TRARALGON-TYERS United scored a stirring victory over Sale City, upsetting the North Gippsland football premier by one point.
The Bombers kicked four goals to two in the first quarter to win at home, 7.5 (47) to 6.10 (46).
Saturday provided the season’s first taste of wintry conditions, with the Bombers’ better kicking for goal proving to be the difference in the result.
Players found it hard to adjust to the conditions in the first quarter, with the Bulldogs kicking the only goal.
The Bulldogs kicked three goals to one in the second term, taking a 20-point lead into half-time.
The margin was reduced to seven points by three-quarter-time after the Bombers booted the only two goals of the term.
TTU kicked four goals straight during fourth quarter, while the Bulldogs had their chances to seal victory, but kicking two majors from six scoring shots.
In a tough day for kicking goals, Tim Aitken and Evan Johnson both booted two for the Bombers and Bulldogs respectively.
Kade Duncan was best for TTU, whole Josh Tollner, Ben Chivers and Justin McLay worked hard for Sale City in the midfield.
WOODSIDE defeated Heyfield by 42 points at Gordon St.
The Wildcats, led by best-on-ground Todd Bryant, won 9.10 (64) to 3.4 (22), with Cameron Whiteoak kicking three goals. The Kangaroos were kept goal-less in two quarters.
The visitors raced to a 19-point lead at quarter-time before a goal-less second term for both teams.
The Wildcats put the result beyond doubt during the their quarter, kicking two unanswered goals to lead by 34 points at the final change. The visitors kicked three goals to two in the final term.
ROSEDALE recorded its first win of the season, defeating Cowwarr by 46 points at home.
The Blues kicked five goals to one in the first half, to lead by 28 points, then added 12 goals to six to win 13.13 (91) to 7.3 (45).
Dale Fleming, Sam Tudor and Luke Stuckey stood-out for the Blues.
Fleming, Kaleb Watson, Tom Love, Frazar Brouns and Brad Scott each kicked two goals.
Kyle Stamers was Cowwarr’s best player.
FOLLOWING its drought-breaking round one win, Gormandale game back to earth, losing to Yarram by 67 points.
After leading by 19 points at half-time, the visiting Demons kicked eight goals to one in the second half to win 14.19 (103) to 5.6 (36) and move to the top of the ladder.
Tyler Chisholm and Corbin Sutherland both kicked three goals for the Demons, with Chris Bruns troubling the Tigers in the midfield and defence.
CHURCHILL defeated Glengarry at home, 12.14 (86) to 5.7 (37).
The Cougars kept the Magpies goal-less until the third quarter. Best-on-ground Travis Bright kicked three goals for the Cougars, as did teammate Blake Slater.