Earlier this year
SF Game 1: Perth vs Illawarra
Finals actions starts tonight in the west. Gee it seems a foregone conclusion that the Cats will be there come finals time, but Illawarra are back and it seems they have a point to prove.
It's the most defensive team vs the 2nd most defensive team so expect a tight game. No Cotton for the Cats so they'll have to find another way and find another hero. They enter Thunderdome losing their last two games, the Hawks dropped their last game.
The Cats carry historical form and Trevor G will be cracking his fingers like a gangster going into a fight (assuming he doesn't use Anom), but he has a worthy adversary in The Gorj who has a perfect record of finals appearances.
This will be a cracker and the Cats should just do enough to get a W