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Seagulls have sights set on the women's decider

BRENDAN Bowers is adamant his Hervey Bay Seagulls are back on track ahead of the team's biggest game of the season.

The Seagulls shocked the competition when they snapped Past Brothers' near two-year undefeated streak at Stafford Park on July 15.

Nothing has gone to plan since then.

Hervey Bay lost its last three regular season games, then fell 32-18 to Isis Devils in the qualifying final.

Bowers said he was confident the team was back on track, which it showed in the 32-8 minor semi final win against Burnett Heads.

"After we beat Brothers we got a bit ahead of ourselves,” he said. "We finally got back to it (last week). We were carrying a few injuries but we've got a few of girls back.”

The Seagulls will travel to Bundaberg's Salter Oval to face Isis in a preliminary final tomorrow. The winner will face Past Brothers, with the loser finished for 2017.

Bowers said he expected his team to perform as a successful unit.

"We don't have one or two superstars,” Bowers said.

"We've always been across the park: do your job, that's it. If we play to our potential we will go very well.

"We're not getting ahead of ourselves now. At the start of the finals we set the goal of three wins. We're one down, and hopefully we'll get the next this week.”

Kick-off at 3pm.



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