After a round one bye, the Greater Northern League gets its first look at Queechy Penguins as both sides travel to Smithton this weekend.
The men's contest will be a rematch of last season's semi-final, which saw the Penguins put an end to Smithton's hopes of a fairytale run after making the finals for the first time since 2014.
The Coastal side faced a tough initiation against Burnie Baptist last week, while their women are in the same boat as the Penguins, having both had a bye in round one.
Friday night action hits McKenna Park as South Burnie hosts Devonport in women's play and faces cross-town rivals Burnie Baptist in men's, in what should be a cracking match.
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The men's pair got their seasons off to winning ways, finding the scoreboard with regularity in their respective wins, and could be another high-scoring clash featuring Baptist's Khan Riley and Hawk Stu Bowles.
Devonport's return to the women's competition came at a 5-0 cost while South went down to the two-time reigning premiers 2-0, so both teams will be eager to find the back of the net for the first time this season.
After accounting for South Burnie last week, City Marians' women face another hungry outfit this week in South Launceston, who come into the clash on the back of a strong win.
Gracing the Northern turf for the Suns' second consecutive home game, the contest sees Kiah Williams face her former side for the first time after starring in her South Launceston debut.
The men's battle between the two sides last season saw a comfortable 9-0 win to eventual premiers South but Marians showed in their first hit-out they aren't going to be pushed over in competition, while the Suns had a tight start.
Launceston City's men will be hungry to get their first win of the season after a last-minute loss last Wednesday as they take on West Devonport.
Rested and ready after their mid-week game, the Tigers travel up the Bass Highway for their Dragons clash, with the home side having taken it to Devonport early on last weekend.
West Devonport's women began their run at another grand final with a strong victory last weekend and will be hoping to do the same against Launceston City, who felt the wrath of South Launceston in round one - going down 4-0.