Ben Martin opened the scoring with a penalty after ten minutes and a try from Kieran McArdle converted by Martin left it 10-0 at half time. Two tries from Frankie Quinlan and one by Martin secured the bonus point. Conor Cooney added a drop goal.
Skibbereen are in second place a point behind after their 15-13 home win over Crosshaven. Two penalties by Kieran Doran gave Crosshaven a 6-5 interval lead. Peter Mihaere replied with a try for the home side. A try, conversion and penalty by David Shannon earned Skibb the points. Crosshaven’s Michael Buckley scored a try for the visitors and Doran converted.
Waterpark ended St. Senan’s unbeaten run with a 25-17 victory at Ballinakill to move into third. Paul Hackett and Murray Kinsella scored tries for the Suirsiders and John Flynn kicked five penalties. Dylan Sonnemann and Fernando Gallant scored tries for the Clare side and Declan Collins converted both and also added a penalty.
Richmond bounced back after last week’s defeat by Clonmel with a 25-3 home victory over Cobh Pirates. A try, conversion and penalty by Stephen Clancy and a Jeff McNamara penalty made it 13-3 at half time. Eamon Ronan scored a penalty for Cobh. Emmet Harty and James Hayes added tries for the hosts and McNamara had a conversion.
Kanturk continued their good form with a 30-16 home win over Old Christians. Darragh Meade, Bryan O’Neill and John Duggan were try scorers for Kanturk and Meade kicked three conversions and three penalties. Paddy Walsh replied with a try for the Rathcooney side and Conor Mangan kicked a conversion and three penalties.
Clanwilliam recorded their first win with a 24-18 home victory over Tralee. Padraic Ryan, Brian Rahilly, Gavin Ryan and Sean Walsh scored tries for the Tipperary side and Derek Shields added two conversions. Jeremy Walsh and Patrick Galvin replied with tries for the Kerry side and Brian Mullins added two penalties and a conversion.
Youghal are the clear leaders in Division Two after their 24-22 away win over Ballincollig. Alan Moloney, Alan Fox, Killian Daly and Stephen Kelly were try scorers for Youghal and Alan Frahill kicked two conversions.
Newly promoted Presentation maintained their unbeaten run with a 19-6 home win over Newcastle West. Kevin Donnellan and Mark Phair scored tries for the Limerick side and Phair kicked three penalties. Alan Roche replied with two penalties for the West Limerick side.
St. Mary’s defeated Newport 25-3. Pat Tobin, Ryan Hartigan and Sean Markham were try scorers for the home side and Sean Lyons kicked two penalties and two conversions.
Mallow defeated Muskerry 25-16. Mikey Flynn, Richard Weedle and Michael Sweeney were try scorers for Mallow and Sean Glynn added two conversions and two penalties.
Muskerry replied with a try from Jaydee Meyer and a conversion and three penalties by Eoin Keohane.
Kinsale defeated Castleisland 14-8. Frazer Hodgson scored a try for Kinsale and Paul Perez added three penalties. William Casey was Castleisland’s try scorer and JJ Casey kicked a penalty.
Killarney defeated Scariff 28-23. Paul O’Sullivan, Padraig Hallassey, Padraic Sheahan and Brian O’Leary scored tries for the winners and Sheahan converted all four. Scariff replied with tries from Paul McTiernan, Stephen Madden and Pat Minogue. Trevor Kelly kicked two conversions and a penalty. Bandon and Ennis shared the spoils at Old Chapel. Des Prendergast scored a try for the home side and Sean O’Riordan converted and added a penalty The Clare side replied with a try from Brandon Grant and a conversion and penalty by Bryan Murphy.