Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers are the new premiership favourite in the North Central Football League after they thumped Birchip-Watchem on Saturday.
The much-anticipated clash of the competition's two unbeaten teams turned into a fizzer as the Tigers won by 46 points, 15.4 (94) to 7.6 (48).
Sea Lake set the tone early by kicking four of the first five goals of the match.
The Bulls cut the deficit to 12 points just before quarter-time, but that was their final goal of the first half.
Sea Lake kicked the only two goals of the second term and then added six goals to two in the third quarter.
The Tigers led by 10 goals early in the final quarter before the Bulls kicked three of the last four goals of the match.
The Tigers' big guns did the damage. Matt Elliott kicked five goals, while Trent, Kane and Wade Donnan, Alex Pollock and Ryan O'Sullivan were dominant.
Stefan Pye, Dale Hinkley and Nathan Gordon were best for the Bulls.
All of a sudden the Tigers are one win and 108 per cent ahead of the second-placed Bulls.
Charlton moved into fourth place after thrashing St Arnaud by 14 goals.
Joe McGrath kicked nine goals for the game as the Blues put the Saints to the sword in the second quarter.
A five-goal to two second quarter gave Charlton a 29-point lead at the main break. The Blues added 13.5 to 4.4 after half-time to win convincingly 21.12 (138) to 8.6 (54).
Aside from McGrath, Trent Cossar, Tom Finlay and Kain Robins were superb for Charlton.
Jakob Hicks, Will Bertalli, Conlan Gunn and Matt Goode were best for St Arnaud.
Wedderburn consolidated third spot on the ladder when it defeated Wycheproof-Narraport by 67 points.
The Demons kicked the first six goals of the game on their way to a 16.8 (104) to 6.1 (37).
The Demons steadied through the second and third quarters before the Redbacks went up a gear and kicked five of the final six goals of the match.
Jayden Jones, Luke and Oscar Holt and Corey Lowry played well for Wedderburn, while Sam Barnes kicked four goals.
James Coatsworth kicked four of the Demons' six goals. George Turner, Tom Trewin and Trevor Rumbold tried hard for Wycheproof-Narraport.
Donald produced its highest score of the season in its 133-point win over Boort.
Donald had 10 individual goalkickers in the 22.19 (151) to 2.6 (18) victory.
Darcy Harrison kicked five goals in a best on ground performance, Kyle Matthews kicked four goals and James Wall, Rian McGough and Harry Cashin played well.
Boort's best were Keirin Wilson, Keanu Padula and Reece Boland.
After next week's inter-league break, round six will be played on May 25. Boort is at home to Birchip Watchem, Donald hosts Charlton, St Arnaud travels to Wedderburn and Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers is at home to Wycheproof-Narraport.