Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale helped Cleckheaton to extend their lead at the top of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division as defending champions Woodlands suffered a surprise 80-run defeat at Bradford & Bingley.
Woodlands ended their three match losing run with a seven wicket home win over Saltaire, but remain in second place after JCT 600 Bradford League First Division leaders Cleckheaton beat bottom club Baildon.
Cleckheaton are the new leaders of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. They took over at the top after beating Pudsey St Lawrence by eight wickets while leaders Woodlands lost by 40 runs at Lightcliffe.
Furness took advantage of a weather-affected draw by their rivals Cleator to move even further clear at the top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division.
While they beat Millom by seven wickets, Cleator's match with Haverigg ended without a positive result, enabling Furness (175 points) to stretch their lead to 26.
The JCT 600 Bradford League First Division race was blown open as Woodlands' lead at the top was cut to a single point after the defending champions suffered their second defeat in a row.
The leaders, lacking long-term injury victim, all-rounder Chris Brice and opener Scott Richardson, suffered a 29-run home defeat against relegation threatened Baildon while their nearest challengers Cleckheaton followed up their home win over Woodlands the week before by beating Pudsey Congs.
Ealing (61 points) and Hampstead (59) remain well clear of their competitors in the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League after both teams won again this weekend.
Ealing beat third-placed Richmond by nine wickets while Hampstead claimed a 57-run win over Teddington. There were also wins for Stanmore, Twickenham and Winchmore Hill, all leaving Richmond, Teddington and Winchmore Hill with 35 points in third place.
The battle between Totteridge Milhillians and Old Finchleians at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One has been well and truly joined by new leaders Hertford.
Last week, Hertford took advantage of a slip by Old Finchleains to move into second and now they lead Totteridge by two points and Finchleians by 11.
Last season's promoted pair Baildon and Morley continue to find life difficult in Division One of the JCT 600 Bradford League as they suffered yet more defeats.
Bottom club Morley lost a low scoring match at home to East Bierley while last season's Second Division champions Baildon were beaten at home by neighbours Saltaire, who are also struggling near the bottom of the table.