IN THE RESERVES
The reserves qualifying final also saw a come from behind win with Leongatha kicking four last quarter goals to one to sneak in by six points against Traralgon.
The Maroons had led at each of the breaks by 11, four and 10 points but couldn’t hold back Leongatha’s strong finish. At the siren it was the Parrots home 9-7 to 8-7. Better players for the winners were Matthew Chalmers, Chris Rump, Des Bowman, Matthew Borschman, Rhett Kelly and Sam Horvath.
Traralgon’s best were Jacob Vuvenovic, Stuart Goddard, Tyler Mustoe, Jordan Bourke, Ryan Burns and Kade Duncan.
In the reserves’ elimination final on Sunday Morwell had an easy win over Moe.
Full forward Michael “Chunky” Duncan’s five goals were a key factor in the Tigers’ nine-goal victory.
They’ll line-up against Traralgon in the first semifinal next weekend.