HAVING soared to the top of the division one ladder in the opening round, Eaglehawk faces Bendigo in the Bendigo Bowls pennant on Saturday afternoon.
The Hawks will have home-green advantage in Simpsons Road for the crucial clash with last summer's champions.
Eaglehawk and Bendigo started the season with a victory.
The Hawks dominated play at Bendigo East,
Eaglehawk led 18-115 to 0-89 after the final bowl was delivered.
Biggest winners for the Borough were Tony Ellis by 14 and Simon Carter by eight.
Bendigo fought on to score a four-shot win against Golden Square.
The Ian Ross-skipped rink won by 14 shots.
It's second against third when Inglewood plays on Kangaroo Flat's greens.
Inglewood rolled into a new season by winning at home against division newcomer South Bendigo by 17 shots.
The Roos won at Castlemaine, 95-79.
Golden Square and Bendigo East are both on the rebound from defeat as they take to the Wade Street greens.
South Bendigo and Castlemaine will be determined to chalk up their first wins of the 2013-14 campaign.
Division one standings - Eaglehawk 18 26, Inglewood 16 17, Kangaroo Flat 14 16, Bendigo 12 4, Golden Square 6 -4, Castlemaine 4 -16, South Bendigo 2 -17, Bendigo East 0 -26.