MYRTLEFORD coach Jake Sharp believes his side will go into round one in good shape after going down to Euroa by eight points in their final practice match at Euroa on Saturday.
With the exception of Nathan Laracy, Sharp and Brad Murray, the Saints were at full strength and came through the clash unscathed.
"It's the best side we have put out over the pre-season and it was a good physical encounter," Sharp said.
"They have a lot of big-bodied mids.
"I thought we took a fair bit out of it leading into round one."
Will Shem and Darcy Chellew didn't look out of place, Brady Sharp was rock solid across half-back and Matt Munro showed glimpses of his best form.
Laracy, who broke his hand earlier in the pre-season, missed Saturday's clash due to a wedding but will play in round one while Sharp is a 50-50 chance after recently injuring his ankle.
Wodonga defeated Benalla by 35 points.
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