Berrigan snapped a two-match losing streak to move back to second with a hard-fought win against fellow flag contender Katandra at Berrigan on Saturday.
The Saints trailed at the first change, but piled on 10 goals to four after quarter-time to record an 11.12 (78) to 6.6 (42) victory.
Co-captain William Gorman starred for the home side with three majors.
Strathmerton sits on top thanks to a 13.10 (88) to 6.7 (43) win at Jerilderie.
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Katamatite slipped to third with a shock three-point loss away to Mathoura.
Waaia held off a spirited Deniliquin Rovers outfit by 16 points, while Picola United beat Tocumwal by a goal.
Tungamah and Yarroweyah didn't play, while Rennie had the bye.
The ladder after round 10 is: Strathmerton 24, Berrigan 24, Katamatite 24, Waaia 24, Katunga 24, Tungamah 20, Katandra 20, Jerilderie 20, Mathoura 16, Yarroweyah 12, Picola United 8, Deniliquin Rovers 4, Tocumwal 4, Rennie 0, Blighty 0.
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