It was a day of low scores primarily in the region, as batsmen struggled after recent rains meant runs were at a premium.

Three teams first innings' totals  were within one run of each other; Burndennett 106, Glendermott106, and Fox Lodge 107. Killyclooney 115, Ardmore 117, St Johnston 139, were the highest in the first dig, while the Bee Gees 66 was the lowest.

Coleraine v Bonds Glen

Revenge for Coleraine who had suffered a shock opening day defeat.

Coleraine captain and left-arm swing bowler Stephen Hutchinson took 4 for 4, while former Armagh bowler Alan Whitcroft 3 for 9 as Bonds Glen collapsed to 39 for 9.

A last wicket stand of 27 between Richard Barr (13) and Sam Kincaid 12no got them to 66.

 Former Ireland A all-rounder Scott Campbell top scored with 38 not out from 35 balls, hitting 2 fours and 2 sixes as he and Patrick Carson (16) shared opening stand of 64 in a comprehensive nine-wickets win.

Fox Lodge v Eglinton

In a low scoring game , the Fox Lodge win really opens up the table as Eglinton only managed 64 for 9 chasing 107.

Two wickets each for skipper Aaron Heywood, Adam Walker and Jamie McIntyre keeping a tight rein on the villagers batting which never broke the shackles.

Earlier TJ Nicholl (26) and Johnny Robinson (20) were the best of the Foxies batting.

Bready v Glendermott

Glendermott batted first, with Nathan McGuire top scoring, his 34 from 43 balls contained four boundaries.

The next highest score was 16, made by both Alan Johnson and Reece Laird as they posted 106 for 8.

NW Junior Warrior leg-spinner Khyayat Bhavsar took three wickets.

An opening stand of 57 between ex Irish international David Rankin and Andrew Austin (19), set the Magheramason side on their way.

Rankin and Sri Lankan professional Irosh Samarasooriya then added  an unbroken 53 in 34 balls to seal a comfortable nine-wicket win.

Rankin hit his fifth boundary to reach half century and win game, taking 46 balls, well supported by Irosh 29no in 22 balls (2 fours, 2 sixes).

Burdennett v Newbuildings

Skipper Marty Mehaffey top scored with 34 hitting 2 sixes and 2 fours, sharing 4th wicket stand of 41 in 7 overs with Mark Doherty (26) as Burndennett made 106 for 8.

Johnny Thompson (2-27) was best with the ball - rushing off to do groomsman at brother-in-law Lee Brolly's wedding, so opened the batting, Six and out to Gary Neely, one of his two wickets.

Ryan Hunter 40 not out, plus 30 from Mark Hanna ensured Newbuildings were always in control, although two wickets from Conan Pollock meant the win was not assured until the last over.

Newbuildings stay top, just ahead of Bready who they face in a crucial contest next weekend.

St Johnston v Donemana

The match was played on the mat at Foyle College, and former pupil Michael Rankin hit 5 fours and 2 sixes in his 55 as the Saints, playing their first game of the season, made 139 for 7 - Jack Macbeth making 27.

Ex Irish international Dwayne McGerrigle, who has converted in recent years from pace to off-spin took 3 for 24.

Donemana struggled initially, 15 for 2 in the 4th, but Dean Mehaffey added 83 in 9 overs with skipper William McClintock, and then an unbroken 42 in six overs for the fourth wicket, with Levi Dougherty 32 not out (3 sixes, 2 fours)

Mehaffey, who got MOM award in Senior Cup final last year, hit an unbeaten 50 no (4 fours 2 sixes) while McClintock, former Irish U19 international back in the Warriors side clubbed 4 sixes and 3 fours in his 47.

Donemana closed out the seven wickets win with nine balls remaining.

Ardmore v Ballyspallen

The first match at The Bleachgreen this year after two rained off, saw new South African profesional Tyron Koen  top score with 56 off 42 balls, hitting 5 sixes and a four, as Ardmore posted 117.

There was five wickets for Jacob Logan-Wilson, plus two apiece for Stephen Kennedy and Josh Wilson.

Ballyspallen were reduced to 22 for 5, but Sri Lankan professional Damith Perera top scored with 45no as he and James Thompson added 54 for the 6th wicket.

Two wickets apiece for Conor Brolly and Rachit Gaur, as Ardmore won by 25 runs to keep pace with Donemana.

Killyclooney v Brigade

This was only the second time Brigade seniors have played at Killyclooney - founded in 1984.

Derek Lynch top scored with 51, as he hit 4 sixes and 4 fours in second wicket stand of 53 with Darren Moan (26).

Ifty Hussain and Ross Allen each claimed three wickets as Killyclooney finished on 115 for 8.

Kyle Magee (74) hit 7 fours and 6 sixes as he shared  an opening stand of 101 in nine overs with David Barr 42no (4 fours, 3 sixes) as the Beechgrove side closed out a nine-wickets win just past the half-way stage.

At Ballymagorry, Fox Lodge (25pts) beat Eglinton (0pts) by 43 runs
Fox Lodge 107/5 (20 overs; TJ Nicholl 26, J Robinson 20)
Eglinton 64/9 (20 overs; C Averill 22; A Heywood 2-8, A Walker 2-8, J McIntyre 2-19)

At Sandel Lodge, Coleraine (25pts) beat Bonds Glen (0pts) by 9 wickets
Bonds Glen 66 (20 overs; S Hutchinson 4-4, A Whitcroft 3-9)
Coleraine 67/1 (10 overs; S Campbell 38no)

At Magheramason, Bready (25pts) beat Glendermott (0pts) by 9 wickets
Glendermott 106/8 (20 overs; N McGuire 34; Khyat Bhavsar 3-17)
Bready 110/1 (16.2 overs; D Rankin 52 no, Irosh Samarasooriya 29no)

At Burndennett, Newbuildings (23pts) beat Burndennett (2pts) by 5 wickets
Burndennett 106/8 (20 overs; M Mehaffey 34, M Doherty 26; J Thompson 2-27)
Newbuildings 109/5 (19.1 overs; R Hunter 40no, M Hanna 30; C Pollock 2-14, G Neely 2-23)

At Foyle College, Donemana (24pts) beat St Johnston (1pt) by 7 wickets
St Johnston 139/7 (20 overs; M Rankin 55, J Macbeth 27; D McGerrigle 3-24)
Donemana 140/3 (18.3 overs; D Mehaffey 50no, W McClintock 47, L Dougherty 32no)

At The Bleachgreen, Ardmore (24 pts) beat Ballyspallen (1pts) by 25 runs
Ardmore 117 (19.5 overs; T Koen 56; J Logan-Wilson 5-12, Ste. Kennedy 2-18, J Wilson 2-19)
Ballyspallen 92/7 (20 overs; Damith Perera 45no, J Thompson 21; C Brolly 2-3, Rachit Gaur 2-19)

At Killyclooney, Brigade (25pts) beat Killyclooney (0pts) by 9 wickets
Killyclooney 115/8 (20 overs; D Lynch 51, D Moan 26; I Hussain 3-7, R Allen 3-12)
Brigade 116/1 (10.3 overs; K Magee 74, D Barr 42no)