Search:



Roar score early home run

Posted: 11am 25 Nov 2020

Brisbane Roar’s home delivery by the A-League direct to Dolphin Stadium, has been welcomed by one of the club’s rising stars Jordan Courtney-Perkins.

Roar have seven games in the first six weeks of the 2020-21 campaign including five at their new home ground – Dolphin Stadium in Redcliffe.

The home run starts against Wellington on December 29, kick-off 6pm and is followed by Sydney January 10, 3pm; Mariners January 15, 6pm; Macarthur Bulls January 25, 6pm and Melbourne City January 30, 4pm.

Fast start

“I think it’s good to get games coming quickly at the start of the season,” says Jordan, who was at Dolphin Stadium with players from Peninsula Power, North Lakes Mustangs and Caboolture for the fixture launch.

“It’s not a bad thing. It gives us a chance to really put our footprint on the league.

“We’ll still take it week-to-week but being here (at Redcliffe) early could help us set the scene (for the season).”

Exciting time

Releasing the fixtures is one of the traditional curtain-raisers to any season and the 18-year-old defender says seeing the 2020-21 list was “exciting”.

“When things like this get set in place you know it (the season) is close,” he says. “You have a long preseason and all you think about is the season starting.

“Now it’s only a month away … can’t even sleep at night!”

While every team will be looking for a winning start, consistency will also be a key according to Jordan.

Pointing the way

“A consistent season is what you look for and a consistent start is what everyone wants, that would set you up nicely.” says Jordan, who played seven matches for Roar last season.

“Every week we’ll be focusing on getting three points. You just have focus on what’s coming next.”

Brisbane Roar play each side twice and three teams three times – the 2019-20 champions Sydney, runners-up Melbourne City and Western Sydney Wanderers who finished ninth.

They also have an Anzac Day fixture at home to Melbourne City, at Dolphin Stadium, kick-off 2pm.

Building base

“I look forward to the next two years partnership with the Brisbane Roar men and an extended relationship with the women and development teams as they build a base in Moreton Bay Region,” says Mayor Peter Flannery who joined the fixture launch.

“We hope this will not only bring world class football to our region but prove that Redcliffe is ready and capable of hosting the next Brisbane-based NRL club.”

For details of Brisbane Roar memberships and tickets visit brisbaneroar.com.au

Find the full fixture list here

There’s more news here

Share

Trending

If you see a kangaroo or wallaby - tell us

If you have seen a kangaroo or wallaby recently, University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) researchers want to know for a study that could bolster protection efforts.…

Minor to moderate flooding predicted

Flood warning remains for Pine and Caboolture rivers…

More you might like:

Trending

Local Sport   •   19-10-2021  •   Moreton Daily

ACE so close to season's treble

Albany Creek Excelsior (ACE) maintained its remarkable unbeaten record in normal playing time right up to the last match of the season - but just missed the treble.…

Local Stories   •   18-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Celebrating club’s rising stars

In a fitting ending to a massive week for the Dolphins, the club celebrated the achievements of its rising stars and senior players on Friday night. See our photo gallery.…

Local News   •   13-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

NRL club 74 years in the making

From humble beginnings in 1947 at the Redcliffe Showgrounds to the rugby league powerhouse it is today, the Dolphins has been the club of champions, legends of the game who have gone on to represent their state and country.…

Local News   •   13-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Dolphins NRL bid: We did it!

It’s now official … the Dolphins will be the NRL’s 17th team. The ARL Commission has just announced the news following an exhaustive bid process and grassroots community campaign to bring a team to the Moreton Bay Region.…

Local News   •   8-10-2021  •   Kylie Knight

New era for female players

THE Dolphins are looking for players to be part of its inaugural Women’s U-19 2022 Harvey Norman competition team, which aims to kick-off in time for the 2022 season.…

Local News   •   21-9-2021  •   Kylie Knight

NRL premiership trophy comes to Moreton Bay

Rugby league juniors and even the Dolphins of Moreton Island were given a close-up look at the NRL Premiership Trophy when it stopped into the Moreton Bay Region on its tour of Queensland yesterday.…

Your free local community newspaper, home delivered fortnightly.

Read Latest Edition

Close