Labrador stood tall in the crisis while Redland proved they will be a team to be reckoned with in 2011.
Mt Gravatt finish too strongly for an inaccurate Gold Coast Suns in the first ever NEAFL game today at Broadbeach.
A full list of teams for Round 1 of the NEAFL Northern Conference teams is available here
There is plenty of intrigue going into the opening round of the NEAFL northern conference season on Saturday and Sunday.
Milestone man Glenn Screech will give Southport everything in their first season in the new NEAFL competition.
Field umpire Ben Ryan will control a big NEAFL Gold Coast derby on Sunday but is only weeks away from an AFL debut.
All nine of the remaining QAFL clubs have improved on last season with a tight contest looming in the NEAFL northern conference.