LEADER: Jesse Lawrence of the Gympie Cats.
LEADER: Jesse Lawrence of the Gympie Cats. LEEROY TODD

Gympie's leadership team will deliver when it counts

LEADERS: Gympie Cats will be without star and captain Lanze Magin but coach Courtney Findlay believes his leadership will get the job done.

Joint Stedman Medal winner Scott Stiefler will captain the team alongside Tim Ellingsen, with young guns Jesse Lawrence and Jack Cross serving as vice captains when the Cats go into battle.

"Our leadership group has been fantastic,” Findlay said. "The age bracket of our best is between 18 to 25 region, and they've stood up all year.”

The side is well-drilled and prepared for its grand final against the Bombers, who they beat in the qualifying final a fortnight ago to earn direct entry to the decider. Findlay is not worried about his side entering enemy territory for the most important game of the year.

"We'll control how we play the game and what we do on the field,” he said.

"Hopefully we can deliver.”