Second semi-final day in the BFNL has produced some thrilling finishes between some of the power clubs of the league.
Here's our top five BFNL second semi-finals from the past 15 years.
2013 - Golden Square 13.14 (92) d Strathfieldsaye 12.12 (84)
In Golden Square's five-year reign at the top of the BFNL, the 2013 second semi-final was the most remarkable of its finals victories.
The Bulldogs looked down and out when they trailed the minor premier Strathfieldsaye Storm by six goals at half-time.
But their self-belief and will to win never waivered and they wore down the Storm in a stunning secondhalf comeback.
Square kicked 10.10 to Storm's 4.4 after the break to win the game, 13.14 (92) to 12.12 (84).
Mentally, it gave the Dogs a huge psychological advantage for the grand final a fortnight later.
Physically, it gave the team a much-needed week off
It's fair to say that Square wouldn't have won the flag without the amazing turnaround in the second semi.
Playing coach Rick Ladson was the man who sparked the Bulldogs comeback.
With veteran forward Matt O'Toole taken to hospital with suspected broken ribs, Ladson moved himself to full-forward at the start of the third quarter with immediate impact.
He kicked the first three goals of the quarter, including a superb goal on the run from the boundary line in front of the scoreboard.
After being smashed at the stoppages in the first half, Square's midfield, led superbly by Simon Rosa, got their hands on the ball.
By three quarter-time the margin was back to 13 points.
In the last quarter, Square had all the run.
A clever snap from Harry Donegan put the Bulldogs within a goal at the seven-minute mark.
However, Storm's Kris Lea climbed high to take a pack mark in the goalsquare and he kicked truly to give the Storm an 11-point buffer.
When Tom Bartholomew followed suit a short-time later, the Storm had grabbed a 17-point lead.
In Square's time of need its big guns stood up.
Travis Baird took a screamer at centre half-forward and fed Jack Geary who calmly kicked his first goal of the game.
Jack Daley and Rhys Bradley missed shots on the run for Square before Donegan marked strongly and kicked his second goal of the final term.
From the centre clearance Rosa exploded out of the middle and found James Bristow on the lead 35m out.
He kicked his third goal of the game and the Bulldogs hit the front at the 22-minute mark.
Two minutes later Storm youngster Jake Dickens missed a snap shot from 10m out.
The Bulldogs' defence withstood the pressure from the Storm and they ran down the clock for a good 90 seconds by chipping the ball around the outer wing.
They eventually kicked long and found Bristow on the lead 60m out in front of the swimming pool rooms.
Bristow's long kick to the goalsquare somehow bounced through the pack and went through for a goal to seal the win for the Bulldogs.
Golden Square ..........3.3 3.4 8.8 13.14 (92)
Strathfieldsaye ........3.2 8.8 10.9 12.12 (84)
GOALS - Golden Square: J. Bristow 4, R. Ladson 3, H. Donegan 2, N. Carter, J. Geary, M. O'Toole, S. Rosa. Strathfieldsaye: T. Bartholomew, L. Sharp 3, K. Lea 2, V. Flood, J. Hall, B. Lester, S. Mildren.
BEST - Golden Square: S. Rosa, J. Geary, J. Bristow, M. Compston, T. Baird, B. Archard, R. Ladson. Strathfieldsaye: S. Everington, M. Ladson, J. Gawthrop, T. Dowd, A. Trollop, L. Prior.
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2017 - Eaglehawk 14.13 (97) d Strathfieldsaye 14.10 (94)
A strong start from the Storm, a Borough fightback, a second-half arm wrestle and a golden opportunity to win the game in the dying seconds missed.
The 2017 second semi-final had it all.
The turning point of the game was a five-minute period late in the second quarter when Eaglehawk rallied from a 30-point deficit to cut the margin to five points at the main break.
After being beaten through the midfield for the first 20 minutes of the second term, the Hawks took control and Riley Saunders and Ben McPhee kicked two goals each to ignite the Borough.
