The most high profile game of the night saw Phelan's team make Stephen Rooney dumped 2-1 at the hands of 2015 runner-up Raymie McKenna (TJ's A)
Last year's surprise winner Seamus McVerry (Dan's) is having a brilliant season and he continued his good form with a very comfortable 2-0 win over Gerard Harte (Armagh/Down).
Last year's Beaten finalist Jack Courtney (TJ's A) had no problems against Oran Keenan also (Armagh/Down) when he cruised through 2-0.
Seamus McGeoghegan became the 3rd CWC A player to bow out when the sharper Neil Heaney (Bears) hit assassination mode to when 2-0.
Break Finish king Kieran Hanna (Carrickcruppen) was out on his luck when he found Noel Donaldson (Whitecross) in hot form and bowed out 2-1.
Title favourite (according to the bookies) Kieran McMahon (TJ's A) was made to work hard for his win. Raymond Magee (Forresters) came with a very defensive attitude as you might expect. Magee manged to draw level the magical McMahon showed his class in the decider.
2nd favourite Manny Byrne (TJ's A) was far too good for Gavin McNally (TJ's Tigers) in what looked like a tricky tie. 2-0 the scoreline.
League Secretary Micky Cunningham Hustlers) played a brilliant shot to free up the black in the deciding frame en route to a 2-1 win over Richie Crawford (Orchard Bar)
Bernie Magee won the derby game between himself and 'Diddles' McArdle. The Bellinis team mates both has chances to win but the tactical knowledge of Magee was the difference in a 2-0 win.
Tommy Rooney (CWC B) won the big clash of the Division 2 titans when he toppled the brilliant Ryan Diamond (Millvale)
Jack Courtney, Tristan Byrne, Marty O'Callaghan, Paddy Clarke, Shane Phelan, Harvey Lavelle, James Toner Gavin Malone, Jason Lennon, Davey Hanna, Ralph Crummy, Paul O'Callaghan, Paddy Tavey, Niall McVerry, Martin McClelland all made it safely through.