Thirteen game winning streak
Southport lost its first two games and then remained undefeated for the next thirteen to finish the home and away series on top of the ladder and clear premiership favourites (Click here to read article).
A last round narrow and unimpressive victory over Beenleigh was a warning of a loss of form during the finals. The Second Semi Final was lost by 1 point to Surfers Paradise. Demon’s recruit John Towner, the former Essendon key position player, dominated the match and was the difference in the end (Click here for Second Semi Final photo).
A further narrow Preliminary Final loss was to follow to eventual Premiers, Palm Beach – Currumbin.