Carrickcruppen kept on the tails of TJs A with an emphatic victory over Magee's bar whose early season good form has long since deserted them.
Paddy Tavey returned to winning ways and Seamus McGeoghegan along with Harvey Lavelle gave 'Cruppen' a 3-0 lead accounting for Sean McAleenan, Sean McArdle & Jordan Murphy.
Richie Carlon pulled one back for for the Newry side beating the in-form Marty McCone.
Paddy Clarke took his record with Carrickcruppen to 3 wins from 3 when he beat Gabriel Murphy.
Marty Lavelle sealed the 2pts when he easily beat young Richard Carlon.
Tony Brannigan made it 6-1 beating Phillip Murphy before Gavin Murphy salvaged a bit of pride for Magees when he defeated Barry McAllister to finish the match 6-2.
Rock bottom of premier division St Catherine's fell at the hands of the ever improving Whitecross. Shane & Cathal Phelan put the 'Cross' 2 to the good before Michael Feenan gave the home team a superb lead. Marty Hughes, Mark Pentony & Gerry McKevitt slumped to quickfire defeats.
The comeback was on when Dunlop & Ciaran O'Neill beat Gareth McCann & Mickey O'Hanlon.
Brian O'Neill put an end to the dream defeating Barry Murphy to make it 4-1 to Whitecross.
Joseph McTaggart & Gavin Malone applied the gloss by seeing off Ciaran Cummins & Billy O'Neill. St. Catherine's are 3pts adrift at bottom of the table & need to start picking up points fast.
3-0 leads seems to be the way to go and Sheepbridge did just that against a Bears B team who are in free-fall at the minute. 2nd from bottom Bears were 3-0 down after Joseph McLoughlin, Niall McGeough & Conor Keown got off to the worst possible start against Donal McSherry, Conor Quinn & Seanie Markey.
It got worse as Pat Kearns ousted Conor Cunningham to give the visitors a 4-0 head start.
Ruairi Devlin pulled 1 back when he beat the out of luck league secretary Mickey Cunningham.
The dream was on when Ruairi Cunningham defeated Collie Loughran to make it 2-4.
But that's all it was - just a dream as Barry Duffy & the reliable Gyn Trainor sealed a 6-2 scoreline for Sheepbridge accounting for Chris Marley & Steven Gray.
Sheepbridge move up into 3rd place while Bears B are 3pts away from safety.