Blues take on Camels in the grand final

The Eastside Blues will take on the Katherine Camels in this week’s grand final of the Worksafe Big Rivers Football League.

TILT AT HISTORY: The Eastide Blues will be looking to make it five premierships in a row on Saturday night.

TILT AT HISTORY: The Eastide Blues will be looking to make it five premierships in a row on Saturday night.

The Eastside Blues had a thumping win over the Beswick Bears in the preliminary final on Saturday night.

Final scores:

Eastside Blues 7.2 (44) 10.2 (62) 14.2 (86) 16.5 (101) d Beswick Bears 0.1 (1) 2.4 (16) 3.5 (23) 9.7 (61).

Fittingly, the two best teams of the year will compete for the premiership.

The grand final will be played at Nitmiluk Oval on Saturday from 7pm.

Both Camels and Blues have beaten each over during the regular season so the Camels take favouritism for the flag courtesy of their straight run into the grand final by beating the Blues.

The grand final will be played at Nitmiluk Oval on Saturday from 7pm.

The Eastside Blues will be to looking to rewrite records after winning their fourth flag in a row in 2016 to become the second team in BRFL history to achieve four premierships in a row.

Now the Blues have a chance for five in a row.

Only two weeks ago the Katherine Camels went straight into the grand final of the Big Rivers Football League after a convincing win over early frontrunners Eastside Blues.

It was still a good season for the exciting Beswick Bears which had a last kick win over the more fancied Katherine South Crocs in their final to reach the preliminary final.

The Crocs led all day until a 50 metre goal in the final minute saw the Bears win by two points and book a place in theweekend’s preliminary final against Eastside Blues.

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