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Jonny Cresswell goes on the charge for Kenilworth at Stratford. Picture submitted

Stratford 22 Kenilworth 14: Lacklustre Kenilworth suffer their first reverse at Stratford

Kenilworth’s winning start to the season came to an abrupt end at Loxley Lane where a lacklustre performance against a committed Stratford side saw them leave empty-handed, writes Ralph Murray.

Harburys Dan Taylor finds the referee barring his way. 
Pictures: Morris Troughton

Harbury 26 Southam 22: Harbury edge out derby rivals thanks to their superiority in the forwards

Harbury produced a big improvement on the previous week’s performance against Shipston with excellent ball handling and support play helping them edge out their derby rivals.

Jim Canning tests the Newbold defence during Old Leamingtonians 31-5 Midlands Two West defeat. Picture: Tim Nunan.

Newbold 31 Old Leamingtonians 5: One-sided scoreline fails to reflect OLs’ contribution as handling errors cost

Old Leamingtonians only had a well-taken try from winger Ryan Dee to show for an evenly contested game of rugby, with the final scoreline failing to reflect their commitment and chances created.

The Stoke defence takes unusual measures to try and stop the progress of Kenilworths Gareth Renowden. Picture submitted

Kenilworth 27 Stoke 16: Cresswell takes a blow to head and then adds knockout punch

A combination of patience, good finishing and character saw Kenilworth maintain their winning start to the season, writes Ralph Murray.

The Stoke defence takes unusual measures to try and stop the progress of Kenilworths Gareth Renowden. Picture submitted

Skipper Cresswell leads by example as Kenilworth hold off Sills fightback

Recent games involving Kenilworth and Silhillians have been thrilling close encounters played in the true spirit of the game and Saturday’s encounter was no exception, writes Ralph Murray.

Leamingtons Peter Blunt breaks through the Nuneaton defence during Saturdays cup encounter. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Nuneaton deliver the knockout blow to Spa in a 20-minute spell

Leamington opened their campaign with a 24-12 defeat at Nuneaton in an entertaining Warwickshire Cup tie.

Rhys Jones en route to Kenilworths third try at Old Coventrians. Picture submitted

Old Coventrians 17 Kenilworth 21: Ring-rusty Ks are given a severe test by Old Coventrians

Old Coventrians provided a stern test, despite being a league below their visitors and very nearly claimed the spoils in this Warwickshire Cup first round encounter , writes Ralph Murray.

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