Bacchas have one hand on the WI-Manx men’s Premier League trophy.
That’s after they won a five goal top of the table thriller to move five points clear with three matches remaining.
Goals from Karl Moore, Andy Bridson and a Richard Le Page penalty flick all but ended Valkyrs A’s title hopes.
Their marksmen were Chris Caldwell and Steven Moore.
Reigning champions Vikings A saw off Bacchas B 8-0.
Castletown A and Harlequins A drew 1-1, Peter Foxton the ‘Quins scorer, while two goals from Gerry Quinn and one from debutant Will Blake secured a 3-0 victory for Vikings B over battling Saracens A who played the entire match with 10 men.
Vikings A dropped points for the first time this season in the WI-Manx women’s Premier League but the champions edged closer to retaining their title in a 2-2 draw with rivals Valkyrs A.
The Valkyrs’ goals were scored by Amy Speed and Karmina Kovanda.
A Sarah McChesney hat-trick and one from Michelle Clague fired Valkyrs B to an exciting 4-3 victory over Ramsey A.
Laura Bellwood, Julie Chesterton and Hannah Grubb were on target for the northerners.
Hockey results for Saturday, November 13
WI-Manx men’s Premier League
Castletown A 1-1 Harlequins A
Bacchas A 3-2 Valkyrs A
Bacchas B 0-8 Vikings A
Saracens A 0-3 Vikings B
WI-Manx women’s Premier League
Vikings A 2-2 Valkyrs A
Ramsey A 3-4 Valkyrs B
WI-Manx women’s Division One
Bacchas C 2-2 Vikings C