RUGBY: Weekend round-up

Action from Parkfield Road - Newbold 1st team v  Rushden & Higham
Action from Parkfield Road - Newbold 1st team v Rushden & Higham

High-scoring wins for Lions, Newbold and Rugby St Andrews

Leaders Rugby Lions recorded another big win at Webb Ellis Road in Midlands 5 West (South), beating Birmingham Exiles 64-12.

In the same division struggling Rugby Welsh fought back well against Wellsbourne, securing two bonus points, but losing 29-24.

Injury hit Old Laurentians went down 41-31 at Walsall in their Midlands 1 (South) fixture.

Newbold were in fine form again, this week beating Rushden & Higham 50-10 in Midlands 2 East (South). Newbold are second in the table, just a point behind Leighton Buzzard.

Rugby St Andrews ran in nine tries for the second week running to beat newly promoted St Ives 62-10 at Ashlawn Road.

Reports from all these games will be in Thursday’s Advertiser