The Hume league has been challenged to consider the moral implications of playing this weekend.
CDHBU will be missing coaches John Pratt, Mick Collins and Corey Smith if their game against Murray Magpies goes ahead, while a total of 19 footballers and eight netballers are stranded south of the border.
The fourth-placed Power seniors look on course to play finals, with the reserves in an identical position, and football manager Paul Rippingale has urged the league to consider their situation.
"This is a pandemic - we haven't caused this," he said.
"They've got the 11 games already and the final six is pretty well organised.
"They can turn around and say 'we'll give you two points and Magpies two points' but there could be clubs out there wanting us to not play and benefit from it.
"There's also got to be some moral decisions made, it's not just about playing footy.
"The Tallangatta league aren't playing and the Ovens and Murray aren't playing.
"Morally, is it right to play? It's got to be a consideration.
"We possibly could lose fourth spot or not play finals all over this decision.
"We've worked very hard as a footy club to get into this position with our firsts and reserves and to be disadvantaged by what's happened now, where people live, on a border bubble...
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"If they were coming from Melbourne, you'd wear it, but they're coming from Wodonga, Wahgunyah and Rutherglen.
"Clubs will probably turn around and say 'bad luck, you shouldn't recruit Victorian players' but you've got to look at where we're situated.
"We're that far out of the Hume league comp, coming this way, we've got to recruit from those areas.
"We can't pick them all up from Albury.
"I don't see any difference from what happened last week to this week.
"We're in the hands of the league. It's up to them now but our preference is not to play until restrictions are lifted."
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