After the team went goal-for-goal in the third term, the Storm's four-point lead at the start of the final quarter didn't last long.
The Borough completely dominated the first five minutes of the quarter, but only managed 1.3. The goal coming from the boot of Sean Williams.
Defender Fergus Payne bobbed up to regain the lead for the Storm, but when Gedd Hommelhoff weaved his way through traffic and found Williams for his second goal of the term, the Hawks held a six-point lead.
At the 17-minute mark, the Hawks broke through the Storm zone and Scott Harper's handball found Williams on his own inside 50. He ran into an open goal to kick his fifth major for the half and give the Hawks an 11-point buffer.
The Storm kept coming. Harvey missed a set shot from 40m out to make it 10 points before the dynamic Lachlan Sharp kicked his sixth goal of the night via a brilliant snap.
The Storm pressed again and the ball landed in Sam Heavyside's arms 15m out in front of goal. The midfield star couldn't make the most of the opportunity and the Hawks prevailed.
"We didn't play pretty footy, so to just grind out a win like that was very pleasing,'' Eaglehawk coach Josh Bowe said.
"That's what finals footy is all about."
The Storm were forced to lament a missed opportunity.
"Our inside 50 hits were terrible and you can't win big games if you're not hitting your targets,'' Storm coach Darryl Wilson said.
"Yes, we didn't make the most of our chances, but our kicking inside 50 was poor and our clearance work wasn't up to standard.
"Full credit to Eaglehawk because they were in front at the right time, but I thought we made some crucial mistakes and it cost us."
Eaglehawk ..............3.4 7.7 11.9 14.13 (97)
Strathfieldsaye ........3.4 8.6 12.7 14.10 (94)
GOALS - Eaglehawk: S. Williams 5, B. McPhee 4, R. Saunders 2, M. Gretgrix, G. Hommelhoff, B. Conforti. Strathfieldsaye: L. Sharp 6, J. Formosa 2, H. Conway 2, S. Geary, F. Payne, T. Donnan, M. Harvey.
BEST - Eaglehawk: G. Hommelhoff, S. Williams, R. Saunders, J. Bowe, T. Hill, T. Bacon. Strathfieldsaye: J. Donaldson, J. Formosa, H. Conway, L. Sharp, S. Simmons, K. Smith.
2007 - Eaglehawk 20.8 (128) d Gisborne 18.13 (121)
Eaglehawk defeated bogey side Gisborne by seven points in an enthralling 2007 second semi-final.
The Borough had not beaten Gisborne in five attempts in finals, including the 2003 and 2005 grand finals.
But this time the Hawks stood up to everything Gisborne could dish out in its 20.8 (128) to 18.13 (121) victory.
It was a 100-point turnaround from when the two sides met three weeks earlier in the final round of the home and way season.
''It was an amazing game . . . one of the best I've played in,'' Eaglehawk coach Derrick Filo said.
''Neither team gave in and each time one team looked like getting on top, the other would fight back.
''Thankfully, we got the result we wanted.''
The Borough looked in control when it kicked the first goal of the final quarter to lead by 24 points.
But that four-goal lead evaporated in the space of six minutes.
Goals to Ollie Messaoudi and Daniel Weaver and two from Darren Farrugia tied the scores up.
Then came arguably the most important play of the game as far as Eaglehawk was concerned.
Gisborne had all the momentum and when skipper Luke Saunders broke clear across half-forward it looked as though the Bulldogs would score again.
However, Kain Robins came up with a brilliant tackle on Saunders to earn a free kick for Eaglehawk.
Had Gisborne kicked another goal then to hit the front it would have been mighty hard for Eaglehawk to recover.
But from the free kick, Robins found Derrick Filo in the middle of the ground who then chipped the ball wide to Kiel Robertson in space.
The speedy wingman ran to 40m and calmly slotted his first major of the night to steady the Hawks' ship.
