GROUP 3 Junior Rugby League president Warren Blissett is adamant nothing changes this weekend despite yesterday's announcement of eased community sport restrictions.
As most winter codes head into the final weekend of action for 2020, Mr Blissett said spectators would certainly not have free rein to attend junior matches.
"It may create a bit of confusion that people think it's open slather, but it's not - we still have to stay within the bounds of 500 people (in the venue)," he said.
"Each player will get four tickets to give out so that can be grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters."
The junior rugby league season will finish with a three-day finale with the under-13, under-15 and under-17 league tag deciders to kick things off on Friday night at Jack Neal Oval.
On Saturday at Regional Stadium the under-10, under-11 and under-12 fixtures will be played while the under-13 through to under-18 matches will head to Wingham Sporting Complex on Sunday.
Elsewhere, Football Mid North Coast chairman Mike Parsons was excited the restrictions had been eased to a point where more people from the same family could attend.
"It means the parents, grandparents and caregivers can come out to watch the children play while practicing regular social distancing," he said.
"It's a great opportunity for the last round to have a final hurrah after the stop-start COVID-19 season that's been very trying and testing."
Mr Parsons, however, implored spectators to not become complacent.
"It's hygiene, hygiene, hygiene and social distancing times three; it's all the things we need to do to keep safe on a daily basis," he said.
Hastings Valley Netball Association will also hold their grand finals at Macquarie Park on Saturday.
However, they have made the decision to maintain the one spectator per player rule that has been in place for the entire season.
That is due to the amount of teams and players that are expected to compete at the venue throughout the day and concerns that surround exceeding the 500 spectator limit.
"I can only commend everyone for their adherence to what we've asked of them," president Cathy Glover said.
"It's wonderful to see when the going gets tough we keep going and what's more rewarding is that everyone gets to play on the final day of the season.
"Whilst we'd love more parents to be able to spectate, it won't be the case."
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