Port City Breakers coach Dan Kemp doesn't care where the Group 3 rugby league grand final is played on September 26.
Kemp has thrown his support behind Lank Bain Sporting Complex at Wauchope regardless of whether his side has earned hosting rights or not.
They currently sit in fourth position on the ladder while the Blues have the inside running to host the decider after an undefeated season so far.
"I'd prefer Wauchope for the sake of the footy and I think it's a better spectacle for a Group 3 ground," Kemp said.
"They put together a really good day out there, they do, so if they're the option I'd absolutely go there. It's now my job to make sure we get there."
He said far more important things went into preparing a first grade rugby league side than the location of the match.
"A patch of grass won't win or lose me a game of footy. If we're good enough to make and win a grand final we will," he said.
"I've been beaten at home, won at home, lost away, won away ... it just doesn't bother me. It's not in the top 100 things I need to worry about.
"Wauchope are a good footy club and if they're one of the options, let them have it. I think they've earned that previously with what they've done on grand final days."
The Blues are first and in the box seat to host a second-straight Group 3 grand final.
They could be as close as three wins away from again appearing on the last Sunday of the season.
The Breakers and Port Macquarie Sharks, however, have plans on dethroning the Blues and earning hosting rights.
That's when things get a little cloudy. With Regional Stadium currently out of action due to its location as a mass COVID testing clinic, where will the match take place?
Both clubs have been in discussions with Port Macquarie-Hastings Council with the Sharks currently in second spot on the ladder.
There is still a lot of football to be played before it's an issue, but Sharks coach Dave Geary said Laurieton Oval was the alternative with Stuart Park believed to be too small for a grand final.
The Sharks felt Laurieton, however, wouldn't provide them with a home ground advantage.
"The best thing about playing footy is playing in front of good crowds and I think the crowd would be pretty minimal down there," he said.
"There wouldn't be any advantage to us hypothetically if we did host a grand final down there.
"I know the rugby (union) season's going to be finished before ours so I think there needs to be something done about us having a grand final here in Port."
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council acting group manager for Recreation, Property and Building Services Lucilla Marshall said they would work with the clubs to make sure fields are prepared and sharing with other clubs is managed.
Ms Marshall encouraged the community to support local sporting clubs by enjoying the local live sports scene while being COVID-safe when going to games to cheer for their team.
"We understand sport unites people and looking forward to a grand final is a great distraction from the ongoing restrictions," she said.
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