We're just five rounds in this year's BOIDC premiership race and already a top three seems clear.
Cavaliers, St Pat's Old Boys and premiers Orange City all chalked up wins this round to extend their buffer over the rest of the chasing pack - headed by pre-season favourites City Colts - in the race for finals places this season.
In fact, there's now a 10 point break between City and City Colts on the ladder in third and fourth respectively.
Here's how the fifth round of the BOIDC panned out, after a rain-affected start to the round last weekend:
CAVALIERS (6-288 dec) defeat CYMS (207) by 81 runs
CYMS put up a fight on day two of its clash with competition leaders Cavaliers, but the green and golds ultimately fell some 81 runs short of Cavs' monster day one total.
Cavaliers led by 255 runs heading into day two after declared at 6-288 last week at Riawena Oval.
CYMS made it to stumps without losing a wicket on day one, but Rory Darbuger (27) fell relatively early on day two and from then on the green and golds' lacked a real partnership of substance to threaten Cavs' total.
CYMS were eventually dismissed for 207 runs - Tom Belmonte top-scoring with 42.
ORANGE CITY (5-132) defeat BATHURST CITY (131) by five wickets
Bathurst City's finals hopes have taken a major blow after a five wicket loss to Orange City at George Park 1.
In the end it was a comfortable win for the Warriors, the Redbacks failing to mount any respectable scores - although opener Tom Lynch hit a team-high 36 runs as his side was dismissed for just 131 runs.
Things got off to the worst possible start for the Warriors, sitting at 3-10 after the dismissals of Benjamin Schofield (1), Blake Weymouth (8) and Jaymes Thomas (0), before skipper Lachie Coyte (40) and Andrew Gordon (55 not out) helped steer their team out of danger and on to victory.
Harry McGregor was the pick of the bowlers grabbing 4-21 off his 11 overs, including three maidens.
CITY COLTS (9-330 dec) defeated CENTRALS (220) by 110 runs
City Colts might just have announced itself as a genuine BOIDC contender after a big win against Centrals.
Colts went into the second-day on Saturday with a massive 316-run at Wade Park, thanks mainly to Russell Gardner's commanding century.
The Colts veteran had been on fire during the first day of play, scoring an undefeated 156 to have his team in a prime position to claim victory.
But Centrals weren't going to give up without a fight.
Kurt Gander hit a team high of 43 for the hosts, while Cameron Rasmussen (41) and Jye Barrow (42) made contributions with the bat, but the red and blacks' time at the crease lacked the sort of innings that propelled the Colts' total well beyond the 300-mark.
Centrals did manage to last for 76.5 overs but were dismissed for 220, finishing a hefty 110 runs short of their Bathurst rivals.
ST PAT'S OLD BOYS (6-207 dec) defeated KINROSS (86) by 121 runs
St Pat's Old Boys veteran Matt Fearnley was a man possessed on Saturday, taking 6-9 off 12 overs, as Saints claimed an easy 121-run win over Kinross.
Played at Morse Park 1, Saints' big victory keeps its undefeated start to season alive.
After the first day of play was washed-out due to rain, Saints knew they had less time to claim victory against the Orange club at Morse Park 1.
Saints elected to bat first, but Kinross were unable to force any serious pressure on the undefeated Bathurst team.
Wickets fell sporadically, coming at 1-31 (Hamish Siegert, 18), 2-72 (Andrew Brown, 34), 3-121 (Cooper Brien, 34), 4-137 (Ben Cant, 11), 5-177 (Angus Parsons, 43) and 6-207 (Hugh Parsons, 17).
After the latter Parsons' dismissal, Saints declared and they turned to Fearnley to cause havoc for the Orange club's batting order.
And while Fearnley picked up a six-wicket haul, Jack Goodsell also caused problems for the Kinross batting order, with 2-24 off 13 overs.
Hugh Parsons picked up the other Saints wicket, while the other wicket came after a Mac Webster run out.
RUGBY UNION (5-193) defeated CENTENNIALS BULLS (8-191 dec) by five wickets
Last week's rain made Saturday's game effectively a one-day affair, so Bulls went out to score quickly.
The Aubin brothers, Blake (48) and Kyle (43), led the way as Centennials declared after 42 overs of play at 8-191.
A wicket in the very first over got the Bulls on the front foot early but first drop batsman Glasson kept the scoreboard ticking over.
Together with stand-in captain Sam Macpherson (42), the pair put on 78 runs together to steer momentum back in their favour.
Glasson would finish with an unbeaten knock of 88 runs, as Rugby chased down Bulls' total with five wickets to spare.
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