Sea Eagles learn their destiny
THE Mackay AFL Allied Pickford’s Cup fixture for the upcoming season has been finalised, with the Sea Eagles to open their campaign against Eastern Swans on March 28.
Rogers Oval will host Whitsunday’s first match of the year, with the season extended to 16 games each.
After finishing last year in fifth place, the Sea Eagles will play eight games at the Whitsunday Sportspark throughout the season before finals commence on August 29.
Whitsunday will play Swans, City Hawks, North Mackay Saints and Northern Beaches Magpies three times in the year while facing Bakers Creek Tigers and the reigning premiers, the Moranbah Bulldogs, just twice. There will also be three byes in the season. The Sea Eagles first home game will be against the Hawks on April 11.