Teams: Australia & Newcastle United
Either way third looks locked in with Collingwood having to beat the Bullies and us having to lose for the two teams to swap positions. The percentage is tight so if this does happen we drop to fourth.
There are two options, another blood 'n' guts showdown in week-one of the finals with the winner off to the Prelim, or a trip up to the GABBA to play Brisbane who we've beaten the last two times we've played in the H & A season - both at the GABBA and AAMI.
"They picked on the wrong man - and the wrong country. It was like pouring petrol onto a fire as far as I was concerned.
There's an old saying that the dog that barks loudest never bites. They did a lot of barking but we bit them pretty hard. Uruguay's attitude just showed how scared they were of us - it was their last resort."
- Vincenzo Grella, Parma & Australia.