Captain Nicolaou opened the scoring after just 11 minutes, and De Kelly made it two only three minutes later to give the home side a bright start.
Hurstville showed some resistance by pulling a goal back on 15 minutes from Antonopoulos, but the night got progressively worse from this point on for the visitors.
Robust striker Papanicolaou made it 3-1 after 29 minutes, and an own goal (41?) and De Kelly?s second (45?) rounded off the first half frenzy at 5-1 to the home side.
Spirit FC went on with the job in the second period, with Kethel (49?) and Orgad (68?) both scoring, before De Kelly grabbed his hatrick, and Spirit?s final goal, in the final minute of regulation time.
Inter Lions bounced back from last week?s first loss of the season with a 2-0 win away to Hills Brumbies at Second Ponds Oval.
Dimitropoulos put the Lions in front on the stroke of half time, and Sansone made it two after 65 minutes.
The victory puts Inter Lions on 22 points and keeps them second on the ladder, a point off, and hot on the heels, of Spirit.
CSI Sports Ground played host to a resounding home win on Saturday night, Schofield Scorpions hammering Mounties 5-2.
It was Mounties FC that opened the scoring however, with Noro getting them off to a great start after just 6 minutes.
The Scorpions then exploded into action, with four goals before the break.
Cevenini grabbed a brace (14? & 44?), whilst Macrae (15?) and Farac (32?) also scored to effectively finish the match by half time.
Lloyd pulled back a goal for Mounties three minutes into the second half, but Farac?s second goal in the last minute gave the home side a resounding victory, and solidifies their position in the top five.
Hurstville ZFC grabbed all three points at Hurstville Oval with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Blacktown Spartans.
Delaney put the Spartans ahead at the break with a goal on 22 minutes.
But Hurstville scored via Kostanic (48?) and Simic (71?) to win the match, a victory putting them up to seventh on the ladder.
At David Phillips Field on Sunday, UNSW broke their duck for 2008 with their first win, beating Sydney Wanderers 1-0 with a goal by Claridge on 27 minutes.
-By Frank Speranza