Pies to play Cats for flag

LUCKNOW will play Lindenow in the East Gippsland grand final following a 23-point win over Wy Yung in the preliminary final, 15.20 (110) to 13.9 (87).

The Magpies overcame some wasted opportunities at goal in the first quarter to be in touch at half time before setting up the win with a six goal to two second quarter.

Shaun Ryan and Joel Kelly led the way for the Magpies, kicking 10 goals between them, while Matt Counahan and James Young booted three majors each for the Tigers.

PAYNESVILLE overcame a slow start to advance to the grand final in the reserves, defeating Stratford by a goal, 9.5 (59) to 7.11 (53).

Three goals down at half-time and with just one goal on the board, the Gulls booted six majors in the third term to take a 15-point lead into the final change.

Shaun Ryan and Jake Costigan kicked three goals each for the Gulls, while Gary Fenton and Stephen McKerrow were the multiple goal scorers for the Swans with two a-piece.

Mark Nichols, Tim Hawkins, Kade Simmons and Corey Fulford were also among the Swans better players.

STRATFORD has earned another shot at Lakes Entrance in the grand final, defeating Wy Yung by 19 points in the preliminary final.

Trailing by two points at three quarter time in a close contest throughout, the Swans pulled away in the final term to win 9.8 (62) to 6.7 (43).

Liam Lemon and Josh Kiss led the way for Stratford, kicking seven of the Swans nine goals between them.

Dan McCole, Lachlan Schilg, Jason Green and the French brothers were also prominent for the Swans.