It wouldn't be season 2021 without a few curveballs on the eve of finals.
Several Central Highlands Football League finalists have been left impacted by Melbourne's extended lockdown, with their stars cooped up inside their homes, unable to travel.
That being said, it's just another obstacle in a year that's had plenty.
Who's going to be left standing after the first weekend of finals?
The Courier's Matt Currill and Ollie Nash dive into everything you need to know before the finals series kicks off.
It's also an on-camera debut or Ollie's new mullet, which he's growing for the Black Dog Institute's Mullets for Mental Health campaign. The campaign is pushing to raise much-needed funds for mental health research. You can find out more about that here.
Watch the video below.
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