Donemana won the top of the table clash in Q1 as three wickets from Junior McBrine saw Brigade skittled for just 71.

Harry Waterstone top scored with an unbeaten 29, but two further wickets apiece for Scott Laird, Joe Robinson and Chris Neely ensured the Beechgrove side never got going.

It wasn’t all one-way traffic though as two wickets each for Brad Connor and Jordan Curry had Donemana in trouble before they sealed a five-wicket win.

Brigade bounced back with a 26-run win over Bonds Glen on Sunday. Ryan MacBeth showed his all-round prowess as he top-scored with 72 as they posted 180 – Robbie Logue chipping in with 31.

Richard Cleminson picked up three victims, while there were two apiece for David Robinson and Michael McBeth.

Darren Young hit 34 and Ken Colhoun 32 as the Bee Gees threatened briefly, before veteran Dougie Huey stopped their advance by taking 3 for 19, while Jordan Curry picked up two.

The Bee Gees had also lost on Saturday, going down by eight wickets against Fox Lodge. Ivan McNeill took 4 for 24, while Levi Kerr and Craig Alexander each claimed 2 for 23 as they made 129 – Darren Young again making 34, and Mervyn Young 27.

Craig Alexander hit 55 and Travis Nicholl 42 as the Foxies won at a canter.

The Foxies made it a Carlsberg weekend as they advanced in the Q1 Cup at the expense of Ardmore. Richie Devine and Johnny Heywood junior both scored half centuries as they posted 231 – Dee McKeever and Glynn King taking four wickets each for Ardmore.

The Ardmore chase never materialised with Thomas Brolly and Phil Patterson their top scorers as they made 130 – Matthew Clarke taking 4 for 18, and Levi Kerr claiming three wickets.

That was Ardmore’s second loss of the weekend after a three-wicket loss at Bready. Sean Gormley hit a rapid 45 and Thomas Brolly in their total of 151. Brooke Crumley had figures of 3 for 20, while Marc McCloskey and Dale McGonigle took two each.

Brian Crumley clubbed 10 fours and a six in 69 from 72 balls to put Bready in a strong position, but two wickets apiece for Glynn King as well as George and Kevin Brolly saw the home side wobble.

However, Robert Spence (33) and an unbeaten 24 from Colin Spence saw them win by three wickets.

In Q2 Glendermott won a high scoring run feast at The Rectory against The Nedd. Dylan Lynch hit his maiden century, making 102 not out as his side racked up 256 for 1. Garth Watson’s excellent season continued as he hit 8 sixes and 8 fours in an unbeaten 96, while Alan Lynch hit 51.

The Nedd gave the chase a good go, as Vinny O’Hara made 47 and Alex Steele 42, but three wickets for Andy Lynch and two each for Watson and Dylan Lynch completed fine all-round games completed the 24-run win.

John Gillespie and Tommy Barr shared a 159-run stand as Strabane made 195 for 2 at home to Coleraine. Gillespie hit 83 not out from just 72 balls, while Barr made an undefeated 60.

Stephen McCartney and Simon Hunter both scored half centuries in a 103-run stand but Coleraine finished 26 runs adrift.

Gregory McIvor’s unbeaten 60 ensured bragging rights went to Newbuildings in their local derby against Bready. Dylan McCorkell made 38 too as Newbuildings won by three wickets chasing 169.

Trevor Hamilton took 3 for 36, after he and Steven Campbell had both made 39 in the bReady innings, where Simon Campbell had top-scored with 44.

In Q3 Fermanagh skittled Donemana for just 41 as Chris Faris took four wickets and Creg Piergrosse three, as the Kesh men won by five wickets, despite the best efforts of Jake Craig (4-12).

John McCreanor was the hero as Killyclooney put a dent in Maghera’s title hopes. He took three wickets as Maghera made 154 and then thumped four sixes and fours in a quickfire 53 from 42 balls in a three-wicket win.

Kenny Hall scored a crucial 24 not out in the chase, while Alfie Stewart (3-20) and Mark Semple (2-25) starred with the ball.

It wasn’t such good news for Killyclooney against Ballyspallen the following day as five wickets for Graham Thompson saw them dismissed for 103. Stuart Kennedy then hit five fours and two sixes in his 51 not out from just 43 balls as they breezed to a seven-wicket win.

In Q4 Jack Bogle (pictured) was another five-wicket hero as Eglinton beat Bready. The left-armer claimed 5 for 26 and Zara Craig 2 for 33 as Bready were dismissed for 132 chasing 158 despite a superb 67 by Adam Kelly (10 fours, 2 sixes).

Robbie Millar had earlier stroked 11 fours and a six as he made 84, sharing a stand of 111 with Corin Kyte (24).

The final match was a one-sided affair as Coleraine lost by ten wickets against Fox Lodge after being skittled for 40 – two wickets each for James Robinson, Raymond Harpur, Corey Roulston and Gary McBride.