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Query About the Reserves Ladder

Obviously the VFL have all sorts of problems putting a Reserves draw together with the 2 AFL Reserves sides throwing the fixture into chaos.

Looking at the Reserves ladder today I notice that Bendigo and Sandringham have had 3 byes each, meaning that they will play 1 less game than everyone else.

So how does this affect the ladder at the end of the season?

Is the ladder position decided on premiership points or will a "match ratio" be calculated like the AFL did for a while in the 90s when there was an odd number of teams in the AFL?

It doesn't matter a hoot for Bendigo who will finish last anyway but for Sandringham it could change the ladder position and even decide if they make the Finals or not.

Perhaps they could solve the problem by fixturing Sandy's and Bendigo's Reserves to play an extra game on a Wednesday night before the end of the season!

Anyone know the answer?