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SALE City has asserted its dominance at the top of the North Gippsland Football Netball League ladder with a disciplined win over Heyfield on Saturday.

Previously winless Gormandale caused an upset and stunned second placed Rosedale to move off the bottom of the table.

In other games, Woodside, Yarram and Churchill all recorded solid wins to consolidate their positions in the top five.

The previously winless Tigers staged a remarkable upset by defeating second placed Rosedale at the Gormandale Recreation Reserve on Saturday.

Despite a five-goal-to-one -behind final quarter charge from the Blues, the Tigers hung on in a nail-biting finish to claim victory by 10 points.

The Tigers led by 14 at half-time before an eight goals to three third quarter set up the win.

Rosedale put up 10 more scoring shots than Gormandale but registered 24 behinds in an inaccurate display.

Jordan Sandy kicked eight for the Tigers in the 18.10 (118) to 14.24 (108) win.

Woodside continued its impressive 2016 campaign with a comfortable 42-point victory over Traralgon Tyers United.

The Cats sit comfortably in third position on the ladder with four wins and one loss.

Woodside led from start to finish and never looked challenged, but took its foot off the accelerator in the last quarter, managing only six behinds.

It was a slight blemish on an otherwise disciplined performance. The final score was 16.16 (112) to 10.10 (70).

Mathew Nelson booted four goals for Woodside with support from Ryan Foat and Cameron Whiteoak with three each.

Churchill is shaping up as the quiet achiever of 2016 after posting another win to take the Cougars to three and two on the table after round five.

After a closely fought first quarter, the Cougars kicked away in the second with eight goals to four, setting up the win.

Nic Campbell was a star up forward for the Cougars with seven goals.

The re-building Magpies showed they have some kicking power, nailing 13 for the day, but it wasn’t enough.

Churchill easily accounted for the Magpies by 45 points, 20.14 (134) to 13.11 (89).

Glengarry will be encouraged by the performance of its younger brigade, with thirds premiership player and soccer convert Dylan De Hommel booting three goals in the loss.

Sale City has gone from strength to strength in 2016 and proved again it is the team to beat after a comprehensive 51-point victory over Heyfield.

Jacob Schuback was impressive up forward for the Dogs, booting six goals.

In predictable form, Sale never really looked troubled and ran out comfortable 16.11 (107) to 8.8 (56) winners over last season’s grand finalists.

Yarram continued with its charge up the NGFNL leaderboard, with a 52 point victory against Cowwarr on Saturday.

In a game that could have gone either way, the Demons held on to a two-point lead at three-quarter-time.

However, a 10 goal to two flurry in the final quarter allowed the Demons to tear the game apart.

Corbin Sutherland starred for the Demons with 10 majors.