QSL Saturday 15 August vs Gold Coast Rollers
Our QSL Smartskill Seahawks Women’s and QSL Men’s team face off against the old enemy,
the Gold Coast Rollers, this Saturday at the Nest.
With pride and bragging rights on the line in the Home derby, our Men’s and Women’s
teams will be looking to get their first wins of the season in front of their loyal fans this
Head Coach of the Seahawks Men’s team Brad Kann is excited for his first Home derby at
the Nest this Saturday night.
“There’s no feeling like playing and coaching in the derby’s” said Kann.
After a tough off season for the Men’s team, former Seahawks Tom Howard, Brent Wallace
and Jordan Lum Kon jumped ship to the Gold Coast for the bright lights of the NBL1 which
coincidentally never occurred due to COVID-19.
“I actually have coached and worked with Tom Howard and Brent Wallace when we all lived
in Townsville, so I’ll be happy to go in, take the win and let the boys know about it after the
“It won’t take much to get the group up for this game, with bragging rights on the line”
Our Smartskill Seahawks Women’s team will take a lot of confidence out of their close
defeat to the Northside Wizards, with Head Coach Paula Jansen excited for the challenge
against last year’s Grand finalist.
“The girls have had a great week at training and are extremely excited to get back on the
floor against the Gold Coast”
“We have worked extremely hard on our defensive transition which hurt us last weekend,
so with some fine tunings on both ends of the floor I think we will be right there in this
The match ups will be of interest with a high contingency of the U18 Women’s Rollers and
Seahawks players making their Senior debuts, with the Seahawks contingency of Ella Brow,
Indiah Bowyer, Josie Josiah and Jessica Boundy vs Lily Rotunno, Skye Mason and Janique
O’Riley for the Rollers.
We will post the link for the Livestream prior to the Women’s game, then have a new link
for the Men’s game. Women’s Tip off at 5:30pm / Men’s at 7:30pm.
Reminder: This is a SOLD OUT event – there will be no tickets purchased at the door.