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Dunnstown made it three wins on end with a hard-fought success at Ballan.
The Towners banged through three goals early in the second term and that proved decisive in the 21-point triumph.
Matt Auchettl was named best for the winners, which had Matt Bulluss boot two goals.
Ballan coach Tristan Batten said he was disappointed that his side didn't take enough risks in the last term.
"The way it was with the breeze, it was so scrappy and just like a revolving wall of players. We just needed to take risks to try and win the game," he said.
Bongart brothers Austin and Harley were standouts for the Blues.
BALLAN v. DUNNSTOWN
Dunnstown 1.5, 4.5, 4.7, 5.8 (38)
Ballan 1.0, 2.3, 2.3, 2.5 (17)
GOALS, Dunnstown: Matthew Bulluss 2, Mitchell Henderson 1, Will Henderson 1, Hamish Hallahan 1
Ballan: Harley Bongart 1, Jack Gibbs 1
BEST, Dunnstown: Matt Auchettl, Jack Sutherland, Matthew Bulluss, Timothy Collins, Will Henderson, Kade Rattley
Ballan: Austin Bongart, Harley Bongart, Lachlan Conlan, Thomas McGregor, Ashley Mullane, Trent Laurie
Hepburn forward Sam Dunstan booted six goals to help the Burras complete a successful road trip to Rokewood.
Dunstan now has 55 majors in season 2019, 22 less than the league-leading Marcus Darmody from Newlyn.
Hepburn coach Clive Raak said a blanket could be thrown across the whole team for best players on Saturday. In the end, Tommy Horne and Julian Lockwood were named the standouts, while Jack Fowler was another to rate a mention from the coach.
Grasshoppers joint-coach Damon Delaney was pleased with his side's effort, but admitted the hosts were outclassed by the Burras.
Rokewood-Corindhap now has the bye before three winnable games to close out the campaign.
"We need to finish the way we started," he said.
"It is massive for us."
ROKEWOOD-CORINDHAP v. HEPBURN
Hepburn 3.4, 6.13, 7.14, 10.17 (77)
Rokewood-Corindhap 2.0, 2.0, 2.1, 2.3 (15)
GOALS, Hepburn: Samuel Dunstan 6, Izaac Grant 2, Alister Ferrier 1, Mitchell McKay 1
Rokewood-Corindhap: Ben Reese 1, Tyler Mookhoek 1
BEST, Hepburn: Tommy Horne, Julian Lockwood, Mitchell McKay, Samuel Dunstan, Nathan Dunstan, Joseph Clarke
Rokewood-Corindhap: Jackson O'Neil, Jake Dowell, Damon Delaney, Keegan Powell, Jayden Hayes, Ben Reese
Gordon plowed through the tough conditions at Clunes to land a big win over the battling Magpies.
The Eagles were a class above the home side in a 101-point triumph.
Gordon coach Ron Watt was pleased with the display.
"It was good to have a good win without Adam Toohey and Brendan Sutcliffe kicking too many goals. It was good to share it around a bit," Watt said.
Zack Ryan, Luke Gunnell, Matt Hoy and Ethan Crackel were among the best for the Eagles, which gave young Connor Ascough a senior debut. He booted a goal in his first senior game.
Clunes coach Johno Leoncini, who went down the water slide for the club's major MND fundraiser after the game, was disappointed in his side's performance.
"You put on such a great day like that and (we were) just not up to the standard that we should be," he said.
Leoncini also reported injuries to Nic Clarke (adductor), Reagan Maddaford (groin), Luke Saligari (head knock).
