Vagabonds secured maximum points in South Lancashire/Cheshire Division One on Saturday.
A 20-13 home success over Bowden was an important victory.
A Johnny Beckley drop goal made the game safe late on.
There was disappointment for the local clubs in Division Two though as Ramsey went down 23-11 at Trentham, while Douglas lost 7-0 at bottom club Wallasey and slipped towards the drop zone.
Southern Nomads took the local bragging rights in the Shimmin Wilson Manx Shield as they won 17-3 at neighbours Castletown, thanks to tries from Andy Lean (two) and Harry Brereton.
The Town response came from a Sam Peel penalty.
Vagabonds Ladies were beaten 19-5 at home to Sheffield Ladies in RFU women’s Championship Division Two.