2015: The Blackhawks surprised by taking the league , from the second year PNG Hunters. A great season for the newer teams. Ipswich Jets, Wynnum Manly, Easts Tigers and the Northern Pride made up the top six.
Elimination 1: Ipswich 54-26 Northern Pride
Elimination 2: Easts 32-24 Wynnum Manly
Elimination Game: Ipswich 44-18 Easts
Qualifying Final: Townsville 26-12 PNG.
Elimination Final: Ipswich 28-12 PNG
Grand Final: Ipswich 32-20 Towsville.
2016: The same teams showed up this year as last. Redcliffe took out the league title, with the Burleigh Bears, Townsville, PNG, Sunshine Coast Falcons and Easts going though to the finals series.
Elimination 1: Townsville 46-4 Easts.
Elimination 2: Sunshine Coast 18-12 PNG.
Elimination Game: Sunshine Coast 18-10 Townsville.
Qualifying Final: Burleigh 40-24 Redcliffe.
Elimination Final: Redcliffe 38-16 Sunshine Coast.
Grand Final: Burleigh 26-16 Redcliffe.
2017: Yet again the same teams took to the fields around Queensland. PNG took the league with 39 points from Redcliffe (38), Easts (37) and Sunshine Coast (35). Souths Logan and Townsville made up the six finalists.
Elimination 1: Easts 20-16 Townsville.
Elimination 2: Sunshine Coast 26-18 Souths Logan.
Elimination Game: Sunshine Coast 26-22 Easts.
Qualifying Final: PNG 6-4 Redcliffe.
Elimination Final: Sunshine Coast 40-14 Redcliffe.
Grand Final: PNG 12-10 Sunshine Coast (see highlights below).
Summary: Some amazing results here. In 2015 Ipswich went through three eliminator games to reach and win the grand final. In 2017, the PNG Hunters took out the double, winning their first league title and grand final in their four short years of existence.
For the last three years PNG has been the most successful team with 88 points, from Redcliffe (76), Townsville (75) and the Sunshine Coast (60). Spare a thought for the Central Queensland team with just 11 points.