The top two in the Canada Life Premier League both won on Saturday to stay level at the summit.
Title favourites St George’s hit newly promoted Ayre United for six at Glencrutchery Road – Ciaran McNulty (two), Sam Caine, Jamie Carlinssen, Chris Bass and Frank Jones the marksmen.
Second placed Old Boys were pushed much harder by a northern club as goals from Craig Stewart, Lee Ford and Sean Gavin fired them to a 3-1 home success over Ramsey.
Second half goals from Daniel Bell (two) and Lee Gale ensured Peel gained revenge from their FA Cup thrashing by St Mary’s last week.
After a goalless first half, the westerners ran out 3-1 winners at Groves Road.
Marc Priestnal found the net for the Saints.
Laxey moved up to fourth after winning 6-1 at bottom club Douglas Royal.
Goals from Ashley Webster (three), Darren Hudgeon (two) and Darryl Haslett sealed the points for the Miners.
Kevin Ballard netted the home side’s consolation.
Reigning champions Rushen consolidated sixth spot as they won the southern derby.
Mike Edge, against his former club, two from Josh Kelly (one a penalty) and Dan Oates scored the goals as Castletown were defeated 4-0 at Croit Lowey.
Corinthians are up to seventh after seeing off Michael to confirm their mid table status.
Steve Corrin, Rob Bentley, Simon Nicol and Connor Dowell netted in a 4-1 home win.