Swans level with Bombers

STRATFORD moved level on points with Boisdale-Briagolong on the East Gippsland netball ladder.

The Swans avenged their round one loss to the Bombers with a 33-29 victory at home on Saturday.

Despite a second consecutive defeat, the Bombers remain ahead of the Swans, occupying second place on percentage.

Ladder leader Wy Yung maintained its unbeaten start to the season with a 52-32 win at Lucknow. The Tigers are now two wins ahead of second place, while the Magpies remain in seventh spot.

Paynesville remains win-less after a 62-39 loss at home to Lakes Entrance, which remains in sixth place, outside the top four on percentage.

Orbost-Snowy Rovers moved into fourth place, overtaking Lindenow with a 36-33 victory at home.

WOODSIDE sits alone on top of the North Gippsland netball ladder after defeating the other undefeated team, Rosedale, 50-44, on Saturday at Rosedale.

The Wildcats are now four points ahead of the Blues on the ladder, with third-placed Heyfield eight points further back.

Heyfield was too strong for Traralgon-Tyers United, winning 63-35. The Bombers are the only side yet to win this season.

Yarram and Glengarry played in the first A grade draw of the season.

The teams were deadlocked on 39 each at the final whistle.

With two points each, the Demons moved into seventh place, while the Magpies fell to fifth.

Sale City fell from seventh to eighth spot after losing to sixth-placed Cowwarr 41-32.

Cowwarr Churchill moved into fourth position with a 55-50 win at Gormandale.