Rugby: Unicorns grab second spot

Melbourne improved its chances of avenging last year’s grand final loss by winning the final home-and-away match of the seasonto grab second place on the Victorian Premier rugby ladder.

The 31-27 win over Southern Districts on Saturday allowed them to leapfrogMoorabbin ahead of the first week of the finals.


It was a tough, hard-fought win for the powerful Melbourne side, who were made to earn every try and penalty of theday.

Melbourne will enjoy next weekend offbefore hosting Moorabbin in a sem- final the following Saturday