Blues beaten

NORTH Gippsland netball ladder leader Rosedale tasted defeat for the first time this season, losing at Yarram 35-29 on Saturday.

The win moves the Demons in four place on the ladder, ahead of Glengarry, while the Blues’s lead on the ladder has been cut to eight points.

Second-placed Woodside defeated Churchill 40-34, while third-placed Sale City defeated Glengarry 44-42.

Heyfield was too strong for Gormandale, winning 50-33, while Cowwarr defeated Traralgon-Tyers United 43-33.

THE top three teams on the East Gippsland netball ladder remain locked together.

Lakes Entrance move to the top after boosting its percentage in defeating Paynesville 67-16.

Orbost-Snowy Rovers is now in second place despite defeating Lindenow 44-28.

Third-placed Stratford defeated Lucknow 37-24, while Boisdale-Briagolong lost at home to Wy Yung 36-32.