Albury City reversed the result from its previous meeting with rivals Albury United with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory at Jelbart Park on Sunday.
Aidan Rees put the Greens in front after just seven minutes, but second half goals from Thorne Maw (70th minute) and Dan Kelly (81st minute) handed City all three points.
Myrtleford took a big step towards securing back-to-back league titles with a convincing 6-0 victory against Wangaratta.
Melrose stayed in third spot with a 2-0 result against St Pats.
Boomers came from 1-0 down before going on to beat Twin City 2-1, while Cobram defeated Wodonga Diamonds 3-1.
Albury Hotspurs had the bye.
The senior men’s ladder after round 20 is: Myrtleford 49, Wangaratta 45, Melrose 42, Boomers 42, Albury City 35, Albury United 35, Twin City 32, Cobram 29, Albury Hotspurs 23, Wodonga Diamonds 13, St Pats 8.
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