Boomers and Cobram finished off their league campaigns with a scoreless draw at Glen Park on Sunday.
With no positional changes for finals on the line, neither side took any risks with players under injury cloud, but it didn't take away from the spectacle.
Boomers hit the woodwork on three occasions and Noah Spiteri was denied from the penalty spot by Lachlan McDonald.
Cobram weren't without their chances and forced Boomers' shot stopper Matt Mildren to produce some quality saves of his own.
Jordan Crawford looked destined to put Boomers in front 15 minutes into the second half when he got some space in the box, but his header struck the post and was cleared.
Star Cobram striker Mitchell Speechley-Price was introduced off the bench after suffering neck soreness at training midweek and looked dangerous with limited opportunities.
Boomers' centre back Nick Brown had another golden chance with a header at the back post from a free kick taken by coach Andrew Grove, but it was the same outcome as Crawford's.
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Grove admitted his side will need to be much more clinical in front of goal in the finals.
"It was a good hit-out, we played alright," he said.
"We created plenty of chances, we just need to put them away, especially come finals where you know you're going to have to take them.
"Hopefully we've got the bad game out of the way and we can finish some goals over the next couple of weeks.
"We had to rest a couple (Adam Griffith and Dylan Nhansana) with a couple of niggling injuries before finals.
"The first half I thought we controlled the game a little bit better, but the second half I think the guys got a bit tired.
"It's funny when you get a hot day, the first hot day you play in really knocks the body around."
Cobram co-coach Bill Puckett has been rapt with the form heading into finals.
"It's three clean sheets in a row, seven points from nine and I don't think you can argue with that before finals," he said.
"You could say realistically two weeks ago we were set in sixth place, so we knew the Diamonds game last week and even this one we could have lost and nothing would have changed.
"I said to the boys I wasn't going to accept that. We need to go into finals with momentum and to treat it as if finals were starting last week.
"I think you could see from the effort today, and it was exactly the same last week, the effort hasn't changed."