Saints step into top five

COWWARR took a major step towards securing a place in the North Gippsland A grade netball finals with a 49-27 win away to Traralgon-Tyers United.

The win moved the Saints one game clear of sixth-placed Glengarry, which fell to ladder leader Woodside 49-66.

Churchill defeated seventh-placed Yarram 42-32, while Rosedale defeated Sale City 55-26, and Heyfield overcame Gormandale 52-46.

THE East Gippsland netball split concluded on Saturday with Lindenow defeating Orbost-Snowy Rovers 42-32 at home, and Lakes Entrance defeating Paynesville 59-32, also at home.