President Geoff Kelly is confident the Port City Breakers are financially stable and this year's disrupted 2021 Group 3 rugby league season won't push them to the brink.
The Breakers played just three home games before Regional Stadium was turned into a COVID-19 mass testing site and they had to find somewhere else to play.
So far that has proven difficult with locations such as Laurieton and Kendall thrown around, both of which do not have adequate facilities.
And while the Breakers will be the first to admit the community's health is far more important than playing a game of rugby league, they will suffer a significant hit to their bottom line.
But Kelly feels it won't be terminal.
"Financially it's going to have a big effect on us because we aren't hosting home games, but over the last five or six years we've built a financially stable club," Kelly said.
"When you host home games you've got the canteen, you do the doubles and your gate, and when you're away you don't get the canteen.
"But that's not even a quarter of what we would normally make so it does affect the club financials so this year is going to be a really tough year financially for us, no doubt."
For all-but those three matches in late May and early June, Port City have been on the road and it now appears they are destined to be nomads for the remainder of their campaign.
Somehow, they still sit in fourth position.
This weekend's clash with Macleay Valley was originally rescheduled for Laurieton, but the logistics of moving resources in and out on game day made that almost impossible for the club to host.
The Mustangs have offered up Verge Street as a venue where the Breakers will control the gate.
"For us to use Laurieton on a regular basis would require a lot of manpower and taking things in and out weekly and that's not feasible," Kelly said.
"We would have limited resources compared to what we would normally use so this weekend we're at Kempsey and Macleay Valley have been generous to give us the gate and the doubles."
Kelly said the Breakers and Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will meet this week with the two entities set to discuss ways to lessen the hit to the club's hip pocket.
"COVID and handling people's health is more important than playing football and if that means we have to be on the road and talk to the other clubs (about hosting) ... it's not what we want, but it's how it is," Kelly said.
"We've got to get on with it and play football."
Port City's sponsors have also been affected by the club's inability to host home games although Kelly said they were thankful they had stuck with them.
"Even through the COVID period our sponsors have been fantastic and we support them as best we can," he said.
"It's a big issue not having them mentioned at away games because they don't get the support they should get."
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