Billy Slater will miss the grand final if he can't beat a shoulder charge ban at the judiciary.
Jesse Riley wasn't exactly comfortable sitting on the sideline but the Bushranger will gladly take the result.
A dream premiership will have to wait at least another season for Hervey Bay product J'maine Hopgood.
Everything that could go wrong, did go wrong, for Bayside Strikers in the Wide Bay League 2 grand final.
Fraser Coast's winter sports grand finals are in the books but there's another chance to honour your favourite and most deserving local premier teams
Clubs are on the hunt for players and coaches ahead of the new season, which will start on October 13.
The Games will feature 10 sports, with darts, football, swimming and athletics among those to be held in upcoming weeks.
The introduction of a Superbowl-style play-off between Bundaberg and the Fraser Coast's premiers will have to wait another season.
The region's youngest athletes should not have to endure penalties to decide a grand final victor.
The league champions, Tinana, were surprisingly on the back foot from the start as an enthusiastic Sunbury took it to their highly-fancied rivals.