KIllyclooney's excellent season continued as they beat Strabane by four wickets to go joint top of the table with Brigade.

They restricted the Red Caps to 183, with only Nasir Nawaz taking advantage of the ideal batting conditions. He top-scored with 85 from 60 balls (6 fours, 8 sixes) but only Aaron Gillespie (24) offered any support. Kenzie Hall (4-22) and Tim Dougherty (2-18) doing the damage.

Blayde Cappell thumped 8 fours and 3 sixes in his 56 from just 26 balls. The South African has now scored 604 runs at 151.00 this season.

Strabane fought back and at 98 for 5 the game was still very much in the balance. Killyclooney though showed they aren't just a one-trick pony as Mark Gordon and Tim Dougherty both hit 42 in rapid time, sharing a 6th wicket stand of 66 in 7 overs, eventually sealing an important win.

Iftikhar Hussain rolled back the years as he made an unbeaten 167 to ease Brigade into joint pole-position at the top as the Beechgrove side chased 250 to easily account for Eglinton.

Hussain, who turns 50 in September, showed no signs of his powers waning as he put the villagers attack to the sword. hitting 24 fours and 2 sixes in his 105-ball innings.

Earlier Liam Doherty top-scored with 85 for Eglinton in their 249 for 8 - while Mike Erlank made a run-a-ball 55. There were three wickets for DD Barr and two for the recalled Jamie Millar.

A third wicket stand of 146 in 24 overs between David Cooke and Sam Haslett helped Bonds Glen to a maximum points 77-run win at home to basement side Glendermott.

Cooke hit 13 fours and 3 sixes in his 85, while Haslett's 75 included 11 fours and a six.

There were runs too for Raymond Curry (43) and Heinrich Roberts (32) as the Bee Gees made 264 for 4.

Glendermott's reply was all but over as they slumped to 34 for 5 including the wicket of Cloete.

Skipper Ben Mills (81) and Alan Johnson (35) ensured some respectability as they were eventually dismissed for 187.

Catches win matches. Donemana dropped Gayan Maneeshan before he got off the mark and the Sri Lankan made them pay as his 81 from 64 balls (10 fours, 4 sixes) helped the Ballymagorry side to chase down 238 at Donemana.

Travis Nicholl hit 47 (7 sixes) as the Foxies raced out of the traps with 70 coming in the six overs before tea, Brian Allen (31) and Johnny Robinson (26) also in the runs of the successful chase.

Earlier, former Fox Lodge pro Geeth Kumara top-scored with 73, while the Dougherty brothers (Ricky-Lee and DJ) both made 40s. Aaron Heywood and Johnny Robinson each took three wickets as Fox Lodge moved up to third spot in the table.

Ballyspallen got their first win of the season with a comfortable 108-run win over St Johnston.

Demith Perera hit 6 sixes in his 62 as 'Spallen made 227 for 9. Runs too for Stuart Kennedy (44), Luke Gilfillan (33) and Kyle Morrow (26*).

The Saints chase never got going as they were dismissed for 119 - two wickets apiece for Perera, Clive Rodgers and skipper James Thompson.

Newbuildings bounced back from last week's loss to produce a fine all-round display to beat Bready.

They restricted the Magheramason side to 143 with four wickets for Ross Dougherty against his old club, while Ross Hunter took three and Johnny Thompson two.

Gavin Roulston top scored with just 27, while Kyle Magee made 26.

The chase was a formality with Mark Hanna (36) and Ryan Hunter (32*) laying a solid base for Hanu Viljoen to hit 7 fours in a rapid half century as they eased to the 8-wicket win in just the 24th over.

Half centuries from Aviwe Mgijima and Dharm Singh helped Ardmore to chase 220, beating Coleraine by five wickets at The Bleachgreen.

The Bannsiders 220 for 8 was given a solid start by Scott Campbell (67) and Marcus Poskitt (43) who put on 84 for the first wicket.

Matthew Smyth hit 34, but the Ardmore fielding helped them stop the total getting out of control - two wickets for Sabin Babu and Aviwe Mgijima.

Singh hit 9 fours and 2 sixes in his 63 from just 55 balls, sharing an opening stand of 77 with Ryan Brolly.

A flurry of wickets had the contest evenly poised at 124 for 4, but South African professional Mgijima made an unbeaten 85 from 76 balls (7 fours, 3 sixes) to guide them home.

He added 72 with Rachit Gaur (26), who fell with 25 needed off 23 balls. Any jitters were soon settled by Mgijima and Mark Chambers as the win was secured with an over to go.