TERANG Mortlake is planning to play its first home game at D.C Farran Oval following a fixture change.
The Bloods will play Warrnambool at the Mortlake venue in round two.
The Saturday, April 13 game was originally scheduled for Terang.
New Bloods president Dave Roberts said the alteration was made with a long-term view.
"The Terang Recreation Reserve was re-seeded a month ago," he said.
"It's taken but it's not quite where we'd like it to be.
"It might be right Saturday week and it might not be. We thought we'd save the hassle.
"It was best to call it early."
Roberts said D.C Farran Oval was "a perfect ground".
"I think it's the best in the league," he said.
Terang Mortlake's committee will meet on Wednesday to discuss whether or not to bring a Mortlake game back to Terang later in the season.
The Bloods' first game at Terang is in round four - a night fixture against Port Fairy.
"This gives us a month (to get it right), it should be cherry ripe for the night game," Roberts said.
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