Stratford on the board

EAST Gippsland netball premier Stratford opened its 2016 season account with a 34-30 victory at home over Lindenow on Saturday.

After its first round loss to Boisdale-Briagolong, the Swans are in fifth place on the ladder, behind fourth-placed Lindenow on percentage.

Boisdale-Briagolong remains undefeated following a 45-20 win at Paynesville.

The Bombers sit in second place, trailing ladder leader Wy Yung on percentage.

Wy Yung defeated Orbost-Snowy Rovers 60-46, and, on Saturday night, Lakes Entrance defeated Lucknow 50-38 to move into third place.

FIVE teams are undefeated after two rounds of North Gippsland netball.

In contrast, the bottom five sides are yet to taste victory this season.

Sale City is on top following a 48-28 away victory against Traralgon-Tyers United.

The closest match of the round was a Churchill, where the Cougars defeated Heyfield 50-43.

Premier Rosedale defeated Yarram 54-28, while Woodside was too strong for Cowwarr, winning 49-24.

On Sunday, Glengarry defeated Gormandale 54-41.