STAFFORDSHIRE RUGBY UNION ROUND UP 15th December

STAFFORDSHIRE RUGBY UNION ROUND UP 15th December 2018

Womens Championship North.

Lichfield Ladies hosted Eccles Ladies with an excellent afternoon of rugby ending in a comprehensive 77-0 win for the home side.

Womens Championship Midlands 2.

There were no league games for Lichfield Ladies II this week.

NC Midlands 2 Central.

There were no league games for Cannock Lionesses, Handsworth Ladies, or Wolverhampton Ladies this week.

Midlands NC Merit League.

There were no league games for Burton Ladies or Longton Ladies this week.

Midlands Premier.

Burton took the lengthy journey to league leaders Scunthorpe with a competitive afternoon of rugby seeing the Staffordshire side just losing out 14-12. Lichfield travelled to Newport but came home empty handed off the back of a 34-5 loss.

Midlands 1 West.

Longton were away at Stourbridge Lions with a hard fought 0-11 victory enough to lift the Staffordshire team from the foot of the table. Stoke welcomed second from bottom Malvern, working their way to a comfortable 22-12 victory.

Midlands 2 West (North).

Leek hosted bottom of the league Telford taking maximum points with a 38-5 victory. Tamworth travelled to league leaser Ludlow, but a long afternoon of rugby ended in 25-0 loss. Walsall were away at Camp Hill a hard-fought game seeing the visitors losing 10-3. Wolverhampton were at home to Spartans, a good afternoon of rugby finishing in a 32-3 win for the hosts, securing them second place in the league. The match between Newcastle and Stafford was postponed.

Midlands 3 West (North).

Cannock welcomed Trentham with the visitors taking the points after an 8-14 victory. Eccleshall were at home to second in the league Old Saltelians, the home side enduring a long afternoon of rugby ending in a 0-25 loss. Wednesbury hosted Handsworth with the hosts working their way to a comprehensive 27-0 victory. The match between Burntwood and Uttoxeter was postponed.

Midlands 4 West (North).

Bloxwich were at home to Market Drayton, a good afternoon of rugby ending in a 24-0 victory. Essington couldn’t make their game with Yardley & District, conceding the fixture. Linley travelled to Clee Hill but a low scoring game saw them losing out 7-0. Rugeley were away at Aston Old Edwardians, a tight game of rugby ending in a 21-21 draw. Willenhall were away at Aldridge earning a 15-36 win and taking top spot in the league. There were no league games for Barton this week.

Staffordshire League Division 1.

The result for Gnosall against St Leonards was not available at time of publication. There were no league games for Whittington this week.

Staffordshire League Division 2.

The result for Burton Development XV against Stone was not available at time of publication.