Stamford and Oakham rugby clubs both went on the road at the weekend in the Midlands Division 2 East (North) but came back with different results.
The Oaks beat fifth-placed Melbourne by the narrowest of margins, 17-16, to keep them in third place in the league.
Stamford suffered a 48-13 loss to fourth-placed Belgravewhich leaves them second from bottom on six points, one point more than Dronfield.
Deepings lost 22-19 at home to Brackley in Midlands Division 3 East (South).
Bourne lost 23-5 at home to Westwood in Midlands Division 4 East (South) while Stamford College OB lost 39-20 on the road to Old Newtonians. Oundle beat St Neots at home 20-17 in the same division.
Oakham v Melton
Stamford v Nottingham Casuals
Stamford College Old Boys v Oundle
Bourne v Corby
Daventry v Deepings