CLUNES v. GORDON
Gordon 5.4, 9.5, 12.11, 18.19 (127)
Clunes 0.2, 3.4, 3.6, 3.8 (26)
GOALS, Gordon: Brendan Sutcliffe 3, Ethan Crackel 2, Zackery Ryan 2, Bailey Colligan 2, Gerard Clifford 2, Adam Toohey 2, Bradley Horsham 1, Zachary Cattlin 1, Matthew Raworth 1, Matthew Hoy 1, Connor Ascough 1
Clunes: Jack Fenner 1, Brad Dolan 1, Timothy Carracher 1
BEST, Gordon: Zackery Ryan, Luke Gunnell, Matthew Hoy, Ethan Crackel, Connor Ascough, Gerard Clifford
Clunes: Khyal Thompson, Nic Clarke, Ryan Thompson, Josh Thompson , Lachlan Wrigley, Timothy Carracher
A goal in the second quarter from Jarrod Trigg was enough to get Beaufort over the line against Creswick on Saturday.
Trigg's major - following a free kick - was the only one the reigning premiers could manage in one of the lowest-scoring matches in Central Highlands Football League history.
Pat Taranto booted Creswick's only goal in the third term, but it wasn't enough as the Crows recorded a 1.6 (12) to 1.3 (9) success.
"I've never been involved in a game like that before," Beaufort coach Rohan Brown said.
In some more good news for Crows fans, Saturday saw a successful return to senior football for Jacob Garvey, who had off-season wrist surgery.
Creswick coach Ryan Knowles said it was a tough game with high pressure from both sides.
"We probably had 90 per cent of the ball in our forward line in the last quarter and a bit, but they just stopped us from scoring...," he said.
Sam Gibson continued his great 2019 form and was named the Wickers' best, while Mitchell Jenkins was rated the Crows' standout.
CRESWICK v. BEAUFORT
Beaufort 0.1, 1.4, 1.4, 1.6 (12)
Creswick 0.0, 0.1, 1.2, 1.3 (9)
GOALS, Beaufort: Jarrod Trigg 1
Creswick: Patrick Taranto 1
BEST, Beaufort: Mitchell Jenkins, Levi Cox, Lachlan Pfeifer, Michael Foster, Joseph Mason, Alexander Coleman
Creswick: Samuel Gibson, Matt Miller, Tom Walmsley, Ben Moran, Joel Antonio, Jack Marshman
Jarrod Morgan was chaired off the ground a winner after his 250th senior game for Buninyong on Saturday.
Morgan was one of the Bombers' best in the win over Learmonth, which also had Paul Rogan play his 250th.
"The boys seem really happy and are training hard and working hard for each other on the Saturday," Buninyong coach Shaun O'Loughlin said on the back of his side's eighth-straight win.
Learmonth coach Nick Willox rated Saturday's conditions as the worst he's ever played in.
Despite the defeat, Willox was pleased with aspects of the team's performance.
"A lot of the younger guys really came to the forefront and started to play a bit more mature, which is good to see," he said.
"A few of the classier Bombers stood up for them and we couldn't kick goals."
LEARMONTH v. BUNINYONG
Buninyong 1.3, 2.5, 6.6, 8.9 (57)
Learmonth 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.7 (19)
GOALS, Buninyong: Derick Micallef 3, Jarrod Morgan 2, Ned Gilbert 1, Luke Cullen 1, Jarrod Rodgers 1
Learmonth: Trent Baird 1, Nicholas Martin 1
BEST, Buninyong: Nick Shell, Jarrod Morgan, Jarrod Rodgers, Alex Bomitali, Lachlan Baker, Aaron Hart
Learmonth: Nicholas Martin, Jye Rich, Brenton Powell, Trent Baird, Jack Treweek, Hamish Crawley
Newlyn captured the Pride Cup in the clash with Daylesford on Saturday.
The two sides celebrated diversity and inclusion and wore special playing strips featuring rainbow colours.
The Cats were far too polished for the Bulldogs and eventually ran out 86-point winners.
Newlyn forward Marcus Darmody booted six goals to take his season tally to 77, while Steve Clifton dominated in a top display from the onballer.
"We played a really good patch in the second quarter and kicked six goals in about seven or eight minutes. Then we had another good patch in the last quarter. Both (patches) were when we had the wind," Newlyn joint-coach Dan Wehrung said.
"We did enough but weren't fantastic by any means."
Michael Cummings was named best for the Bulldogs.
