SNAPSHOT OF THE FIRST ELIMINATION FINAL:-
* Result: Collingwood 12.4 (76) bt West Coast 11.9 (75) at Optus Stadium.
* Key moment: The Magpies trailed by five points early in the last quarter when forward Brody Mihocek popped up with a stunning left-foot goal from the boundary. He added one more later in the term to set up the match-winning lead.
* Key stat: Three contested marks, three kicks, three goals. They were Mason Cox's stats after a remarkable opening term.
* Injuries: Collingwood's Brayden Maynard and West Coast's Jeremy McGovern needed medical attention for finger issues early in the game but both were able to play out the match. West Coast defender Brad Sheppard came off late with a leg injury.
* What's next? Collingwood will take on Geelong in a semi-final at the Gabba on Saturday night. The season is now over for West Coast.