Innisfail United Reserves Men’s team claim minor Premiership

Innisfail United Premier Reserves Men’s team has secured the minor Premiership after their win over Edge Hill in the last game of the regular season. Photo: Football Queensland North – Northern Conference

IN their final game of the regular season, Innisfail United Premier Reserves Men’s team have clinched the minor Premiership, with a 4 – 1 victory over the third placed Edge Hill in Cairns.


Innisfail Premier Reserves now play Stratford Dolphins in a major qualifying semi-final at Tiger Park, Manunda, tomorrow at 5.00pm, whilst the 3rd Division Men’s team will travel to Port Douglas tonight and face Douglas United in an elimination semi-final at 6.30pm.


Innisfail United U14/15 JPL team clinched a sensational 2 – 0 win against Edge Hill, which keeps them in second place on the ladder and bound for the semi-finals. They will play Stratford Dolphins at Endeavour Park, Manunda, on Saturday, October 9.


Trent Finta 1

Zaviah Di Carlo 1


Innisfail United Under 13 JPL team finished third on the ladder and kept their finals’ hopes alive, after a nail-biting 6 – 5 victory over Edge Hill. They will now play Edge Hill again in the semi-finals on October 9, at Endeavour Park.


Reed Bonassi 4 

Happy Venables 1

Jack Bertram 1


Innisfail United Premier Youth side played their last game for the season and started with 10 players on the field due to illness and absenteeism.


After 10 minutes, Innisfail was down to nine, then to eight players.


The side played top of the table Edge Hill, and, although Innisfail was second last, all the boys played with heart. 


They did not have much more to give, however at 3 – 2 down, with eight players against 11 of the top team, they continued to play hard and put everything on the line.


With 10 minutes left in the game, three players from the Innisfail’s 14/15 team stepped in to help after their game and played with great spirit.


Despite a 6 – 3 loss, Innisfail did their Club extremely proud.


Other results were as follows:


Innisfail United Premier Women -v- JCU Strikers (Calanna Park)

Full time: 1 – 8 loss to Innisfail


Innisfail United Women’s Reserves -v- JCU Strikers (Calanna Park)

Full time: 1 – 5 loss to Innisfail


Innisfail United Men’s Division 3 -v- Marlin Coast – Steve Corica Oval (elimination semi-final) Innisfail finished fourth 

Full time: 7 – 2 win to Innisfail

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