Brisbane on the verge of a Gold rush
The Brisbane Gold franchise has retained its pole position on top of the Australian Premier League standings The Brisbane Gold franchise has retained its pole position on top of the Australian Premier League standings after an engrossing hit out with the star studded Sydney Lions outfit during their live Fox Sports encounter tonight.
The XXXX Gold continued their winning steak, after clinching their two afternoon matches, edging out the winless Lions by slender 2 shot margin, 4-4, 6-4.
International insurgents Zealand Blackjacks leapfrogged the Melbourne Roys for second spot on the ladder after dominating their televised bout, in which they dropped only one end in each set, finishing with a comprehensive 10-3, 11-2 scoreline.
In the remaining broadcasted showdown for the second day of the four day event, the Adelaide Endurance lineup secured their third win after overcoming the Perth Suns 5-6, 6-5, 3-0, but remain below the western warriors due to a lower shot difference.
An additional unique element to the event will come into play tomorrow, when Australian cinema and comedy icon Mick Molloy, who played the title character of Jack Simpson in the hit movie Crackerjack, joins the Fox Sports commentary team for the remaining two nights of competition.
Round seven and eight of the Australian Premier League commence at 1.00pm and 2.45pm AEST at Brisbane’s Club Pine Rivers, while the live Fox Sports 2 and Sky TV NZ coverage kicks off at 5.00pm till 9.30pm AEST.