last two outings.
Top two face off
The top two sides in the NPLW square off in a game that could potentially decides who wins this year’s premiership.
A win will all but seal the premiership for the Gap as they sit three points ahead of their second-placed rivals and also have a game in hand.
When these two teams met in Round 11, Lions prevailed 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller at Walton Bridge Reserve.
Mitchelton FC v Souths United
Saturday, 11 August, 6:00pm
Souths visit Mitchelton
Souths United can put the pressure on second-placed Lions FC with a win over Mitchelton FC on Saturday night.
A win for Souths and a loss for Lions will see Souths move to equal second with a game in hand.
Mitchelton are on a torrid run having lost their last three matches and will be looking to get back into the winner’s circle.
Gold Coast United v Capalaba Bulldogs
Runaway Bay Soccer Club
Sunday, 12 August, 2:00pm
Gold Coast aiming for third win in a row
Gold Coast United can record their third straight victory if they defeat Capalaba Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon.
United are in stellar form having scored 10 goals in their last two outings. The Bulldogs meanwhile have struggled for consistency having recorded a draw, loss and a win in the last three matches.
Words: Samuel Johnson
Image: Chris Simpson