Longford travelled to Westbury for afternoon tea and a side of bowls and came away with a huge win in the latest round of Bowls North Saturday Pennant.
Sophie Fletcher put in a phenomenal performance in the three spot for Les Watts to snatch a one-shot victory against Joey Thomas' rink.
Longford’s Daniel Baker played a few telling bowls late in the match to salvage a draw against Westbury’s Anthony Lowery.
But it was Longford’s Scott Crocker who wound back the clock, taking the game by the scruff of the neck to carry the overall board for the Tigers with a 30-shot rink win.
Trevallyn played host to an in-form Invermay outfit looking to force their way into the top four.
Dan Hollingsworth's rink of Patrick Oldham, Nathan Rutherford and Sean Alderson flew out of the blocks for Trevallyn, getting out to a 17-1 start over Gene Ayton's rink and maintaining that advantage for the remainder of the game.
Josh Appleyard was down 15-1 early but rallied the troops in the second half to stem the margin to seven., with Invermay’s Candice Hodgetts and former Trevallyn player Luke Patterson the standouts.
Shane Bodens rink came from eight shots down early to record a three-shot win over Josh Walker-Davis, ensuring the visitors walked away with a valuable four points, but it was Trevallyn who prevailed overall, winning 68-60.
Bridport travelled to the windy town of Beauty Point with both teams looking to turn their season around.
The home side’s Mitch Billing had a good tussle with Paul Filgate, with the latter playing some brilliant skips bowls late to snatch a one-shot rink win.
Bridport’s Chris Walker showed he can bowl on all surfaces on his way to an 11-shot victory over stalwart Mick Savage.
But it was Adam Donohue’s rink who were the big winners, recording an 18-shot victory over the usually consistent Bruce Howard.
Donohue ably assisted by David Glover in the lead spot and fly-in Mitch Walker in the three position as the visitors completed a 77-49 triumph.
East Launceston and North Launceston battled it out in a repeat of last year's grand final, with the game played as a twilight fixture on East's synthetic green.
Alan Gamble shows he still has a lot to give, chalking up a convincing 18-shot win over the Crocker Medallist Aaron Page. Gamble was aided by the inclusion of Brodie Baker at three and the consistency of Nick Webb as lead.
David Minns continued his hot form with an eight-shot win over an impressive Will Springer, while Robert McMullen's rink, bolstered by Sam Springer at three, managed to salvage two points for the home side with a 14-shot rink win over Jarrod Howard, who helped North Launceston’s overall position by saving countless shots throughout the course of the afternoon.