THE penultimate round of the AFL South Coast seniors will be played this weekend, with all teams looking to finish the last two rounds on a high note.
The Kiama Power, having already secured the minor premiership, will play a make up game against the Shellharbour Suns at Bonaira Oval, which was originally postponed in round three.
The Suns had a morale boosting win at home against the Nowra Blues last weekend, all but ending the Blues’ chances for a finals berth.
The Power will be looking to run a few players into match fitness in readiness for finals, while the Suns will hope to be competitive against the form side of the competition.
After a defeat at the hands of the Power last weekend, the Bomaderry Tigers travel across to Bargo to take on competition battlers Wollondilly in what will hopefully not be too cold or windy conditions.
The Tigers would have liked to wrap up second spot with a win against Kiama, but it was not to be, so will rely on other results to see if they can get that all important double chance.
The Knights have really had another tough year, but to their credit, will bring their best against the Tigers, in what will be a tough, hard fought match.
Wollongong, seeking the same double chance that Bomaderry are, host Figtree at Keira Oval.
The Bulldogs have managed to get a late run on in the second half of the season, and if they manage one win from their last two games, they will all but lock Bomaderry out of the number two position.
The Kangaroos have managed a couple of good wins in first grade, and would love nothing more to knock off the Bulldogs, in what would be the win of their season if they can pull it off.
The Kangaroos have been building a strong footy club off the field, and in time the results will come as they go from strength to strength.
Both teams also face off in reserves prior to the first grade encounter, with reserves starting at 12.10pm and first grade at 2.10pm.
The Nowra Blues and Albatross Demons travel to Hollymount Park to face off with the Northern Districts Tigers tomorrow.
The fixture was supposed to be originally played at Nowra, but the grounds were swapped in round eight due to wet weather.
The Blues must win this game, as it is with Norths that they are competing with for that all important last position for the finals.
Norths are the form side coming in to this game, so the Blues will have their work cut out for them.
The Demons will certainly be too strong for the Norths’ reserves, but will value the run after a bye last weekend.
Again, reserves at 12.15pm, Firsts at 2.10pm.
The other two games this weekend see Port Kembla play Bomaderry in the rescheduled round three game for reserves, while Ulladulla host Kiama at the Ulladulla Sports Park.
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