While Swallows FC topped the GladAfrica Championship after recording a valuable 2-0 victory over Richards Bay, Ajax Cape Town slipped to a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of an inspired JDR Stars.
In addition, Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM) grabbed the all-important third position following a 1-0 success over Uthongathi FC.
Browse the gallery above to see action from Swallows and Ajax's clashes on Wednesday.
At the other end of the table, TS Sporting dropped into the relegation zone when Real Kings overpowered them 2-0.
The Birds, on a roll at the Gauteng bubble, took the lead just after the first water break with Kagiso Malinga smacking home his tenth successful strike.
Brandon Truter’s side then put the game beyond their opponent’s reach via Zanempi Methula.
Prior to kick off, the Hammer Boys were outside favourites to qualify for the play-offs and gave the Urban Warriors a tough time throughout the opening goalless period before Tshepo Matsemela’s fierce right-footed drive put his side 1-0 ahead.
Not long afterwards, the same player made it 2-0 and although Eleazar Rodgers Ajax pulled a goal back for Ajax, it wasn’t their day.
TTM can thank Naeem “Mashudu” Amoojee for his winner, which means a second successive qualification for lucrative play-offs.
Despite no chance of finishing in the top three, Free State Stars dominated play against TS Galaxy, when the young Mpho Khabane grabbed the only goal of the game, his fourth in a row.
In other games, Mbombela United managed a good 2-0 win over Royal Eagles, Jomo Cosmos and Steenberg United played to a 1-1 draw, while neither University of Pretoria nor Cape Umoya United could find the net in their clash.