A fourth wicket stand of 91 between David Miller and Neil Whitworth guided Lisburn to a 75-run win over defending champions Waringstown at Wallace Park. Miller top-scored with 60 from 71 balls (5 fours, 3 sixes) while Whitworth made a determined 44. Lisburn lost their last seven wickets for 37 runs and will have been slightly concerned at their total of 177. Three wickets for Greg Thompson against his former club, plus two apiece for Rory Bessell and Ben Snell. The Waringstown started in solid fashion with 21 apiece for openers Adam Dennison and Morgan Topping, before imploding. There were three wickets apiece for Matthew Humphreys and Neil Whitworth, plus two for Faiz Fazal to seal an emphatic 75-run win.

Nigel Jones took six wickets to inspire his CIYMS team to a facile win over North Down at Belmont. Jones claimed 6 for 28 as the Comber side slipped to 69 for 8. They rallied thanks to a battling 72 in 82 balls from Peter Eakin (10 fours, 2 sixes), but a final total of 139 was still well below challenging. Chris Dougherty was his usual dependable safe with a top-score of 37 in the chase, sharing a half-century fourth wicket stand with Jones, who completed a superb all-round display with an unbeaten 35 as they completed the six-wicket win in the 28th over.

Closest game of the day was at Stormont where CSNI edged out Carrickfergus by two wickets in a rain-affected match. Carrick posted 262 for 6, with Jacques Snyman sharing a century stand with Jeremy Lawlor (38). Snyman hit 9 fours and 4 sixes in a top-score of 87 from just 69 balls. CJ van der Walt followed on with a half century, while Alex Haggan hit two sixes in his 26. The hosts reply was interrupted by rain which meant a revised target of 221 in 37 overs. They got there with three balls to spare thanks to a fine display by the top six, with Stuart Thompson making 52, Marc Ellison 39, Luke Georgeson 33, and 20 apiece from Ryan Hunter and Chris McMorran.

Woodvale were comfortable seven-wicket winners over a poor Cliftonville Academy at Ballygomartin Road, Only two CA players managed double figures – Robbie Moffett (15) and Andrew Forbes (12) – in their total of 93. Indeed, extras with 31 was the main contributor to that meagre score. There were three wickets apiece for Ruhan Pretorius and Jonathan Burnside, while Aditya Adey claimed two. Harry Warke and James Hall went cheaply, but Aditya Adey (25*), Pretorius (24) and Ronan Restieaux (19*) sealed the seven wicket win in just the 15th over.

Five wickets for Andrew White, plus half centuries for Robert McKinley and Jack Dickson saw Instonians to a bloodless nine-wicket win over Cregagh at Shaw’s Bridge. Jay Hunter hit 9 fours and 2 sixes in a quickfire 59 from only 50 balls, and at 68 for 2, looked to have given his side a solid platform. However White claimed a five-wicket haul, while there were two apiece for Cian Robertson and James Magee as they were dismissed for 146. Irish U19 international Jack Dickson top-scored with 77 not out from 79 balls (8 fours, 2 sixes) as he and Robert McKinley (53) shared an opening stand of 134, clinching the win just past the half-way stage.