RUGBY: Weekend results round-up

Action from last week's league derby between Newbold and OLs
Action from last week's league derby between Newbold and OLs

Newbold, Saints, Lions and Welsh win again

Third placed Newbold notched up another win in Midlands 1 East on Saturday, beating Paviors 27-15 at Parkfield Road. At the other end of the table struggling Old Laurentians lost 28-3 at Northampton Old Scouts.

Rugby Lions, third in the Midlands 3 West (South) table, recorded their fifth win in seven games when they overcame Shipston 46-0 at Webb Ellis Road.

And in the East division of Midlands 3, Rugby St Andrews won by the narrowest of scorelines, 13-12 against Stewarts and Lloyds at John Tomalin Way. Saints are now up to fifth in the table.

Rugby Welsh continued their good run of form with a 15-7 win over league leaders Five Ways Old Edwardians. Welsh are third in Midlands 5 West (South), just seven points behind Old Eds in top spot and have a game in hand.