Aradale will be at home to the top side Stawell in what should be a great game. The Aradale side are very competitive at home and desperately need the points. Stawell are travelling beautifully at this stage in the season and will be keen for it to continue.
In the second match Landsborough will play Ararat V.R.I on the new green at Ararat. The VRI team will take a few weeks to get used to the slow pace of their new green and after a 50-shot thumping will need to improve to get the points over the Borough boys.
In the third match Chalambar will play Ararat on the grass at Chally. Both sides have struggled so far this season trying to win games and this is a vital match for Chally if they are going to try and make a run at the finals.
In the last match Stawell Golf are back at the fortress and will welcome the Lake Bolac combination for the round eight battle. The two side sit third and fourth on the ladder and both are very conscience of the sides just outside the top four getting ready to pounce on the loser of this match.
Ararat Gold will welcome the top side Stawell Gold for a match on the Ararat carpet. This should be a close match on current form and with the ladder being so close a win or loss can move you a couple of positions on the ladder for both sides.
Lake Bolac Black are back at home and will play the Aradale side in what is a very important match in relation to their position on the ladder. Both side are vying for a finals match so this one counts extra for the winner.
Stawell Golf Blue are at home this week and will be a firm favourite to clean up the Lake Bolac Red side at the Golf green. A win will see the Golf Blue side consolidate their position in the top four of the ladder.
Stawell Blue are playing Ararat Green on the Stawell green and once again this is another important match in shaping the top four. Both side are in good form, so look out for some top bowls.
In the last match Ararat VRI will play the top Golf side Gold.
The new slow green will be right in the happy pace zone for Gold and an away win would not surprise.