A five-goal haul from Brandon McDonald set Rosedale up with its second win of the North Gippsland football season.
The 74-point victory at Glengarry moves the Blues to the top of the ladder, although premier Yarram has a game in hand.
A quiet first term on the scoreboard, with two goals to the Magpies’ one, was quickly forgotten in the second term as the Blues piled on six majors to blow their buffer out to 41 points at half-time.
The visitors buried Glengarry’s hopes in the third term, with another five majors stretching the lead to an insurmountable 12 goals at the final change and 74 points at full time, 16.17 (113) to 5.9 (39).
Rohan Hildebrand, Dale Fleming, Tom Anderson, Brad Scott and ruckman Jake Pawley dominated proceedings in the middle, while Joel Bristow helped keep the Magpies’ forwards at bay.
Matt Royal kicked three goals and Fleming two.Gippsland Times
Cowwarr recorded the biggest winning margin of round two, flexing their muscle to put Gormandale to rest in demoralising fashion with a 112-point victory on Saturday, 27.13 (175) to 9.9 (63).
The Tigers' went into the first break with a seven-point lead but the glory was short-lived and the Saints stacked on 10 second-term goals while restricting their opponents to a single point to have the game won by half-time.
The hurt continued for Gormandale with a further 14 second-half goals completing the rout.
Shane Morgan, with a massive 12 goals for the game, single-handedly outscored the Tigers to take his individual tally to 17 majors from the first two rounds.
Nick Wozniak also enjoyed the spoils, finishing with a bag of eight goals while Ben Coffey nabbed four.
For Gormandale, Steve Burgess and Wayne Henry scored three and two goals, respectively.Latrobe Valley Express
Traralgon Tyers United recovered from a slow start against Heyfield on Saturday to record their first win for the 2019 season.
The Bombers, down by 11 points at the first change and one at the main break, kicked into gear in the third term with six goal's while holding the Roos to three goals in the second half to team to victory, 13.16 (94) to 9.9 (63).
Jesse Bedggood and Nick Woodland were serviceable for Heyfield in the loss and finished with three goals each while singles went to Adam Wallace, Nick Dinsdale and Kodie Woodland.Latrobe Valley Express
Woodside proved no match for Sale City, which won by 68 points.
The visiting Bulldogs kicked six goals to one in the first quarter, setting up their 16.18 (114) to 6.10 (46) victory.
Ben Chivers and Nick Grainger led the way on the scoreboard, kicking four goals each, while best-on-ground Jacob Schuback and Josh Barton each snagged two.
Brock Dyke was the Wildcats' best players, while Dale Hanratty was their multiple goal kicking, with two.Gippsland Times
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