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GREATER Western Sydney has booked a place in September, with the Western Bulldogs missing the finals.

The Giants needed a win over Carlton in the last game of the home and away season and they got the job done with a 32-point win on Sunday night.

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GWS will be back in Melbourne in the first week of the finals to face St Kilda.

Sydney, which missed out on a home final with its loss to Melbourne earlier on Sunday, will also make the trip to play Carlton.

The order of the top four was confirmed earlier on Sunday.

Collingwood will play Melbourne in a qualifying final and Port Adelaide will make the trip to Brisbane to face the Lions.


Friday, August 25

Essendon 3.13 (31) lost to Collingwood 16.5 (101)

- Collingwood secured a well-deserved minor premiership
- The Magpies will face Melbourne in a qualifying final
- Essendon's finals chances are officially over


Saturday, August 26

Brisbane 9.18 (72) defeated St Kilda 9.6 (60)

- The Lions secured a home qualifying final against Port Adelaide
- The Saints will host the Giants in an elimination final


Geelong 11.13 (79) defeated by Western Bulldogs 16.8 (104)

- The Bulldogs missed the finals after the Giants' win over the Blues


Sunday, August 27

Port Adelaide 13.16 (94) defeated Richmond 8.15 (63)

- Port secured third spot on the ladder and a trip to Brisbane to face the Lions in a qualifying final


Melbourne 11.11 (77) defeated Sydney 7.14 (56)

- Sydney will travel to Melbourne in the first week of finals and face Carlton in an elimination final
- Melbourne will play Collingwood in a qualifying final at the MCG


Carlton 11.7 (73) defeated by Greater Western Sydney 16.9 (105)

- The Giants secured a finals place and will take on the Saints in Melbourne
- The Blues were already assured of fifth spot and will host Sydney
- The Western Bulldogs' season is over