The top of the ladder Wynyard put a dent in the top two hopes of Ulverstone and there were valuable wins for Burnie and Devonport in round 16 of the NWFL on Saturday.
The Cats required a six-goal to one third quarter to break the game open against the third-placed Robins to secure a 10.15 (75) to 7.8 (50) victory at the Ulverstone Recreation Ground.
Sam Douglas was crucial in the win for the Cats to be named the best on the field and the ageless wonder Gregg Sharman kicked three goals.
Claye Sculthorpe was the Robins' best and led the way up forward along with Klay Griffiths with two goals each.
At West Park, the Dockers exploded in the final quarter with 11 goals to one to claim a percentage boosting 23.14 (152) to 9.9 (63) win over Latrobe in Nick McKenna's 250th senior game.
Dylan Smith was unstoppable in a best on ground performance, Josh Gale hammered through seven goals and Damon Smith added four goals.
Zac Roberts kicked three goals for the Demons and Jade Smith was their best.
The Magpies kept their top three chances alive with a 12.15 (87) to 7.7 (49) wins over East Devonport in the Mersey Derby at Girdlestone Park.
Midfielder Bradley Symmons was the best in the victory and Caleb van Buuren kicked three goals.
Shaun McCrossen battled hard in the defeat for the Swans and Jack Triffett kicked three goals.