The never-say-die Bulldogs lifted once more.
Shane Davis swooped and kicked truly from 20m out to tie the scores for the third time in the final term.
At the 23 minute mark, Derrick Filo put his body on the line for his side across half-forward and was awarded a free kick 50m out.
In his prime Filo could kick 50m goals with his eyes closed, but the 39-year-old's ageing legs couldn't quite get the job done. But his point gave Eaglehawk the lead.
Gisborne went long from the kick-in and worked the ball forward where Stewart Hamilton marked uncontested 40 m out on a 45 degree angle.
Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, Hamilton's kick sprayed to the right and missed everything.
Eaglehawk battled to clear the ball from its defence as Gisborne locked it inside its forward 50.
The Hawks moved the ball forward where Matt Gretgrix marked 35m out.
With less than one minute on the clock, Gregtrix kicked his sixth goal to seal arguably Eaglehawk's greatest win since the 1982 grand final triumph.
Eaglehawk .............................................5.4 9.7 16.7 20.8 (128)
Gisborne .............................................3.4 8.8 12.12 18.13 (121)
GOALS - Eaglehawk: M. Gretgrix 6, B. Filo 5, B. Herdman 2, D. Brown 2, L. Milroy, K. Robertson, B. Rogerson, D. Filo, R. Healey. Gisborne: A. Belcher 4, D. Farrugia 4, L. Moss 2, L. Saunders 2, R. White, R. Webster, D. Saunders, O. Messaoudi, S. Davis, J. Duff-Tyler.
BEST - Eaglehawk: B. Filo, R. Healey, K. Robins, M. Gregrix, M. O'Rielly, J. Ketterer. Gisborne: L. Moss, R. White, A. Belcher, L. Saunders, M. McKenzie, C. Summerfield, O. Messaoudi.
2006 - Golden Square 13.10 (88) d Gisborne 10.14 (74)
Gisborne went into the second semi-final as hot favourite.
The reigning premier had finished on top of the ladder and had won seven games in a row, with an average winning margin on 115 points.
Golden Square had only beaten Gisborne twice in their previous 10 encounters.
Twenty minutes into the second semi-final it appeared as though Gisborne would cruise through to a fifth-straight grand final appearance.
Key forward Richard White (two), youngster James McFarlane and dyanmic duo Matt Fitzgerald and Luke Saunders all kicked goals for Gisborne before the clock had ticked over 20 minutes.
Golden Square looked out of its depth.
However, a couple of steadying goals, including a fine team goal finished by Glenn Keast saw Square draw to within 17 points at the first change.
Golden Square carried that momentum into the early stages of the second term.
Mark Lloyd and Jason Griffin started to shine in the middle of the ground and Square made an impact on the scoreboard.
A brilliant individual goal from Darren Farrugia halted Square's run before a James Walsh goal late in the quarter cut Gisborne's lead to 13 points at half-time.
The first minute of the second-half proved to be match-defining.
Square burst out of the blocks with goals to Stacy Fiske and Matt Klein-Breteler inside the opening 60 seconds to cut Gisborne's lead to a single point.
The two quick goals boosted Square's confidence and the whole team lifted.
Adrian McErvale, Matt O'Toole and coach Darren Walsh kicked majors to give Square five unanswered goals in the third term.
Saunders stepped up for Gisborne and kicked a much-needed goal to reduce Square's lead to nine points.
The final quarter was an arm-wrestle.
Square looked set to put Gisborne away, but goals to Daniel Sipthorp, Ollie Messaoudi and Farrugia made it a seven-point game at the 20 minute mark.
Gisborne was charging and Square needed another goal to ice the game.
Skipper Adam Bovalino was the man to deliver the knockout blow.
He kicked truly in the time-on period to ensure his side would advance to the grand final.
