Semi-final upset

MAFFRA advanced to its first North Gippsland section one Saturday bowls pennant grand final for the first time after an upset semi-final win over top side Heyfield.

Maffra will play Sale White at Yarram this Saturday for the title.

Maffra won a nail-biting encounter against Heyfield by one shot, after two rinks drew and Maffra winning another by just one shot.

Heyfield held a handy lead halfway through the game, but Maffra finished the stronger.

Sale White comfortably won the other semi-final against Sale Golf.

Yarram and Heyfield will face off in the section two final after their wins over Maffra and Wurruk respectively.

In section three, the two Sale sides, White and Blue, will meet in the final after semi-final wins over Rosedale and Yarram Gold.

THE North Gippsland midweek finals will be played on Tuesday at Stratford.

Sale and Heyfield will play for the section one title, while Heyfield and Sale Golf Blue will meet in section two.