Defending Community Cup champions Despatch scored four tries in a 31-5 win over the Mossel Bay Barbarians on Saturday.
Monty Dumond coverted his own try and those of Basil de Doncker, Renier Erasmus and Stephan Deyzel, as well as nailing a penalty.
The guests could only manage one five-pointer through wing Logan Hendricks.
In a Cape derby, Hamiltons travelled to Malmesbury to face Wesbank, who conceded seven tries in going down 41-12.
Further up country, College Rovers ran in 12 tries to defeat the Bloemfontein Crusaders 78-14 at the Clive Solomon Stadium in Heidedal. Winger Dusty Noble scored two of the winners’ tries.
Despatch 31 Barbarians 5
Old Selbornians 43 Bridgton 7
Rovers 31 Roodepoort 37
Crusaders 14 College Rovers 78
Roses United 26 Centurion 26
Sishen 35 Simba Ferros 29
Wesbank 12 Hamiltons 41
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