Boosted by the home field advantage, the Macleay Valley Eagles Under-15s earned an upset victory over the Bellingen Bulldogs in the minor semi-final last Sunday.
Despite missing their three 'top guns', the Eagles were able to dominate the final quarter to earn an 82-48 victory.
The Bellingen boys challenged the Eagles for the majority of the contest.
The win advances the Eagles to the preliminary final. They will take on Sawtell on the road this Sunday with the winner to advance to the grand final.
The Eagles encourage everyone to show their support for the local team by attending Richardson Park, Sawtell, at 2.15pm this Sunday.
The Eagles finished the season in fourth position and will be the fairytale story if they can reach the grand final.
There are no other Eagles sides in the finals.
All four age groups of the AFL North Coast Juniors League compete at Jim Stirling Oval on August 11.
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