Oakham bagged an 18-6 victory at Aylestone St James and Stamford maintained their 100 percent record with a superb 43-0 triumph at Northampton Casuals yesterday.
But it wasn’t all plain sailing for clubs in the Rutland, Stamford and Bourne area.
Midlands 2 East (North)
Aylestone St James 6-18 Oakham; Bakewell Mannerians 7-12 Ashbourne; Coalville 36-10 Dronfield; Leicester Forest 23-18 Nuneaton Old Edwardians; Nottingham Casuals 23-29 Melton Mowbray.
Midlands 3 East (South)
Daventry 11-9 Stewarts & Lloyds; Deepings 12-22 Rugby St Andrews; Northampton Casuals 0-43 Stamford; Northampton Mens Own P-P Rushden & Higham; Old Newtonians 50-23 Long Buckby; Stockwood Park 27-10 Queens.
Midlands 4 East (South)
Bedford Swifts 53-5 Thorney; Brackley 102-0 Bourne; Corby 5-13 Westwood; Oundle 53-0 Aylestone Athletic; St Ives - HWO - Wellingborough OG; St Neots - HWO - Stamford College Old Boys