Golden Square .............2.3 4.6 10.9 13.10 (88)
Gisborne ..................5.2 6.7 7.11 10.14 (74)
GOALS - Golden Square: Matthew Klein-Breteler, Adrian McErvale, Matthew O'Toole, Darren Walsh, James Walsh 2, Adam Bovalino, Stacy Fiske, Glenn Keast. Gisborne: Darren Farrugia, Luke Saunders 2, Richard White 2, Daniel Sipthorp, Mathew Fitzgerald, James McFarlane, Ollie Messaoudi.
BEST - Golden Square: Wes Pye, Anthony Holdstock, Matthew Klein-Breteler, Dillon Anderson, Clayton Anderson, Adrian McErvale, Mark Lloyd. Gisborne: Michael Dillon, Ollie Messaoudi, Cameron Medica, David Power, Rod Sharp, Anthony Belcher.
2008 - Eaglehawk 17.17 (119) d Gisborne 14.11 (95)
The reigning premier Hawks withstood a gutsy Gisborne comeback to advance to another grand final.
The win was highlighted by Kain Robins at centre half-forward, who produced one of the great finals performances of recent years.
Robins finished with 17 marks and was near unstoppable every time the ball came to him in the first half.
The rampant Robins, who took 13 marks in the first half, was opposed by Bulldogs captain Anthony Belcher for the majority of the game, although Jordan Barham was moved onto him at the start of the second quarter.
While Robins, who kicked two goals in the first quarter, was best on ground, he only just shaded Damien Lock for the honours.
Lock was outstanding through the midfield for the four quarters, particularly his clearance work.
The other Hawks players to stand out were Brady Herdman, who played a dominant game at centre half-back, and forward Matt Gretgrix, who booted six goals and took seven marks.
Eaglehawk entered the third quarter leading by 17 points, 9.10 to 7.5.
However, when the Hawks kicked four of the first five goals of the third term inside the first 15 minutes to blow the lead out to 35 points, Gisborne appeared on the verge of being handed its biggest loss since 2001.
But the Bulldogs showed their tremendous fighting spirit and resolve, and when Rod Sharp kicked two long goals on the run from outside 50, they had cut the margin to 22 points.
A goal to Eaglehawk coach Derrick Filo with eight seconds left in the quarter pushed the Hawks' lead back out to 28 points, but it failed to dampen the Bulldogs' spirits.
The Bulldogs' intensity lifted in the final term and with Darren Farrugia, Shane Davis and Simon Elsum all goaling inside the first 10 minutes, the Hawks' advantage had been reduced to just 10 points.
But like he has done so often in his career, Filo stepped up to kick another crucial goal when he broke a tackle and goaled on the run from 30m out to give the Hawks a 17-point lead.
The Bulldogs wouldn't lie down though, and after White kicked his second goal of the final term from a 45-metre shot, the margin was back to 11 points at the 16-minute mark.
However, the Bulldogs, who had 54 inside 50s to Eaglehawk's 65, failed to score over the last 12 minutes, while the Hawks added a further 2.1.
Richard White finished with three goals for the Bulldogs, who had good players in wingman Gareth Bowes, Patrick Fitzgerald; who spent most of the night on Luke Milroy; and Matt Fitzgerald, who lifted in the final quarter when Gisborne made its charge.
Eaglehawk .................5.3 9.10 14.11 17.17 (119)
Gisborne .........................5.3 7.5 10.7 14.11 (95)
GOALS - Eaglehawk: M. Gretgrix 6, K. Robins, R. Threlfall, C. Gregg, D. Filo 2, B. Rogerson, S. Milward, B. O'Sullivan. Gisborne: R. White 3, R. Sharp, S. Davis, S. Elsum 2, D. Farrugia, O. Messaoudi, J. Barham, G. Bowes.
BEST - Eaglehawk: K. Robins, D. Lock, B. Herdman, T. Nicolson, M. Gretgrix, B. Rogerson. Gisborne: M. Fitzgerald, G. Bowes, P. Fitzgerald, M. McKenzie, S. Elsum, S. Hamilton.
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