The Burnie Dockers rose to the challenge against Wynyard to move clear on top of the NWFL ladder in round 11 action on Saturday.
The Dockers kept the Cats goalless in the first half and remained in control for the rest of the match to secure the 10.14 (74) to 3.9 (27) victory at West Park.
Dylan Smith was the best on ground for the Dockers, while Harry Walters and Damon Smith finished with two goals each.
Zane Murphy was the Cats' best and Brody Denehey kicked two goals.
East Devonport kept its finals dream alive with a 11.9 (75) to 8.10 (58) win over Penguin at Dial Park.
Jack Triffett made the most of getting more minutes through the midfield with a best on ground performance for the Swans and Damien Medwin dominated up forward with five goals.
The Two Blues' charge was led by Dylan Bramich, with Nathan Russell kicking two goals.
Ulverstone kept the winless Latrobe to two goals across four quarters to secure a 7.10 (52) to 2.5 (17) victory at Ulverstone.
Travis Davies was the Robins' best as he controlled the midfield and Jake Sushames kicked two goals.
Zac Roberts was the Demons' best and Jesse Richardson kicked two goals.