The Reptiles won their way into another grand final with a comprehensive victory over Hawthorn Spartans at Rathmines Road.
The Crocs established advantage early and held it all afternoon, giving themselves a chance to win the Club XVIII Cup for the 21st time.
Hawthorn AFC 1.1-7 3.5-23 3.6-24 4.8-32
Old Xaverians 3.4-22 5.6-36 7.11-53 8.12-60
Goal Kickers: D. Landrigan 2, H. Healey 2, A. Wood 2, M. Walsh, J. Silk
Best Players: C. O'Sullivan, A. Wood, J. Smith, T. Trahair, M. McLean, S. Adams