DAYLESFORD v. NEWLYN
Newlyn 4.3, 11.7, 13.10, 18.15 (123)
Daylesford 2.2, 4.4, 4.7, 5.7 (37)
GOALS, Newlyn: Marcus Darmody 6, Declan Lourey 3, Myles Sewell 2, Luke Bull 1, Liam Gill 1, Jarrod Fryar 1, Joshua Milne 1, Stephen Clifton 1, Boe Bish 1, Patrick Parr 1
Daylesford: Dylan Muscat 2, Cameron Ralph 1, Michael Cummings 1, Joel Cummings 1
BEST, Newlyn: Stephen Clifton, Myles Sewell, Daniel Wehrung, Lou Campana, Dylan Fishwick, Liam Gill
Daylesford: Michael Cummings, Max Risstrom, Emlyn Nettleton, Dylan Muscat, Thomas Hunt, Cameron Ralph
Billy Driscoll took the reins and led Springbank to a 67-point success against Carngham-Linton.
With senior coach Joe Otto away on overseas travel and his round 12 replacement Michael Searl unavailable, it was left to Driscoll to steer the ship at Snake Valley.
And the Tigers made light work of the Saints to record their seventh win in succession.
Joel Maher and Todd Finco led the way for the Tigers, while Brodie Doolan and Lachlan Isbister were good for the home side.
Saints onballer Joel Radlof was taken to hospital at half time after complaining he had lost feeling in one of his arms.
Carngham-Linton football manager Greg Spratling said Radlof spent the night in hospital and would undergo more tests to determine the cause of the issue.
CARNGHAM-LINTON v. SPRINGBANK
Springbank 6.5, 9.5, 12.8, 14.8 (92)
Carngham-Linton 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 3.7 (25)
GOALS, Springbank: Justin Simpson 3, William Driscoll 2, Todd Finco 2, Timothy Horan 2, Samuel Cue 1, Ben Beasley 1, Kieran Maher 1, Samuel Harkin 1
Carngham-Linton: Lachlan Isbister 1, Jayson Gilbert 1, Aaron Braeckmans 1
BEST, Springbank: Joel Maher, Todd Finco, Matthew Lakey, Ben Beasley, Samuel Cue
Carngham-Linton: Brodie Doolan, Lachlan Isbister, James Nichols, Jayson Gilbert, Jackson Cranny, Damian Tabakovic
Waubra has moved a step closer to becoming the first team since Buninyong in 2013 to go through the home and away season undefeated.
The Roos beat Bungaree by 58 points to remain two games clear at the top of the ladder.
Waubra coach Matt James said Will Booth played his best game of the year on Saturday, while Darcy Jenkins continued his good form.
The Demons, which remain ninth and percentage behind the eighth-placed Skipton, were led by defender Matthew Geary.
WAUBRA v. BUNGAREE
Waubra 3.3, 8.7, 10.9, 12.10 (82)
Bungaree 1.1, 1.3, 3.5, 3.6 (24)
GOALS, Waubra: Austin Murphy 3, John Coleman 3, William Booth 2, Dean Robertson 1, Darcy Jenkins 1, Jarred Crabtree 1, Caleb McGrath 1
Bungaree: Grant Trevenen 2, Steven Ryan 1
BEST, Waubra: William Booth, Darcy Jenkins, John Coleman, Thomas Nash, Ben Wilson, Dean Robertson
Bungaree: Matthew Geary, Bailey Veale, Jackson Murphy, Charles Martin, Jake Trevenen, Chris Cowan
Waubra 308.96 48
Newlyn 222.41 40
Buninyong 179.33 40
Gordon 181.15 36
Springbank 171.99 36
Hepburn 157.10 32
Beaufort 130.99 32
Skipton 109.79 28
Bungaree 82.10 28
Learmonth 76.24 24
Creswick 71.34 20
Dunnstown 73.45 12
Rokewood-Corindhap 59.84 12
Daylesford 60.58 8
Carngham-Linton 53.12 8
Ballan 42.51 8
Clunes 41.70 4