Dewar Shield: Preliminary Final Preview – Melbourne vs Box Hill

Preliminary finals are usually desperate affairs. One team is searching for another chance at glory, the other fighting not to waste all the hard work that got them there. Things should be no different when Box Hill face Melbourne at Ashwood Reserve this Saturday. Melbourne have taken out the two previous meetings between the teams this season. Prevailing 27-24 in round two and 22-11 in round 10. Box Hill coach Tom Navanua said he is confident his team is in the right place to prevail this time around, but will need to improve on their semi-final performance to beat the Unicorns. “We set out to play in the month of August. From day one, we said we wanted to play finals. "What we did at the weekend [against Power House] won't be good enough. We need to step up and rectify where we went wrong and our forwards will need to lift their game if they want to contest against Melbourne. “Melbourne are very structured, they're very well drilled and if there's anywhere they're going to t
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