Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Reality Is. There Can Only Be One!

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Reality Is. There Can Only Be One!

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WE are at the stage of the season when the words of Sean Connery in the movie Highlander, athere can be only onea become reality.

To win a premiership remains a lifelong highlight for all players as well as supporters and this weekend sees the culmination of a season of hard work for all involved in league.

Last weekend we saw the John Donnelly Good Guys ladies premiership decided when Brothers were too strong for Wests.

This weekend the action kicks off at 11am in the Meng Group Tyre and Mechanical under-18 grand final between Souths and Norths with the winner laying claim to the Richie Irelandes Cup.

Norths got up in extra time last weekend against Sarina in what was the game of the weekend and this game promises to be as exciting.

The NQ Cleaning and Paints reserve grade begins at 1pm with Brothers and Proserpine clashing to see who will hoist the Max Grosskreutz Cup.

The Prossie boys caused the upset of last weekend by defeating Souths to advance to the grand final.

At 3pm we see the Skills Training Mackay A-grade game between Brothers and Souths.

Brothers would have relished the week off as they had broken bodies all over the park at the end of their last encounter with Souths.

Souths on the other hand will be battle-hardened after a very physical clash with Moranbah last weekend.

The defence from both sides was ruthless and the courage showed beyond question.

Special effort

THE Skills Training Mackay Cutters' gritty 14-4 semi-final win over 2009 premiers Sunshine Coast last week was something special.

I can honestly say that was the best defensive effort from any team I have been involved with in all my time in rugby league.

Each time a Sea Eagles player made a break or came close to scoring a Cutters player would come out of nowhere and produce an extra effort to shut the play down. …

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