Huntly is through to its first HDFL grand final after belting North Bendigo by 66 points in the preliminary final today.
The Hawks won 20.18 (138) to 11.6 (72) at Colbinabbin.
The win advances the Hawks to next week's grand final against defending premiers Lockington-Bamawm United.
Braidy Dickens kicked six goals for the Hawks, whose best also included Tom Curry, Ryan Semmel, Kyle Shepherd, Michael Fitzgerald and Cory Lobb.
Huntly making the grand final comes only two years after the Hawks had claimed their 10th wooden spoon in a row.
Full-forward Michael Spooner bagged seven goals for North Bendigo.
Josh Gitsham, Jordan Ford, Ryan Alford, Ash Craig and Cameron Lomas were other strong players for the Bulldogs.
Semi-final - Navarre 15.11 (101) d Natte Bealiba 10.9 (69).
The Grasshoppers led by nine points at three quarter-time before booting six goals to two in the final term to blow the margin out to 32 points.
The win moves Navarre into a preliminary final next week against Carisbrook, while it's season over for Natte Bealiba.
Second semi-final - Charlton 17.16 (118) d St Arnaud 13.12 (90).
The game was up for grabs at three quarter-time as Charlton led by six points.
But the Navy Blues broke it open in the last term with five goals to two.
Charlton now has a week off before the grand final in a fortnight, while St Arnaud now must take on the in-form Wedderburn in next Saturday's preliminary final.