A scoreless draw against the in-form Norths kick-started Wombats-Beechworth's division one women's season on Sunday.
Norths moved to equal top with Wodonga after the Bulldogs fell 2-1 to Magpies.
Kristy Clement and Bonnie Baker scored for the victors, while Dannielle McLeish got on the board for Wodonga.
Falcons also closed the gap to the leaders with a 3-1 triumph over CR United.
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Shannon Dicks, Laura Fellows and Bernadette McCrohan fired in goals for Falcons, while Emma Ronnfeldt was on target for United.
In division one men, a Brenton Newnham hat trick saw Magpies to a 3-2 victory against Wodonga.
Norths won an entertaining 10-goal encounter against Wombats, 7-3, led by a hat trick from Ian Beath.
Doubles from David Foster and Tim Smith ensured CR United would continue its unbeaten start to the season with a 5-0 win against Falcons.
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