The 2016 QPSRLA State Championships were held in Cairns from Monday 2 May to Friday 6 May.
Round one Tuesday 3 May
Game 1 Brisbane Bulldogs 22 defeated Southern Boars 6
Game 2 Wide Bay Crocs 34 defeated Mount Isa Mongrels 6
Game 3 South East Muddies defeated Central Queensland Razorbacks nil
Game 4 Far North Queensland Marlins defeated Northern Stingers 6
South East Muddies, Brisbane Bulldogs, Wide Bay Crocs and Far North Queensland Marlins progressed to the semi finals.
Southern Boars, Central Queensland Razorbacks, Mount Isa Mongrels and Northern Stingers progressed to the Plate Final play-offs.
Round Two Wednesday 3 May
Game 1 Southern Boars 18 defeated Central Queensland Razorbacks 12
Game 2 Northern Stingers 32 defeated the Mount Isa Mongrels 12
Game 3 Wide Bay Crocs 34 defeated the South East Muddies 12
Game 4 Far North Queensland Marlins 14 defeated the Brisbane Bulldogs 6
Wide Bay Crocs and the Far North Queensland Marlins progressed to the Grand Final.
Southern Boars and the Northern Stingers progressed to the plate final.
Brisbane Bulldogs and the South East Muddies contest 3 v 4.
Finals Friday 6 May
3 v 4 South East Muddies 24 defeated the Brisbane Bulldogs 10
Plate Final Northern Stingers 26 defeated the Southern Boars 6
Grand Final Wide Bay Crocs 34 defeated the Far North Queensland Marlins 16
Defensive Player of the Carnival – winner of the Peter Edwards Shield – Steve Holland – South East Muddies
Player of the Final – Brent Sheriff – Wide Bay Crocs
Player of the Carnival -winner of the John Weier Medal – Jake Carl – Wide Bay Crocs