Top two show their class
The champions hit seven and the leaders beat their bogey team in the Canada Life Premier League on Saturday.
St George’s thrashed St Mary’s 7-1 at Glencrutchery Road with the usual suspects on target
Hat-tricks from Ciaran McNulty and Callum Morrissey did most of the damage with skipper Frank Jones grabbing the other.
Marc Priestnal had given the visitors an early lead but that was a mere consolation for the Saints, who finished with 10 men after the dismissal of Stephen Glover.
Peel took control from early on at the side which caused them heartache last season.
Goals from Matthew Woods and Ashley Webster (two) sealed a 3-1 success at Old Boys.
Woods could face a long ban after being sent off for the second successive week, an incident in which Old Boys’ John Quirk was also sent-off.
Chris Coxon netted for the hosts.
Rushen and Corinthians shared four goals in an exciting contest at Croit Lowey.
The Whites led twice through Ryan Burns and Ryan Gartland and looked set to be on course for a fine victory.
But a late Tom Doherty goal after Furo Davies had earlier equalised earned the home side a point.
Union Mills secured their first victory of the campaign with a hard fought 2-0 win at Ramsey, secured through Jordan Crawley and Steven Quine.
Ayre United turned on the style at Andreas to see off St John’s.
After a goalless first half, Andrew Bunce, Luke Rowe and George Rawlinson got on the scoresheet for the Tangerines.
Andrew Chadwick replied for the Saints who had been reduced to 10 men before the break when Stuart Morrison was shown a red card.
There were goals galore as the two newly promoted clubs met at Crosby.
And it was Marown who went crazy by defeating Ramsey Youth Centre 7-3, courtesy of goals from Stuart Morris (three), Joey Rothwell, Ryan Holdaway (two) and Connor Gilbert.
The sides were level at 2-2 at the break.