Romsey rebounded from a disappointing effort against Wallan to shock reigning premiers Diggers Rest on Saturday. The Redbacks turned in a very disciplined performance to win by six points, injecting fresh interest into the premiership race.
The Kyneton Tigers stormed to the top of the ladder with a 13 goal victory over Maryborough. The match was played under lights in dewy, slippery conditions that made controlling the ball difficult in the second half.
Gisborne suffered its second defeat on Saturday in as many games, going down by 37 points to an improved South Bendigo outfit.
A dominant third term from the Bloods set up a convincing victory with star recruit Kaiden Antonowicz the catalyst.