COLBINABBIN has shown no signs of slacking off, scoring their ninth straight win of the season against top-three aspirant Leitchville-Gunbower.
The Grasshoppers produced one of their best wins of the season against a quality Bombers side to maintain a firm hold on top spot on the ladder.
The margin was 62-30, easily eclipsing the Grasshoppers three goal round one win over the Bombers.
It was a costly loss for the Bombers, who slipped to fifth spot on the ladder and continue to trail Huntly in the race for the double chance by one game.
The Hawks had the bye on the weekend.
Mount Pleasant has overtaken the Bombers in fourth spot following a 45-37 victory against Lockington-Bamawm United.
The Blues have now won four of their last six games and together with Leitchville-Gunbower lead Lockington-Bamawm United and North Bendigo by two games.
North Bendigo has revived its season, with the Bulldogs recording their third win of the season.
For the first time this season, the Bulldogs notched back-to-back wins with a hard-fought 33-28 victory over Heathcote.
It was the second close game between the two teams this season, with six goals separating the teams in round one.
North Bendigo will strive for three straight wins against Huntly next Saturday.
At White Hills, the second-placed Demons defeated Elmore 47-14.
The 33 goal margin was an improvement for the Bloods on their 64-16 loss to White Hills in round one.
Carly Demeo (200 games) and Hollie Hildebrandt (15) both celebrated milestones for Elmore.
White Hills plays Heathcote next week, while Elmore hosts Lockington-Bamawm United.