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PRELIMINARY FINALS PREVIEW
NORTHS DEVILS v MACKAY CUTTERS
Saturday, September 11
Bishop Park, 2pm * Live on ABC TV
Referee: Clayton Sharpe
The Cutters have been forced to make two changes for the biggest match in their short history. Luke Fatnowna (knee) and Shannon Gallant (ankle) were this week ruled out in the wake of Mackay's gritty 14-4 win over the Sunshine Coast. Zac Dalton replaces Fantowna on the bench, while Ben Harris slots into the backline in Gallant's absence. With Harris to start at centre, Donald Malone moves to fullback for the Bishop Park clash. The city of Mackay is buzzing with excitement following the Cutters' stunning upset win over the Sea Eagles that now places them 80 minutes away from an historic grand final berth. Mackay insiders are confident that they can knock over the Devils and even take out the big one if they can reproduce last week's