RUGBY: Huge win for Lions

Old Laurentians v Broadstreet last week
Old Laurentians v Broadstreet last week

Newbold lose their unbeaten league record

Rugby Lions officially won 138-0 against Coventry Technical at Webb Ellis Road on Saturday, strengthening their lead at the top of Midlands 5 West (South).

Rugby Welsh were agonisingly close to their first win of the season in the same division, going down 6-7 to Copsewood.

In their top of the table clash, Newbold came off second best at Leighton Buzzard, missing out 22-15, for their first league defeat of the season in Midlands 2 East (South).

Old Laurentians suffered another narrow defeat in Midlands 1 West as they try to lift themselves away from the danger zone at the bottom of the table. They lost 6-10 at home to Burton.

Rugby St Andrews had to cancel their game at Biggleswade in Midlands 3 East (South) being unable to field a team due to a high number of injuries and personal commitments.

Reports from all these games in Thursday’s Advertiser