Swifts v Edenhope-Apsley

IT will be a meeting of two in-form teams at North Park on Saturday when Swifts host Edenhope-Apsley.

The Baggies and Saints are each undefeated, with Swifts coming off a confidence-boosting upset of Kalkee and Edenhope-Apsley playing a hard-fought match against Natimuk United.

Neither team has any major injury concerns.

The Baggies are expected to name an unchanged side, while Bartley Nolan given a rest after suffering a concussion at the weekend is the only out for the Saints.

The two sides met in last season's first semi-final, with Edenhope-Apsley ending Swifts' season with a second-quarter burst.

Swifts co-coach Ben Martin said neither that result nor his team's win over Kalkee would influence its approach to the match.

"Until you play each team once in a season, there's always a bit of the unknown so we'll be approaching each game on its merits," he said.

"We've had a couple of good wins so far, but we can't be pleased with what we've done and rest on two games when there are another 16 rounds to go."

Saints coach Grant Coxon said his side would also approach the match as a danger game.

"When I first looked at the fixture I wanted us to be 2-0 knowing that this was probably going to be a tough game," he said.

"It's a pretty tough team to beat at home from what the boys have told me and they're pretty hard at the footy.

"We've just got to go in with our game plan, and if we win the ball forward out of the centre as much as we have been, we should do well."

Ground: North Park, Stawell, tomorrow, 2.20pm.

Umpires: A. Hallam and G. Schutz.

Last time they met: First semi-final, 2013. Edenhope-Apsley 19.10 (124) d Swifts 11.11 (77).

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