St Michael's hope for a win over Drung South

ST MICHAEL'S will look to its men to find form against Drung South on Saturday after a semi-final loss to Kalkee at the weekend.

The Saints women played their part in the semi-final and will hope for another big performance against the Drung South team.

The Saints got off to a slow start on Saturday and could not recover against the strong Kalkee side particularly the men.

Drung South also started slowly against Central Park before hitting its straps.

A consistent effort by both the women and men allowed Drung South to sweep to a comfortable win against the Parkers.

The singles could be the crucial point in tomorrow's match.

The Saints split their singles at the weekend, while for Drung it was the turning point of the match with a 3-1 result in its favour.

It will be a close, hard-fought contest and one worth watching.

The winner will have to face a Kalkee side which, if at full strength, will be the team to beat.

Draw: St Michael's v Drung South, at Central Park.

'Teena' tips: St Michael's.

A Special

Horsham Lawn had a close tussle with Drung South at the weekend, with the singles being the turning point of the match.

Central Park Blue had another close match with sister-side Central Park Red, with the scores being locked at five-all going into the final four sets.

Park Blue prevailed three sets to one to set up Saturday's clash with Lawn.

The results for the season are locked at two matches each, so this should be another close result.

The Lawn men might have the upper hand, while the Park women could keep their side in the match.

The singles again might be the deciding factor in this match, which could come down to the final sets.

Draw: Horsham Lawn v Central Park Blue, at Haven.

Tips: Horsham Lawn.

A Grade

Central Park and Kalkee only met once this season, with Kalkee emerging as the victor.

The Parkers are coming off a big loss to Natimuk, while Kalkee had a good win against Quantong.

Kalkee has shown the past few weeks it has form coming into the finals and will want to earn a rematch against Natimuk in the grand final.

Central Park also has good winning form leading into the finals, only losing to Natimuk since Christmas.

The Kalkee women should be the most consistent, which might get them to the grand final.

The Park team will be out to upset Kalkee's plans, ensuring this will be another tight encounter.

Draw: Central Park v Kalkee, at Haven.

Tips: Kalkee.

B Special

Homers has a 2-1 record over Natimuk, but is coming off a big semi-final loss.

Natimuk will have confidence going into this match after a big win at the weekend, but Homers will be tough.

The last encounter was decided by games and this could be the case again tomorrow.

A good start in the mixed doubles will be crucial to both sides, with all other matches looking to be even.

Draw: Homers v Natimuk, at Haven.

Tips: Homers.

B Grade

With both sides having close matches at the weekend Horsham Lawn with a win and Drung South-Horsham Lutheran a loss this should be another close contest.

Drung South-Horsham Lutheran has won both encounters against Lawn this season and will look to continue that trend.

Lawn goes into this match with nothing to lose and will be out to cause an upset.

Drung South-Horsham Lutheran looks too consistent throughout its team and should progress to the grand final, but will not want to take Lawn for granted.

Draw: Drung South-Horsham Lutheran v Horsham Lawn, at Central Park.

Tips: Drung South-Horsham Lutheran.

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