Bangor looked the business as they beat Loughgall 2-1 in Championship 1 on Saturday.
Bangor called the tune in the first half and their best chance fell to striker Ryan Murray on 22 minutes, but he just failed to get his toe to the ball.
Thomas Lambe made the breakthrough on 61 minutes with a rocket free kick from 28 yards which came down off the underside of crossbar and went in off the back of Gareth Buchanan.
On 78 minutes Lambe latched onto Dean Youle’s free kick and the midfielder kept his cool as he delicately steered the ball low past the keeper from six yards.
The visitors’ consolation strike came two and a half minutes into added time when left back Jeff Brady pushed home in a crowded area following a scramble on the six yard line.
Leaders Ards had to settle for a share of the spoils at Taylors Avenue as they drew 1-1 with Carrick Rangers.
Ross Arthurs gave the visitors the lead midway through the second half when he sprung the offside trap and netted past Simon Steele.
Kyle McDowell levelled matters with 15 minutes to go, landing his fourth goal in three games.
The Welders were the visitors to Fortwilliam Park last Saturday were a last minute goal denied the home side a share of the spoils as the Welders won 2-1.
The visitor’s shaded play in a lively first half but it took 40 minutes for the break through to arrive and it was a simple back post tap in for David Larmour that broke the deadlock.
Tobermore’s Neil Lamont restored parity on the hour mark with a wonderful goal when he left his marker on his backside and gave keeper Wayne Drummond no chance with a fierce drive.
In the last 15 minutes Tobermore comfortably dealt with Welder’s attacks but in injury time they failed to cut out a right wing cross and Chris Middleton was on hand to bundle the ball over the line for the winner.
In Championship 2 Sport & Leisure overcame the PSNI 2-1.
Played under perfect conditions Sport & Leisure came out on top in this hard fought game that saw the referee issue four red cards and quite a number of yellow.
Swifts opened the scoring when a slip from Mackle allowed John Brady in and he lobbed Wilson from 20 yards.
As the second half progressed the Police fought their way back into the game and equalised when Adamczyk picked up a cross from Peter Steele on the left to beat Damien Nugent with a ground shot from 15 yards.
With 80 minutes gone Keith Wilson was adjudged to be guilty of serious foul play inside the penalty box and O’Neill confidently tucked away the resultant penalty to give the Swifts all three points.
Ballyclare Comrades were dominant in the opening stages and went on to beat Chimney Corner 6-2
The Comrades opened the scoring in the 21 st minute through Kyle Agnew.
Both teams created chances and in the 40th minute ‘The Corner’ equalised through Myles Devine.
Right on the half time whistle Jonny McClurg scored to put Ballycare 2-1 up.
The second half started with Ballyclare pushing forward in search of more glory and on 60 minutes the third goal arrived courtesy of Shimmon.
Two minutes later Simms made it 4-1 to kill off any possible challenge and McClurg made it 5-1 in the 69 th minute.
Andy Simms scored again on 74 minutes for Ballyclare and on the 86 minute Brownlees scored a conciliation to leave the final score 6-2 to the visitors.
Armagh City gained a narrow 1-0 win over Moyola at Holm Park on Saturday.
The deadlock was broken when City’s central defender Ultan Lennon arrived in the box and fired home a superb overhead kick following a corner kick.
Meanwhile Wakrhurst played well to beat Queens University 4-3.
Goals from Conor Gregg, Jason Paul and Lee McCaughern in the opening 17 minutes stunned Queens and they couldn’t reply before the interval.
Queens poured on the pressure in the second half but when they did manage to break through the home defence they found Maybin in tremendous form.
On 65 minutes Paddy Donnelly’s shot found the net but in a rare breakaway Jason Paul was pulled down inside the box and Conor Gregg made it 4-1 with six minutes remaining.
Still Queens wouldn’t accept defeat and Paul Prenter and Johnny Maybin found the net, but it was all to little, to late as the Ballymena side held on to win the match.
In another game Dergview lost 3-1 to Banbrdige Town in the Cup, while in the Mid Ulster Cup Annagh United beat Camlough Rovers 2-1 and Lurgan Celtic beat Fivemiletown United 3-0.
Fitzpatrick scored all off Lurgan Celtic’s goals and he can be pleased with his afternoon’s efforts.