By virtue of living in the Raiders heartland of Queanbeyan, Tony Wood aka Victor the Viking is not allowed into Queensland for Friday's preliminary final in Brisbane between the Green Machine and Melbourne Storm. COVID-19 border restrictions let ACT residents but not NSW residents into the Sunshine State so anyone from the Raiders birthplace of Queanbeyan can't get in. Added to that, Wood also attended last week's semi-final against the Roosters at the Sydney Cricket Ground as a spectator, so he, along with any other fan who attended the game in NSW, is also banned from attending Friday's preliminary final at Suncorp Stadium. "I was bracing myself. I was hoping we were going to win.