Heavily fancied in the pre-season to be a championship contender, Brisbane disappointed with two losses to open their AUL campaign.
But two straight wins, including a straight sets victory here has them sitting pretty in second position on the ladder with one round left to play.
The Breakers were clinical in every regard, repelling some strong Adelaide raids and the ever-present Di Worman who made life as difficult for Brisbane as she could.
Three teams will be looking to take the final place in the decider against Sydney, but only one can prevail.
Breakers unstoppable in first set annihilation
Adelaide set a tight defence early on but the Breakers sent an ominous warning by moving the disc with tremendous efficiency for the opening goal to Sam McGuckin.
The teams traded goals and Michaela Dunmall had a chance to equalise for Adelaide only for the disc to spring from her hands.
Brisbane made them pay as McGuckin grabbed his second while Braden Cheng soared above a pack of most Breakers player to score and push his side out to a 5-2 advantage.
The goals kept pouring in, McGuckin grabbing two more and Murphy his second as the Breakers played fluent, confident Ultimate that Adelaide had no answer for.
Dunmall grabbed a consolation goal, but it was all Brisbane who closed out the set 8-3.
Brisbane holds on in tense second set
Adelaide needed to make life more difficult for the fast-flowing Breakers offence and they did turn the screws in the opening exchanges of the second set.
It forced Brisbane into a more patient approach, Cheng opening the scoring but Dunmall quickly replying to lock the scores up at 1-1.
Cheng and Parsons threatened to blow the scoreline out again with rapidfire goals to set up a 3-1 lead for the Breakers, but Adelaide had other ideas.
Goals to Worman and Lachlan McDonald locked the scores up once again and set up a tense finish to the set.
An Ava Mueller goal scored for Brisbane with four minutes left to play, but it would be the last goal of regular time as both sides locked down on the defensive end.
Rosa Wang ended up provided the decisive goal in timecap, wrapping up the set 5-3 and the match for Brisbane.
Adelaide fight hard but Brisbane too classy in third set
McGuckin continued his goal spree to open the third quarter, but Worman quickly reminded the Breakers that Adelaide was not going down without a fight.
An Aaron Neal long pass found Kelly to keep Adelaide in the hunt to win the set but goals to Simpson and Parsons wrapped it up 7-4.