The Grapple: 9 August 2018:   






Segment 1: NRL:

·         Review round 21

·         News/snippets etc.





Segment 2 (a): Interview: Scott Craig, President Beachmere RLFC





Segment 2 (b): Interview: Chris Bugden, Coach Caboolture Women’s rl team -preview inaugural SCGRFL women’s gf on Sunday, 12 August at Falcons Stadium


Segment 2 (c) Local rugby league:

·         Mention SEQ women’s gf’s also on this weekend, round 19 SCGRFL Div1 scores and ISC (only have 2 minutes)




Segment 3: Greg McCallum- our resident NRL expert former 1st grade referee and English Super League boss

·         Billy Slater

·         Cleary/Griffin etc.  

·         NRL-preview round 22


Sign off


Segment 1: Introduction:

Big program as usual tonight as we analyse, dissect and bisect all the major rugby league news stories, grapple with the top issues from the week:

  • Speak with the President of the Beachmere RLC at 6.20pm
  • Chat with Chris Bugden, Coach of the Caboolture Women’s rl team at 6.30pm who will be playing in the inaugural SCGRFL women’s grand final on Sunday, 12 August against Kawana at Falcons Stadium, and
  • Joined by Macca at 6.40pm- Billy Slater, Griffin/Cleary and preview round 22 of the NRL so let’s get started:




  • Review round 21 and ladder






Thu. Aug 2

Bulldogs 36

Broncos 22

Fri. Aug 3

Knights 16

Tigers 25

Fri. Aug 3

Rabbitohs 30

Storm 20

Sat. Aug 4

Dragons 12

Warriors 18

Sat. Aug 4

Eels 28

Titans 12

Sat. Aug 4

Roosters 26

Cowboys 20

Sun. Aug 5

Sharks 32

Sea Eagles 33

Sun. Aug 5

Panthers 40

Raiders 31


  • News/snippets

Segment 2 (a):  Interview: Scott Craig, President Beachmere RLFC

Segment 2 (b): Interview: Chris Bugden, Coach Caboolture Women’s rl team to preview inaugural SCGRFL women’s gf on Sunday, 12 August

Segment 2 (c): Local rugby league:


SEQ women’s gf’s this weekend:

  • 1 being played at CBUS Super Stadium between Panthers and Burleigh
  • 2: Southport v Souths at Emerson Park on Sunday at 3pm
  • 3: Flagstone v Mt Gravatt at Emerson Park on Sunday at 1.30pm


Vantage Homes Div 1 Cup round 19 games last weekend:

  • Noosa d Caloundra 34-14
  • Caboolture d Maroochydore 19-12 after being 12-all mid way through 2nd half with Josh Totoro kicking a field goal in the 39th minute
  • Beerwah 26 d Nambour 4
  • Kawana d Gympie

Intrust Super Cup: Round 21:

Devils d Blackhawks 27-24- The Devils had never beaten the Blackhawks until last Saturday’s win. The game was only decided in the final seconds after Townsville received a penalty on the Devils' line with two seconds remaining. The Blackhawks scrambled but spilled the ball.

Another surprise result, Jets 32 d Sunshine Coast Falcons 28 with Falcons surrendering a 22-10 lead at half-time.

Round 22 this weekend-some cracking games (in black): 2 massive games with 1 v 2 and Falcons v Tigers


5:00:00 PM

Jack Manski Oval

Townsville Blackhawks 1st

Redcliffe Dolphins 2nd


6:00:00 PM

North Ipswich Reserve

Ipswich Jets

Central Queensland Capras


6:00:00 PM

BB Print Stadium

Mackay Cutters

Northern Pride


2:00:00 PM

Piggabeen Sports Complex

Tweed Heads Seagulls

PNG Hunters


3:00:00 PM

BMD Kougari Oval

Wynnum Manly Seagulls

Norths Devils


3:00:00 PM

Davies Park

Souths Logan Magpies

Burleigh Bears


3:00:00 PM

Sunshine Coast Stadium

Sunshine Coast Falcons



Segment 3: Macca


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