Saints battle for fourth with Taree

In an important match for the finals picture, the fourth-placed Kempsey Saints will do battle with the Taree Wildcats, who are in fifth place, this Saturday.

There’s plenty at stake with the two sides locked on 25 competition points, with Saints ahead on goal differential.

A win will lock up a finals spot while a loss will open the door for the Camden Haven Redbacks, who trail both sides by three competition points.

It’s highly likely the Saints and Wildcats will meet in the first weekend of the finals, in an elimination contest.

The winner of this match will likely benefit from the home field advantage for the knockout game.

The Saints were outclassed 2-0 when the sides met earlier this season but Kempsey are hopeful of turning the tables on their home field.

Neither side can move into the top three, as Port United are ahead by seven points with two rounds remaining.

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