A gutsy effort against the state league's best team has provided the Sunshine Coast Falcons with plenty of self belief.
Phoenix Clippers captain Ishoa-Jade Cook reckons this year's crop of players is turning the team from battler to QBL contender.
The Lighthouses nabbed a try in the dying seconds to beat reigning premier University. That's a trait that hasn't been seen in recent seasons at Arthur Street,
Russell Evans's charges are all over the place, looking like world beaters one minute and like easybeats the next.
More than 1200 competitors and about 3000 people are attending the six-day state club gymnastics championships at Caloundra.
Jorden Page is eager to take his game to the next level after watching good friend Matthew Dellavedova win an NBA championship ring.
Outside back Sam Wright is intent on impressing at Kawana in his bid to get back into the state league.
Coach Garrad Zammit is again working wonders with the Swans, after returning to the role this year.
Caloundra is in much better shape midway through this year's local rugby union competition.
With two previous Olympic Games campaigns, Alana Boyd is eager to use her experience and get a good result in Brazil.