STRATFORD RFC felt the full force of Midlands 1 West leaders Lichfield in a thumping 67-14 defeat at Cooke Fields on Saturday.
The free-scoring Staffordshire side have now won 15 out of their 16 league games played so far with an astonishing points difference of plus 515. They lead the table by 15 points from second-placed Burton, who have a game in hand.
The result leaves Stratford in ninth place ahead of next Saturday’s home game against Malvern, who are just one place below them.
In Midlands 3 West (South), Shipston chalked up their third victory on the campaign after beating visiting Manor Park 31-26. Southam shared the spoils in a 20-20 draw at home to Ledbury.
Harbury maintained their position at the top of Midlands 4 West (South) with a 27-6 win over Coventry Welsh at Waterloo Fields. But Alcester stay in the bottom two following a 24-10 home defeat to league newcomers Barton-under-Needwood. Claverdon’s game at Stoke Old Boys was postponed.
Midlands 5 West (South) action saw wins for both Wellesbourne, 15-10 at Coventry Technical, and Warwickian, 13-5 victors at Keresley.
For full rugby coverage see Thursday’s Stratford Herald.
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