Melbourne achieve a perfect 2019/20 regular season, remaining undefeated after finishing with this big win over St Kilda.
The scoreline read 2-1 to the Demons after the first inning but that was the only score St Kilda could put up for the day as Melbourne got off to a greater lead in the second by scoring four runs.
The Demons scored three runs in the fourth and one run either side of that inning to take a double digit lead and the win.
The 18-0 Demons will host Monash Uni this weekend in a semi-final where they'll hope their run of fantastic form continues. Scott Briggs, Mason Clark, Patrick Cotter, Adam Daly and the rest of Melbourne's lineup have collectively scored 209 runs this season while giving up only 40.
The Saints finish sixth with a 6-11-1 record, a string of four wins in five games across rounds seven to 11 a highlight for the side that lost its last four.
The Wildcats will take a lot of momentum into their semi-final clash on the weekend after a dominant shutout performance over Blackburn.
The Wildcats piled on seven runs in the first and third innings with two runs in between and added another six more in the final fourth inning.
The 15-4 Wildcats finish second and will take on Fitzroy Gold in the semi-final while the Orioles end the year with a 2-17 record.
The Orioles had a 12-game losing streak before their first proper win of the season in round 16, a one-run win against Fitzroy Gold.
Monash Uni wasted no time getting on the board, scoring five in the first and three in the second before Malvern bit back with two in the bottom frame.
The Farmers scored four more in the fourth while Malvern managed only one more run. Finishing in fourth place with a 7-8-3 record, Monash Uni will now play Melbourne in the semi-finals. Malvern's season ends in seventh place with a 6-12 record.
North Coburg scored one in the third and fourth along with four in the fifth to put the game out of reach for good, although Essendon did score four in the fourth and one in the sixth.
Essendon's season ends in sixth place with a 7-9-1 record while the Rebels are set to play Footscray Bulldogs Red in the semi-finals. North Coburg won 5-4 against the Bulldogs in their last meeting in round 18.
Footscray Bulldogs Red 20 v Fitzroy Lions Blue 4
The Bulldogs were hard to handle on Sunday, with a late burst of scoring to dominate the scoreline.
The game was tied at one after the first but Footscray scored four in the third to pull away. The Lions answered with three in the bottom of the fourth but that was about it for them offensively.
Footscray Red scored seven in the fifth, one in the sixth and seven in the seventh to reach this significant run tally. The Bulldogs have now scored 216 runs in the season while giving up only 61.
The Bulldogs finished second with a 15-2-1 record and will play North Coburg Rebels Gold in the semi-final.
Footscray Bulldogs Blue - FORFEIT v Mitchell Majors Black
The Bulldogs forfeited the final regular season game with both of these sides missing finals. Footscray Blue finished in eighth place with a 6-11 record while Mitchell Majors Black was seventh at 6-9-1.
North Coburg Rebels Maroon 7 v Fitzroy Lions Maroon 26
The Lions were on fire in this game, finishing the season on a very strong note with one of their best offensive performances of the season.
Seven runs in both the first and the second set Fitzroy up for a smooth ride, while six runs followed in both the third and the fourth.
North Coburg scored one run in the first and another in the third, with the biggest burst of Rebels offense coming in the fourth with five runs.
Fitzroy Maroon finished 11-6 in fifth place, just shy of a finals berth behind 12-6 Mitchell Majors Yellow.
Essendon Bombers 0 v Mitchell Majors Yellow 15
Needing a win to protect their fourth place position, Mitchell Majors Yellow opened their account with seven-run efforts in both the first and the second. One more run in the third resulted in the final scoreline as the Bombers were kept quiet with their bats.
12-6 Mitchell Majors Yellow will chase back-to-back premierships in the semi-finals with a game at Footscray Bulldogs White. The Bulldogs won their last meeting 10-2 in round 15. Footscray also had a narrow 4-3 win over Mitchell Majors in round four.
Footscray Bulldogs White - BYE
The Bulldogs had a bye this weekend, finishing the season at the top of the ladder with a 14-1-1 record, their only loss coming in round 13, a 3-2 loss to Essendon Jets.
This was a great final performance for Pakenham after a season of ups and downs.
4-12 Ormond Glenhuntly had a bye to finish the season.