FFA Cup South-East Queensland Round 3 preview

As the FFA Cup competition heats up across the state, this weekend will bring more Cup action with 25 fixtures to be played in Round 3 for the South East Queensland qualification zone.

Read the FFA Cup Preliminary Rounds review here.

Inter-zone clashes

Following their 6-0 Round 2 win over Tallebudgera Valley FC, Gympie United will be hoping to make it two from two against Gold Coast sides as Palm Beach SC make the 522km round trip up the coast for a Round 3 encounter.

After a bye in Round 2 of the FFA Cup, fellow Gold Coast side Robina City SC will travel to the Sunshine Coast to take on Buderim Wanderers, while Maroochydore FC and Beerwah Glasshouse United FC host Brisbane-based sides UQFC and Bayside United FC respectively.

A host of Football Brisbane teams will welcome opponents from the Gold Coast as Slacks Creek host Nerang SC, Pine Hills clash with Coomera SC and Western Spirit welcome Burleigh Heads.

Kangaroo Point Rovers meanwhile will head out west to Toowoomba-based Willowburn FC, while Narangba Eagles on Brisbane’s north side welcome SWQ’s West Wanderers for an inter-zone match-up.

Local rivalries

Redcliffe PCYC Dolphins won’t have to travel far for their Round 3 match when they take the 17 minute trip to neighbouring club Brighton Bulldogs this Saturday, while Grange Thistle host fellow Football Brisbane side North Pine after a bye in Round 2 of the Cup competition.

Across town, Logan Metro will host fellow City of Logan-based side Jimboomba United FC while Southport SC welcome Kingscliff Wolves FC to Ashmore Village Park for an all Football Gold Coast Round 3 clash.

View the full list of fixtures below.

South East Queensland – Round 3

The Gap v Woombye Snakes
Willowburn v Kangaroo Point Rovers
Western Spirit v Burleigh Heads
Virginia United v Caloundra
Pine Hills v Coomera SC
Samford Rangers v Taringa Rovers
Oxley v Teviot Downs
Brighton Bulldogs v Redcliffe PCYC
Slacks Creek v Nerang SC
Logan Village v North Brisbane
Gympie United v Palm Beach
Buderim Wanderers v Robina City
Kawana FC v AC Carina
Southport SC v Kingscliff District FC
Maroochydore v UQFC
Grange Thistle v North Pine
Surfers Paradise Apollo v New Farm United
Broadbeach United v North Star
Newmarket v St George Willawong
Ipswich City v Nambour Yandina United
Beerwah Glasshouse v Bayside United
Narangba Eagles v West Wanderers
Musgrave SC v The Lakes
Logan Metro v Jimboomba
Runaway Bay v Toowong FC

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