The dominant forces in men’s hockey produced opening day demolitions to indicate they will be the sides to beat again.
Reigning men’s Division One champions Bacchas A thrashed Vikings B 9-0 with Karl Moore leading the way with a hat-trick.
Andy Bridson netted a double and there were also goals from Glen Bloxham-Mundy, Richard Le Page, Pete Hodgson and James Wright.
Meanwhile, arch rivals Valkyrs A went one better and thrashed Saracens 10-0.
There were hat-tricks each from the prolific Greg Miller and Gareth Morris.
Neil Jacobs chipped in with two, while Chris Thomas and Rusell Miller also found the net.
The ever-improving Ramsey A showed their quality, defeating Castletown A 4-0, courtesy of Ian Wood, James Atcheson, Ollie Webster and Andy Burrows.
And there was an impressive result for Vikings A who were 4-0 winners over Bacchas B – Paul Kelly (two), Simon Foster and Mark Dougherty the scorers.
In women’s Division One, champions Bacchas A showed no mercy to newly promoted Valkyrs B.
They demolished them 15-1 with four goals each from the prolific Donna Harrison and Kelly Shimmin.
Niamh Goddard struck a hat-trick and Claire Lace and Sharron Pope grabbed doubles.
Kim Carney, Kirsty Hunt and Karen Fargher scored the goals as Vikings A made a good start with a 3-1 win over Valkyrs A, whose reply came from Delta Williams.
Ali Breen scored two as Ramsey A beat Castletown A 3-1, while Phoenix edged an exciting five-goal game against Harlequins.
Hockey results for Saturday, January 12
Men's Division One
Castletown A 0-4 Ramsey A
Vikings A 4-0 Bacchas B
Valkyrs A 10-0 Saracens
Bacchas A 9-0 Vikings B
Men's Division Two
Castletown B 1-5 Valkyrs B
Harlequins 3-1 Cavaliers
Colts 1-2 Vikings C
Valkyrs C 5-0 Castletown C
Women's Division One
Phoenix 3-2 Harlequins
Vikings A 3-1 Valkyrs A
Valkyrs B 1-15 Bacchas A
Ramsey A 3-1 Castletown A
Women's Division Two
Castletown C 6-0 Valkyrs C
Bacchas C 1-1 Saracens
Ramsey Reeves 1-6 Ramsey Raptors