Gunnedah have won their first minor premiership since 2002 - but the "hard work" is still to come.
Andrew Stafford The Bulldogs were harder, smarter and had much more to play for.
Warwick Green It was only in the final term that Essendon managed to crack the nut open.
Daniel Cherny They held their nerve for the best part of 20 agonising goalless minutes.
Brad Elborough Hawthorn helped coach Alastair Clarkson celebrate his record 300th game at the club with a 52-point win over the Dockers.
Tom Decent The Sydney Swans notched up their seventh win on the trot with a comfortable 101-59 victory over St Kilda.
Ashley Porter Adelaide answered the critics with a superb victory over Geelong at Adelaide Oval on Friday night.
Mark Bode The first ever North West under-17 rep side left a carnival in Coffs Harbour with their reputations enhanced.
Rohan Connolly No amount of forensic attention to detail can reduce the disadvantage of playing away from home it seems.
Ben Jaffrey Eight-goal fourth quarter sees New England run away against Kangaroos.