STAFFORDSHIRE RUGBY UNION ROUND UP 14TH APRIL

Midlands Premier.

Lichfield hosted 2nd from bottom Newbold on Avon, a tight match seeing the Staffordshire team running out victors 27 – 21. Longton took the lengthy journey to Scunthorpe, but came home on the back of a difficult 47 – 17 loss which saw them slipping to 2nd from bottom in the league.

Midlands 1 West.

League leaders Burton hosted Sutton Coldfield continuing their run of impressive wins with a very comprehensive 59 – 5 victory. Stoke travelled to 2nd place Dudley Kingswinford but came home empty handed after a 35 – 17 loss. Wolverhampton’s were on the road to Bromsgrove but couldn’t collect any much-needed points with a 57 – 19 loss.

Midlands 2 West (North).

Leek hosted Spartans working their way to a 27 – 12 win. Newcastle played host to top of the table Whitchurch and just narrowly lost out in a close match 15 – 21. Tamworth travelled to Kidderminster but had to endure a long afternoon ending in a 76 – 10 loss. Walsall were away to bottom of the league Cleobury Mortimer, but it was the hosts who took the points with a 34 – 30 win.

Midlands 3 West (North).

Barton hosted a travelling Uttoxeter, with the visitors taking the points 10 – 50. Willenhall hosted Harborne with the visitors taking the points 21 – 32. Burntwood welcomed a travelling Trentham and continued their promotion push with a comprehensive 103 – 20 victory. Cannock were at home to top of the table Telford, but couldn’t grab any points with a 11 – 36 loss. Handsworth were away at Shrewsbury coming home with all the points after a 19 – 24 victory. Stafford were on the road at Edwardians keeping up their promotion hopes with a 12 – 32 win.

Midlands 4 West (North).

Bloxwich hosted a travelling Wednesbury with the visitors taking all of the points with a 10 – 38 victory. There were no league games for Eccleshall, Essington or Rugeley this week.

Midlands 5 West (North).

There were no league games for Gnosall, Linley or St Leonards this week.

Staffordshire Reserves League Division 2.

There were no league games for Stone or Whittington this week.