PANMURE has confirmed its place at premiership favorite with a 26-point win over Merrivale at Panmure today.
The Bulldogs dominated the game from start to finish, set up by a first half that saw it leading by 46 points at half time.
Ruckman Daniel Roache and centre Tim Condon dominated for the Bulldogs with their good work finished by key forward Tom White who kicked five goals.
Jason Mifsud pulled on the Panmure jumper for the first time and was busy early, before being hampered by a hamstring strain at the start of the second quarter.
In other games Allansford had a 41-point win over Nirranda to put it second on the ladder.
South Rovers had a 20-point win over Deakin University while Dennington had a 55-point home ground win over Kolora-Noorat.
The Timboon Demons are celebrating a 47-point win over Russells Creek, while the biggest win of the round went to Old Collegians who had a 119-point win over East Warrnambool.
The highlight of the win for the Warriors was an 11-goal haul from full forward Chris Chambers.