HEYWOOD claimed its first premiership in 58 years while Penshurst is also celebrating a flag after today's Mininera and South West district football league grand finals.
Penshurst won a classic Mininera and District grand final, edging out perennial grand finalists Tatyoon by 12 points at Willaura.The Bombers won 16.7 (103) to 14.7 (91).
The game was close throughout with several lead changes.Tatyoon took a six-point lead into the final change and kicked the opening goal of the fourth term. Penshurst repsonded in emphatic fashion, kicking the next four goals, including a brilliant Kane Uebergang goal from the boundary.
Smooth moving Penshurst onballer Luke Ferguson was named best on ground. It was the Bombers' first premiership since 2009.
Meanwhile, Heywood is also celebrating after outclassing Westerns by 40 points in the South West District league grand final.
The success-starved Lions clinched the flag with an 18.9 (117) to 11.11 (77) win at Portland's Hanlon Park.
The triumph was their first premiership since 1954 and came barely 12 months after the club crossed from the Western Border league.
Half-back flanker Ben Millard was best on ground but was one of a host of contributors for Heywood.
Jason Walker was superb throughout, James Imbi was a livewire up forward and full forward Mick Wilson booted seven goals.
Heywood led early before trailing by two goals midway through the second quarter.
But the Lions slammed on the next seven goals - three before half time and four shortly after - to open a match-winning break.