EAGLEHAWK scored the last two goals of the contest to beat South Bendigo by three points in Saturday's Bendigo Football League reserves preliminary final.
The Hawks made a flying start to the match and led 32-1 at quarter-time.
After being kept goalless in the first half, South Bendigo hit back to be within three points at a quarter to go.
The Bloods gained a 10-point lead in the final term after goals by Neville Clark (2) and Jonas Somerville.
Eaglehawk refused to give up and goals by Luke Milroy and Tom Harrington within 25 seconds put the Two Blues back in front.