The league is considering banning spectators from the ground in Sunday's preliminary final at John Flower Oval after chaotic scenes in the Albury-Myrtleford clash.
The teams were involved in a melee on three-quarter time, with spectators already on Bunton Park waiting for the coach's address as the players scrapped around them.
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The skirmish escalated after Albury's Chris Hyde was charged with headbutting Myrtleford's Jake Sharp.
"It's not a good look (the melee)," O and M chairman David Sinclair said of the Sunday incident.
"At the end of the day it's country footy, the crowd loves to come on to the ground at the breaks, it's certainly not the first time it's happened.
"When you get players' aggression, the crowd coming onto the ground, it can get nasty. We're lucky yesterday (Sunday) that it didn't morph into something a lot nastier than it was."
We need to be ... doing something to ensure that spectators' safety remains paramount.David Sinclair
The grand final is the only game where spectators aren't allowed on the ground.
"I think we need to look at shutting down the ground from half-time in the reserves (as happens on grand final day) and just letting players and officials out on the ground," Sinclair said.
"The other side of that is you obviously need security to police it and make sure people don't come onto the ground.
"I think we need to be looking at doing something to ensure that spectators' safety remains paramount.
"There was a little girl and she was running straight into where that fracas was happening, thankfully somebody grabbed her."
The issue was discussed at a board meeting last night, but the league has a policy to not make any decision public until the next day.
Meanwhile, 2054 watched the Lavington-Wangaratta game in windy conditions, while 2612 attended Sunday.