CAMPERDOWN awaits a Hampden grand final opponent after relegating Koroit to the preliminary final. The Standard casts an eye over the second semi-final.
Can Camperdown ride a wave of momentum to a premiership? The Magpies are playing with a Richmond-like belief which is keeping them in games and giving them a lift when the contest is on the line. They haven’t won a flag since 2000 when now-Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley was at the helm.
2: Deja Vu
Portland’s Hanlon Park is not a happy hunting ground for Koroit which lost its second straight second semi-final at the venue on Saturday. The Saints fell to Port Fairy in 2017.
3: Born and bred
The Pies are littered with players who have grown up together. The tight bond is evident in playing style.