The Albury-Wodonga Spitfires women came close to staging one of the upsets of the Capital League season, falling 3-2 to competition powerhouses Tuggeranong at Albury Hockey Centre on Saturday.
A double from Jackleene Macarthur was almost enough for the Spitfires, who are looking to finish a tough season on a high.
They host United in a double-header next Saturday and Sunday, before finishing away to St Patrick's.
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Meanwhile, a hat trick from Tim Smith set up a 3-1 victory for the Spitfires men against St Patrick's at Canberra's Kjar Field on Saturday.
The side has a bye next weekend before travelling to face United in the final round.