Another weekend of football and netball action means finals are one week closer, and the results from the weekend had big implications for September action.
Stawell had a bye in the Wimmera league but neighbours Ararat battled it out with Horsham Saints.
After a slow start, the Rats stormed home in the second half for a big senior football victory.
The A Grade netball match was between the Rats and Saints was on of the closest of the season. Ararat stole victory from the jaws of defeat to record a memorable victory.
In the Horsham District League the Baggies had no issues dealing with a struggling Pimpinio outfit, recording a massive 160-point win on the football field while scoring a season-high on the netball court.