RAND-Walbundrie-Walla stayed in the hunt for a top-two finish by defeating Culcairn 48-36 at Culcairn on Saturday.
While the loss dashed the Lions’ finals prospects, the Giants must defeat Henty in the final round and rely on Howlong bringing down Jindera to secure the double chance.
Coach Tracey Oates was strong in defence in driving rain for the Giants while tall shooter Lisa Tobin kept the Culcairn under constant pressure.
Meg Smith played well in attack for the home team.
Howlong secured a spot in the finals by defeating Osborne 33-29.
Brock-Burrum were too strong for CDHBU.
The reigning premier must upset ladder leader Billabong Crows in Saturday’s last round and rely on other results going their way to sneak into the top-six.
Jindera defeated the Magpies by 19 goals, the Crows were too strong for Holbrook and Lockhart comfortably accounted for Henty.