GISBORNE continued its winning ways and early season dominance with a resounding 89-point victory over Kangaroo Flat at Dower Park in last weekend’s BFNL seniors action.

The Bulldogs returned to their long held status as a competition powerhouse, with the Dogs demolishing the home side, as Pat McKenna and Jack Scanlon again led the way with five goals apiece.

It was a solid four-quarter performance from Gisborne, with 10 players among the goal kickers.

The final score saw Gisborne kick 21.16 142 to the Roos’ 8.5 53.

The other major clash pitted Strathfieldsaye at home against Golden Square in a match that offered another glimpse at two sides expected to feature in September.

The Storm proved too strong for the visitors, kicking an impressive 22.11 143 to Square’s 12.5 77.

Other winners were Sandhurst, Kyneton and Eaglehawk in a close one over Maryborough.

Round three A Grade netball results mirrored those of the footy, with Gisborne winning a thriller against Kangaroo Flat by one point, while other winners were Strathfieldsaye, Eaglehawk and Sandhurst.

In this weekend’s action, Sandhurst hosts Maryborough at the QEO, Eaglehawk plays the winless Castlemaine, Golden Square and South Bendigo clash at Wade Street, Strathfieldsaye travel to Gisborne for the match of the round between the competition’s two undefeated sides, and Kyneton will play bottom side Kangaroo Flat.