Apart from scoring his second hat-trick of the season, Maddocks was pleased to see the Devils showcasing the form they started the season with before faltering.
After watching his team end its winning run, Western Pride coach Reg Davani welcomes a showdown with Brisbane City before the finals.
A week after the proud Ipswich club's Pegg Cup side secured a grand final spot, Rangers Wyatt Cup boys achieved the same feat.
First year state league player Catherine MacGregor savoured every moment of representing her city in a thrilling, high intensity semi-final.
IPSWICH'S gallant women fell one victory short of reaching the state league grand final they richly deserved to play in.
TODAY'S Ipswich race meeting at Bundamba will have a community flavour as the refurbished viewing terrace is used for the first time.
Mate is one of Ipswich's most reliable players preparing for Saturday night's Queensland Basketball League semi-final.
ENERGETIC Ipswich Force guard Rachel Mate has a pre-game ritual that fulfils her hunger for success.
With competition leaders Lions having top spot already secured, Pride's goal is locking up second with two regular season games remaining.
David, known as "Lemsy" around Ipswich, has been with the QT since 1984. He has been sports editor for more than two decades and has won numerous awards for his sports writing, including being named APN Journalist of the Year and Sports Editor of the Year. Away from work, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his family and watching sport.