Leongatha has bounced back from last week's loss to overcome Traralgon and book itself a spot in this weekend's Gippsland League grand final.
The Parrots defeated the Maroons 18.15 (123) to 10.9 (69) to set up a rematch against semi-final
Leongatha's Patrick McGrath found
Chris Dunne then slotted two and by the end of the first
The Parrots went on to score the first four of the second term, before Lee Stockdale and Troy Forrest pulled two back for the Maroons.
Stockdale and Haydn Hector
By three-quarter-time the Parrots had opened up a 48-point lead, 13.12 (90) to 6.6 (42).
In the final
Speaking yesterday, Traralgon coach Mark Collison said his team had played "pretty poorly".
"We didn't use the
"We made a lot of basic skill errors which probably made the difference in the end."
But Collison said there were some bright spots.
"The back end of the second quarter we kicked three in a row but a turnover in our back 50 led to a goal - which you can't afford to do," he said.
"Unfortunately we couldn't handle the heat."
Collison praised the Parrots' ability to maintain their performance throughout the game.
"They were really good, played the complete four quarters and won in every aspect of the game - so they were quality," he said.
"We weren't underestimating them, but I think if we played our absolute best footy we could beat them.
"(But) if you've got two sides and one of them doesn't come to play it makes for a long day."
Dunne kicked four majors for Leongatha, while McGrath and Maskell contributed three each.
Hopkins and Dale Houghton each kicked two and Hillberg, Chris Verboon, Hawking and Rhett Kelly each booted one.
Johnston, Forrest, Rohan
McGrath, Luke Bowman, Zak Vernon, Hopkins, Dunne and Houghton were best for Leongatha.
Traralgon's best were Tim