Wagga Rules Club's grade two pennants side continued their strong run with success over Junee's fourth grade side on Saturday.
In the combined two, three and fourth grade ladder, the Rules are just just one point clear of Wagga RSL's third grade side.
However unlike last season they are guaranteed to progress regardless of their final ladder position.
Junee are the second fourth grade team on the ladder following their 79-47 loss.
The are level with Rules 1 on 29½ points, but behind them on percentage.
Rules 1 enjoyed the bye.
Meanwhile Rules 1 bounced back from their first loss of the season in grade seven in the top of the table clash with Coolamon.
The 75-42 win means there is now nine points separating the two sides.
Coolamon is just 1½ points clear of The Rock after they scored a 69-34 win over Junee.
Rules 2 are just three points off second place after their bye.
However The Rock is well clear in grade five after a 64-43 win over Junee.
They are 16 points ahead of RSL, who scored a 72-56 victory over Rules on Saturday.
Yerong Creek's five-week winning streak in grade six extended with a tight win over Rules.
They dropped one rink but still managed to come out on top with a 75-71 win.
Coolamon moved to second with a 79-42 win over RSL.