STAFFORDSHIRE RUGBY UNION ROUND UP 6TH JANUARY 2018.
Lichfield travelled to Old Halesonians to kick off 2018 with a 15 – 31 win. Longton were also on the road to Nuneaton but couldn’t continue their string of recent wins with a 52 – 19 loss.
Midlands 1 West.
League leaders Burton were away at Worcester to continue their unbeaten streak with a 22 -34 win. Stoke welcomed Melbourne to start 2018 with a 24 – 14 victory. Wolverhampton were at home against Dudley Kingswinford but a 5 – 54 loss couldn’t improve their league position.
Midlands 2 West (North).
Leek hosted Veseyans to grind out a 21 – 13 victory. Tamworth travelled to Ludlow coming home empty handed with a 17 – 3 loss. Newcastle welcomed Spartans narrowly losing 3 – 13. Walsall were away at Kidderminster but couldn’t find any success with 21 – 13 loss.
Midlands 3 West (North).
Burntwood hosted a travelling Barton, the hosts maintaining their good form with a 62 – 6 win. Willenhall had their game against Shrewsbury postponed due to the weather. Cannock played host to Uttoxeter the home side prevailing in a 32 – 7 victory. Trentham were on the road to Edwardians but a 40 – 14 loss left them rooted to the bottom of the table. Handsworth were away at top of the table Telford narrowly being edged out 20 – 27. Stafford travelled to Harborne just overcoming the hosts 10 – 17.
Midlands 4 West (North).
Bloxwich were at home to Aston Old Edwardians narrowly losing by 29 – 32. Top of the table Eccleshall hosted Rugeley to maintain their winning ways 46 – 0. Essington welcomed Market Drayton to kick off 2018 with a 15 – 12 win. Wednesbury were on the road to Clee Hill a 7 – 13 victory keeping up their push for top spot.
Midlands 5 West (North).
St Leonards travelled to Greyhound but a 49 – 8 loss saw them travelling home empty handed. Gnosall were automatically awarded the tie when Stourport couldn’t make the game. Linley welcomed Warley to start 2018 with a comprehensive 48 – 0 victory.
Staffordshire Reserves League Division 2.
The result for Stone against Aldridge II was not available at time of publication. There were no league games for Whittington this week.