National Leagues: Weekend Wrap

Coventry put things right 

National One league leaders Coventry returned to winning ways with a convincing 57-12 victory over Esher at the Butts Park Arena.

Anthony Matato and Max Trimble both went over twice for the home side who secured their 17th win of the campaign following their first loss of the season to Blackheath last week. 

Darlington Mowden Park remain in second place after they narrowly defeated Caldy 10-8 away from home.

In a nervy affair, Warren Seals slotted a last minute penalty to grab the win for DMP – their 13th victory of the season.

Ampthill remain on the tails of the top two after they secured an impressive 22-12 win over fellow top half team Bishop's Stortford at Dillingham Park.

Flanker Will Allman stood out for the home side as they took their 11th win of the season while the result leaves Bishop's Stortford in 7th place in the table.

Hull Ionians were responsible for the shock result of the round after they produced an excellent performance to beat Blackheath 32-21.

Sam Wilson was among the try scorers for Hull who moved up to the 13th in the table, condemning Blackheath to their 7th defeat of the campaign.

Old Elthamians are level on points with Blackheath after they secured a nail biting 12-7 win over Cambridge.

There was little to choose between the sides in difficult conditions with Old Elthamians winning their 11th game of the season.

Birmingham Moseley returned to winning ways after they condemned Old Albanians to their 14th defeat of their campaign with a 34-13 result.

England U20s centre Will Butler was among the try scorers for Birmingham Moseley who prevented Old Albanians from building on their impressive win over Hull last weekend.

Rosslyn Park continued their impressive recent form by beating bottom side Fylde 31-15.

Benji Marfo was among the try scorers for Rosslyn Park who are now on a run of five games without defeat.

Sale hold nerve against South Leicester

Sale remain at the top of National Two North after a 39-7 bonus point win over top half team South Leicester.

Dan Birch scored his fourth try in as many games as Sale grabbed their 15th win of the campaign to set up an intriguing fixture against Hinckley next weekend.

Hinckley are level on points with Sale after they secured a 36-5 away win over Sheffield Tigers.

James Martin scored twice for Hinckley as they returned to winning ways following their defeat to Sedgley Park last weekend.

Sedgley Park edged a thriller against Tynedale to remain in third place while Otley secured an impressive win over Huddersfield.

Chester produced an excellent performance to beat top half Stourbridge while Macclesfield and Wharfedale also secured important wins.

Cinderford continue impressive run 

Cinderford are still the National Two South league leaders after they beat third place Redingensians 26-5.

Rob Winchle was among the try scorers for Cinderford for their 18th win of their campaign.

Chinnor are on the tails of the league leaders after their emphatic 50-10 win over in form Worthing.

The Oxfordshire outfit scored eight tries as they condemned Worthing to their 10th defeat of the campaign.

Taunton Titans suffered a setback in their bid for a promotion place after defeat to Redruth while Henley ended a run of three games without a win with victory over Broadstreet.

Wimbledon gave their hopes of surviving relegation a huge boost with victory over Bury St Edmunds while Barnstaple and Old Redcliffians both beat teams above them in the table.

Tonbridge Juddian edged into the top half of the table with a 28-12 away win over London Irish Wild Geese.