Mick Ford's Tyrendarra were defeated in their South West District Grand Final played at Portland on Saturday.
Ford's team were underdogs against raging favourite Heywood and went down in a tough and tight contest 8.17-65 to 5.12-42. It was not a good day for Tyrendarra as they also went down in the Reserves.
Another Western Magpies favourite son in Peter Kilroy also suffered a finals defeat on Saturday, this time in a Sydney AFL Preliminary Final for University of Technology, Sydney (UTS Bats) Reserves against Sydney University, 5.10-40 to 5.7-37.
Kilroy has been playing ressies due to restricted training and availability but was named one of his side's best.