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Bid by Prahran
No quarter will be given when Prahran and Williamstown meet to-morrow in the Association pre- liminary final. A hard, fast, and spectacular match and another exciting finish are promised.
Because of the dispute between the Prahran Council and Prahran Cricket Club over the Toorale Park ground, it will not be known until to-day where the match will be played.
There is only one change at Williams- town, where Willett replaces Wari. Menzies is still not available. The Prahran team is unchanged.
Although defeated by Brunswick in the second semi-final. Prahran receives a second chance to qualify for the grand final against Brunswick at the Melbourne Cricket-ground on October 7. Prahran's task will be difficult, because Williams- town has not lost a match in eight weeks. Its players gained valuable experience in their semi-final against Northcote two weeks ago.
Quinn to Play
There were two surprises in the Wil- liamstown camp last night, but only one was welcomed by followers. It was an announcement that Quinn, the follower, who dislocated a finger against Northcote, had recovered and would be chosen. His finger, however, will be heavily bandaged
for the match.
Wllliamstovvn's champion wingman (Doug. Menzies) expressed great disap- pointment when he pulled up after train- ing with a recurrence of an ankle injury which prevented him from taking part in
the first semi-iflnal.
Glass is still troubled by a leg injury, but will take his place In the team.
At a theatre party on Wednesday night the captain and coach (Gordon Ogden) was presented with a smoker's stand. Similar -presentations were made to the president (Mr. F. Harsley) and the secre- tary (Mr. Larry Floyd).
Several Brunswick plajers were suffer- ing from the effects of a hard match on Saturdaj when they trained last night Quinn who ricRcd the muscles in his neck did not train and Cooper who did not plaj last week, because of sciatica also rested Bailey trained lightly and lils Injured knee stood the test Mcinnes s thigh injury also showed improvement
The secretary (Mr A J Chessell) said last night that Brunswick s application to train at the Melbourne Cricket-ground on Tuesday and Ihursdaj nights next week had been refused The selectois will meet to-night to decide whether Hobba and Fitzgibbon should be permitted to play in the seconds final to-monow
Teams for the preliminary final to-
morrow are -
PRAHRAN-Backs Whitehead John- son Mulray Half-backs McNaughton Roberts Faul Centres Bourne Pearce F Smith Half-forwards Rolfe Davey Brenchley Forwards Probyn Hawkins Graven Followers Fleming Thompson Rover White Emergencies F Taylor Diew Collings Wiltshire
WILLIAMSTOWN - Backs Délier McDonagh Johnson Half backs Cut- ting Wilcox Ogden Centies Chisholm Fitch Willett Half forwards Quinn McTaggnrt Jimieson Forwards Spokes Vallence Thomas Followers Cave Glass Rover Paterson Emergencies Ward Outcn Moloney