With Intrust Super Premiership NSW champions Illawarra preparing for the Intrust Super Championship on Sunday, we take a look at their opponents - the Burleigh Bears.

The Bears, who finished second at the end of the regular Intrust Super Cup competition, defeated the Redcliffe Dolphins 26-16 in the Queensland decider at Suncorp Stadium. They were impressive on the day and will need to put forward another strong performance to defeat the Cutters at ANZ Stadium on Sunday, 2 October.

View the full highlights of the Intrust Super Premiership NSW Grand Final