RUGBY: The weekend’s round-up

Rugby Lions scoring against Cov Tech (picture by Ray Andrews)
Rugby Lions scoring against Cov Tech (picture by Ray Andrews)

Wins for Newbold, Rugby St Andrews and Lions

In Midlands One West Old Laurentians travelled to second placed Burton and a spirited second-half performance resulted in a 31-24 scoreline to see them grab a losing bonus point.

In their last home game of the season second-placed Newbold beat Market Harborough 31-3 in Midlands 2 East (South) to maintain their promotion challenge.

In Midlands 3 East (South) Rugby St Andrews beat Daventry 29-6, with a very different performance from their last meeting.

And in Midlands 5 West (South) league champions Lions continued their unbeaten season with an 81-12 win over Coventry Technical.

And Rugby Welsh suffered a narrow defeay 17-15 at Copsewood.

Full reports from all these games in Thursday’s Advertiser