A Sam Cronin double helped NPL debutants Peninsula Power to a 2-1 win over 2018 Premiers Lions FC in the inaugural Football Foundation Cup.
Points were shared at Perry Park, with Andy Pengelly from Strikers and new SWQ Thunder recruit James Egeta placing themselves on the scoring card for the first time this season.
Gold Coast Knights and Magpies Crusaders had to settle for a point each in Round 1 of the NPL, recording a 1-1 draw thanks to goals to Knights’ Adam Endean and Magpies Crusaders’ Jayden Connor.
Despite goals to Gold Coast United’s Brandon Reeves and Michael Thwaite, Moreton Bay United came out 3-2 victors in their Round 1 clash.
A brace from Brisbane City captain Sam Sibatuara and a goal from Lions FC recruit Jean Carlos Solorzano secured 3-0 a victory for Brisbane City over Redlands United to kick off their 2019 NPL Queensland campaign.
Newly-promoted Eastern Suburbs had a strong start to their 2019 NPL campaign, defeating Sunshine Coast FC 3-1 thanks to a goal to Matt Byrne and a Jordan Farina double.
The Brisbane Roar Youth side carried on the momentum from their Foxtel Y-League Grand Final win last week, defeating Western Pride FC 3-1 on Tuesday night in Round 1 of the NPL.
Last year’s Grand Finalists will take on Magpies Crusaders FC next Saturday night in their first game of the 2019 NPL Queensland season.
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