It’s first blood Bacchas A in the race for the PWC Men’s Premier Division.
That’s after the reigning champions saw off arch rivals Valkyrs A 3-1, courtesy of strikes from Andy Whiting, Johnny Callow and Tom Wilson.
In a game of two halves, Bacchas A all but wrapped the match up by the break.
And although Gareth Morris reduced the deficit in the second half, they couldn’t breach the Bacchas’ rearguard again.
A Conor Byrne hat-trick, a double from Dave Milward and a Conor Byrne goal fired Vikings A to a 6-3 win over battling Ramsey A.
They responded through Juan Kermeen (two) and Nat Smith.
Dave Kneale was the star of the show as Bacchas B put five past Castletown A.
He hit four and was joined on the scoresheet by Sam Riordan in a 5-2 success.
Jamie Allen and Steve Ronan replied for Town.
It’s three wins out of three for champions Vikings A in the PWC Women’s Premier Division.
Their dominance of Manx women’s hockey continued as doubles from Kirstie Cooper and Katie Errock saw off Ramsey A 4-1.
The northerners’ response came from Ellan Robinson.
Erin Murphy scored both as Bacchas A saw off Castletown A 2-0, while Valkyrs A ran out 6-1 winners over Bacchas B, whose consolation was scored by Jo Quine.
Hockey results for Saturday, January 25
PWC Men’s Premier Division
Bacchas A 3-1 Valkyrs A
Ramsey A 3-6 Vikings A
Castletown A 2-5 Bacchas B
PWC Men’s Division One
Valkyrs B 1-2 Harlequins A
Bacchas Colts 2-6 Vikings B
Saracens A 6-1 Ramsey B
PWC Men’s Division Two
Bacchas C 1-2 Valkyrs C
PWC Women’s Premier Division
Ramsey 1-4 Vikings A
Castletown A 0-2 Bacchas A
Bacchas B 1-6 Valkyrs A
PWC Women’s Division One
Bacchas C 1-2 Harlequins A
Castletown B 1-2 Valkyrs B
Castletown C 0-9 Ramsey B
Valkyrs C 0-0 Vikings B
Saracens 7-0 Vikings C