Figtree coach Will Ryan believes the forced move to North Dalton Park is starting to pay dividends after their breakthrough win over premiers Kiama on Saturday.
The Kangaroos have been using the AFL South Coast grand final venue as a base this year, while Figtree Oval's groundworks continue.
Bouncing back from the nailbiting loss to Wollongong Lions last weekend, Ryan said the Roos will draw confidence out of the 8.12 (60) to 6.5 (41) triumph over the Power.
"The boys were pretty determined this week," Ryan said.
"There's not much between the top teams and we know we've lost a couple of close ones again this year, so it was important for us to go out there and do it.
"Come finals time you need to have the confidence in getting it done.
"It's certainly helped being at Dalton Park, everyone wants to play in big finals and grand finals and it's a while off, but the ground is bigger than any other in the league, so you need to know how to play well there."
Defender Scott Mawbey became the unlikely hero, repelling a number of Kiama surges in the second half to earn best-on-ground.
Figtree led by 24 points at the final change, but only managed 1.4 in the last as the Power, missing forward Charlie Wood and co-captain Ben Williams, fought hard late.
Elsewhere, the Lions were pushed by Northern Districts before running away with a 15.10 (100) to 6.2 (38) win, while Bomaderry picked up their second win of the season beating struggling Shellharbour 10.18 (78) to 4.8 (32).
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