The two best sides of the 2019/20 season will go head-to-head in the TIO NTFL Men’s Premier League Grand Final on Saturday, with a close contest predicted.
Nightcliff and St Mary’s finished first and second on the ladder during the regular season, with the Green Machine the only side responsible for defeating the Tigers during this campaign.
Reigning premiers Nightcliff have lost just two matches this season, one in the Semi Final two weeks ago in a shock result that propelled Saints into a Grand Final.
The Tigers bounced back in last week’s Preliminary Final, setting up a tantalising re-match this Saturday at 7:15pm.
In other grades, PINT will be hoping to complete a fairy-tale finals series when it comes up against Nightcliff in Division 1.
Both sides accounted for the formidable Banks line up which was favourites to take out the division-leading into the business end of the season.
Coming from second and third position respectively, their clash at 4:30pm looms as compelling viewing.
In Division 2, Nightcliff and Waratah will face off after coming in top and third positions respectively to set up an enticing contest.
At 2:15pm, St Mary’s and Wanderers will meet in the Under 18 Boys Grand Final while the same two sides will feature at 10am in the Under 16 Hickman Grand Final.
All in all the day promises to be an excellent way to end what has been an entertaining NTFL season.
The details to every match can be viewed through SportsTG here.
2019/20 TIO NTFL Grand Final fixtures
TIO NTFL Men's Premier League
Grand Final – 7:15pm, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium - St Mary’s vs Nightcliff
TIO NTFL Men's Division 1
Grand Final – 4:30pm, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium – Nightcliff vs PINT
TIO NTFL Men's Division 2
Grand Final - 12pm, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium – Waratah vs Nightcliff
TIO NTFL Under 18 Boys
Grand Final – 2:15pm, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium - St Mary’s vs Wanderers
TIO NTFL Under 16 Hickman
Grand Final - 10am, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium - St Mary’s 1 v Wanderers
TIO NTFL Under 14 Gundersen
Grand Final – 12:45pm, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium 2 – Waratah vs Nightcliff Black
TIO NTFL Under 14 Lew Fatt
Grand Final – 11am, Saturday 14 March - TIO Stadium 2 – Banks vs Southern Districts 2