PORTLAND’S A1 side is just one victory away from the Hampden Netball League Grand Final, with a win needed against North Warrnambool Eagles tomorrow to secure a berth against Hamilton Kangaroos in the grand final. A disappointing four-goal loss to Hamilton Kangaroos last week has forced Portland to reach the grand final the hard way, missing out on the weeks rest and now needing a return to its regular season form to reach the premiership decider. A1 coach Michelle Finck said the focus would simply be on producing four consistent quarters when the two sides clash at Reid Oval. “We need a huge team performance, which is probably one thing we didn’t have on Saturday,” Finck said. Read the full story in Friday’s Portland Observer, or subscribe to our epaper for only $2 per week.