TEAR away leader division one leader Sale White had a convincing win at Maffra in North Gippsland pennant bowls.
Entering the match in second place, Maffra slipped to third position after the loss, while Heyfield moved into second spot after a strong win over Yarram Green at Yarram.
Sale Golf slipped to fifth after its three-shot loss to Yarram Gold, who climbed to fourth place.
Sale Blue won a close contest against Stratford.
In division two, Rosedale had a narrow escape to hold out Heyfield by one shot, to hang on to top spot from Sale White, who had a convincing win over club mates Sale Blue.
In another close match, Stratford defeated Wurruk by two shots, while Maffra got over Sale Golf by one shot in a topsy-turvy, hot afternoon.
Sale White and Sale Blue share first spot on the division three ladder after their wins on Saturday against Sale Golf and Maffra respectively.
Rosedale was too good for Yarram and Heyfield won a close one by four shots over Stratford.
For more bowls, read Tuesday’s Gippsland Times.