The final roster round of State League matches before finals sets up some interesting clashes that will determine the order of the final five and match-ups for elimination and qualifying finals the following week.
South Launceston takes on Burnie in a game moved from Youngtown to Aurora Stadium that will decide which team finishes on top of the ladder and will earn a week off and a home region second semi-final as the reward.
The Bulldogs were impressive in beating North Hobart by 96 points on Saturday and look forward to another crack at Burnie, which they have beaten twice this year.
''We asked for the game to be moved to Aurora with the bigger picture in mind because all the finals are going to be played there, and Youngtown is a real mess at the moment with all the rain we've had and NTFA finals were played on it at the weekend,'' Bulldogs coach Mitch Thorp said.
''We wanted to play on a good surface to get the ball in space and try to run and open Burnie up.''
Launceston faces cross-town rival North Launceston at Aurora Stadium on Friday night.
It has to beat the Northern Bombers and hope Lauderdale knocks off Clarence for the Blues to finish third and grab the double chance off the Roos.
The Northern Bombers have missed out on finals, but are looking to shape the final's make-up and grab a big scalp to finish off their season after being unlucky to not have beaten Burnie on Saturday.
The Blues were lucky to get over the line against the Bombers the last time the two met under lights at Aurora, with a last-minute goal to Brennan Savage getting them the points.
Launceston's form has dropped off in the final rounds, and the Blues need to produce their best as a final's warm-up.
Savage is set to miss again with a small calf tear and the Blues have some players carrying injuries, including Scott Stephens with a hip problem.
''We need to keep winning if we're going to strive for that third spot, and it will be good to get some momentum heading into finals,'' Savage said.
''North will be a big game and they pushed us right to the end the last time, so we will have our work cut out for us against them.
''If we put in a performance against them like we did against Devonport it won't be good enough.
''So we need to get our act together and make sure we play some good footy and 100 minutes of it going into finals.''
Clarence and Lauderdale clash at Bellerive with the result of that game to determine third spot.