THE only changes in the North Gippsland section one bowls ladder before the Christmas break was Heyfield rising to fourth at the expense of Sale Golf, who dropped to fifth.
Maffra was too strong at home for Sale Blue, Sale White accounted for Sale Golf, Heyfield defeated Stratford and in the Yarram derby, Gold defeated Green.
Sale White edged closer to section two ladder leader Rosedale with a strong win over Stratford. Heyfield had a one-shot win over Sale Blue, Sale Golf defeated Wurruk and Maffra, with a strong win over Yarram, is now in fourth place, replacing Stratford, who dropped to fifth .
Sale Blue has an 11-point buffer over Sale White at the top of section three after Blue won the top of the table clash. Rosedale was too strong for Sale Golf, Heyfield defeated Yarram and Maffra held on to third spot after defeating Stratford.
For more bowls news, read Tuesday’s Gippsland Times.