THE Ipswich Jets have beaten Townsville Blackhawks 32-20 in the grand final of the Intrust Super Cup at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.

Second half tries by captain Keiron Lander, Nemani Valekapa and Matt Parcell helped Ipswich secure their first victory in the competition.

The foundation for the triumph was laid in the first half when tries by Dane Phillips, Marmin Barba and Carlin Anderson gave the Jets a 16-8 lead at the break.

Townsville fought back in the second half and a Robert Lui try closed the gap to just six points with eight minutes left on the clock.

Ipswich however weren't to be denied and Parcell crossed the line on the hooter to hand the Jets a deserved victory.



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