MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - SEPTEMBER 16: Steven Morris of the Tigers tackles Brendan Whitecross of the Hawks during the VFL Semi Final match between Box Hill and Richmond at Fortburn Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/AFL Media/Getty Images)
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VFL

Box Hill Hawks 8.6 (54) def by Richmond Tigers 18.11 (119)

Richmond advanced to the VFL grand final with a comprehensive 65-point win over Box Hill. The Tigers set up the win with a 6.5 (41) to 0.1 (1) openign term.

Callum Moore booted four majors for the Tigers, while Anthony Miles (30 disposals, seven tackles) and Sam Lloyd (27 disposals, six tackles) continued their impressive form.

Shaun Hampson had 24 hitouts and collected 14 disposals in the ruck.

Captain David Mirra was best on ground for Box Hill, finishing with 26 disposals, nine marks, two tackles and two goals in a day to forget for the Hawks.

Williamstown 8.11 (59) def by Port Melbourne 12.10 (82)

Port Melbourne booked its place in the grand final with a 23-point win over Williamstown, who finished the regular season on top of the ladder.

Khan Haretuku kicked three goals for the victors, while Tom O’Sullivan collected 31 disposals and former Saint Eli Templeton finished with 25 touches and a goal.

For Williamstown, Adam Marcon had a team high 26 disposals and 12 tackles while ruckman Nicholas Meese finished with a whopping 78 hitouts.

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