National Leagues: Weekend Wrap

Coventry make it 16 in a row

Coventry made it 16 wins on the bounce to extend their lead at the top of the National One table after a comfortable 52-5 win over Old Albanian at the Butts Park Arena.

The home side went over eight times before the final whistle with returning scrum half Pete White scoring twice.

Ampthill moved up to third in the table after 21-14 win over Blackheath at Dillingham Park.

Joe Bercis impressed for the home side as they secured their 10th win of the campaign.

Caldy secured their most emphatic win of the season so far after beating Loughborough Students 71-14.

Wing Nick Royle scored a hat trick for 10th place Caldy who grabbed their seventh win of the campaign.

Old Elthamians cut the deficit from sixth place Bishop's Stortford to just three points after a 55-10 win over bottom place Fylde.

The home side have clearly adjusted well to life in National One with this their ninth win of the season while Fylde are four points away from 15th place Old Albanian.

Rosslyn Park edged a thriller against Esher 44-37 to secure their fifth win of the season at The Rock.

Captain Hugo Ellis scored a last gasp try to secure the win for Rosslyn Park, who were trailing by 13 points at the break.

Birmingham Moseley moved to eighth in the table after they condemned Hull Ionians to their 12th defeat of the season with a 29-13 result.

Sam Pointon scored two of Birmingham’s four tries for their eighth win of the campaign.

Plymouth Albion v Bishop's Stortford and Cambridge v Darlington Mowden Park were postponed.

Hinckley pass tough test away from home

Hinckley remain at the top of National Two North after a 27-0 away win over Leicester Lions.

There were tries for Mitch Culpin, Joe Glover, James Martin and Rhodri Tanner as Hinckley secured their 14th win of the campaign.

Sale are hot on the heels on the league leaders after grabbing a hard-fought 27-16 win over Sheffield Tigers.

The result gave Sale their 13th win of the campaign and it condemned 9th place Sheffield Tigers to their 10th defeat of the season.

Stourbridge and Sedgley Park both secured important wins to keep within touching distance of the top two teams but it was defeat for 5th place Tynedale with Huddersfield taking the impressive victory.

There was an important win for Wharfedale at the bottom of the table while mid-table teams Chester and Macclesfield secured victories over Otley and Blaydon respectively.

Chinnor's unbeaten run ended 

Cinderford moved to the top of National Two South after their 16th win of the season, beating Henley 34-6.

Captain George Porter stood out for Cinderford who are now four points clear of Chinnor in second place.

Chinnor lost top spot in in the table after a 35-20 home defeat to London Irish Wild Geese.

The league leaders were ahead by three points at the half-way stage before the visitors blew away Chinnor with a brilliant second half display to take the deserved win.

Redingensians and Taunton Titans secured important wins near the top of the table while there was a huge upset for bottom team Wimbledon, who beat fifth place Redruth 33-28.

Bottom half teams Broadstreet and Old Redcliffians secured what could be huge wins in their bid to remain in the league while Tonbridge Juddian condemned Clifton to their 12th defeat of the season.