Douglas Royal are at the summit of JCK Division Two.
That’s after an 8-2 thrashing of Onchan at Ballafletcher, while previous leaders Gymns lost 1-0 at Colby – Adam Fretwell with the first half winner to boost the southerners’ promotion chances.
Paul Whitley (two), Simon Dooley (two), Ryan Kelly and Stuart Foley were among the goals for Royal.
Veteran James Teare continued his fine start to the campaign with a first half brace as Ayre saw off fast improving Douglas and District 2-0 at Andreas.
Doubles from Juan Killip and Joey Rothwell saw Marown run out 4-1 winners at Malew, while Dale Walker was the star of the show with a hat-trick for Ronaldsway as they gained a good point in a 3-3 draw at Foxdale.
Braddan and Douglas Athletic drew 1-1 with goals from Will Smith and Josh Green respectively.