Leek win 52-0 to go top of Division 2, Eccleshall lose 11th straight game

The tables are now starting to take shape

Photo credit: Leek Rugby Club

Leek Rugby Club smashed Staffordshire rivals Newcastle 52-0 to go back to the top of Midlands Division 2 West North table.

The hosts ran in a plus-50 score for the fifth match in a row, meaning they have tallied 525 points in their 12 fixtures.

Longton are third following a 31-26 victory over fellow county side Tamworth while Stafford romped to a 52-9 win over Uttoxeter in another derby.

Burton claimed their first win in five matches by beating Broadstreet 30-22 in the Premier Division.

Joe Gazzard, Tristan De Jaeger, Tommie Collingwood and man of the match Alfredo Bergada all touched down for the visitors.

Lichfield are top of Division 1 West after storming to a 29-12 victory over Hereford.

The visitors are now eight points clear at the summit having picked up a total of 14 try bonus points throughout the campaign.

Stoke are second following a solid 36-27 win over Stratford-upon-Avon.


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Eccleshall can’t stop the rot

Eccleshall are rock bottom of Division 3 West North following a 38-12 defeat to Telford Hornets.

They have lost all 11 fixtures this season and gave conceded 418 points in that time. The club have thus shipped an average of 41 points a playing game having conceded a walkover in November.

Barton sit second in Division 4 West North after a 27-12 victory over Warley.

League rivals Trentham defeated Wednesbury 23-14, Alex Tremble and Jason Pearce running over as Dan Simox slotted three penalties.

In Division 5 West South, Cannock ran in 40 while conceding 15 against Bloxwich on Saturday to stay second.

Finally, Stone earned a 26-14 Greyhound win to claim their first victory in three matches.

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