LADDER-leader North Warrnambool Eagles wants its attack to keep opposition guessing.
The Eagles had 14 goal-kickers in their 18.24 (132) to 7.7 (49) rout of Hamilton Kangaroos at Melville Oval on Saturday. Coach Adam Dowie said it was pleasing.
"You'd definitely rather have different avenues to goal rather than be relying on one or two people to kick a winning score," he said.
"If we had have kicked straight it would've been more impressive. We took 16 or 17 marks inside 50 and had over 60 entries."
The defeat, coupled with South Warrnambool's win over Warrnambool, ended the Roos' finals chances.
Outgoing coach Matt Dunn said he wanted to finish his four-year reign on a high.
"We sit 8-9 at the moment and we'd like to even the ledger and take positives out of that," he said.
"In my tenure we haven't beaten Port Fairy so it's a scalp I'd like to get."
Both sides had minor injury concerns.
Eagle Jarryd Lewis was rested after half-time after receiving a knock to his leg and Kangaroo Chris Quinn hurt his calf.
The Eagles are also worried defender Mitch Bowman might miss the rest of the season.
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