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Josh Hickman opened the scoring for Kenilworth at home to Hereford with a penalty.

Kenilworth 27 Hereford 34: Last-gasp try denies Kenilworth a deserved draw with Hereford

Kenilworth met their toughest challenge of the season with typical courage and no little skill but were denied a hard-fought draw by a last-second score, writes Ralph Murray.

Fly-half Nathan Earland dives over for Leamingtons second try at Nuneaton Old Edwardians last Saturday.

Nuneaton Old Eds 5 Leamington 30: Spa trip to Old Edwardians provides better memories

Leamington took full advantage of being able to field a strong squad to claim victory on a ground that has not favoured them in recent years.

Leamington fly-half Gus Gillespie looks for support against Bridgnorth. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Leamington 8 Bridgnorth 32: Bridgnorth emphasise their superiority late on

League standings pointed to a difficult afternoon for Leamington but it was only in the latter stages of the second period that this Intermediate Cup second round tie was finally decided.

Arthur Haynes crossed for three tries as Kenilworth finally turned their dominance into points against Earlsdon.-

Earlsdon 20 Kenilworth 34: Ks ease past dogged Earlsdon courtesy of Haynes’ hat-trick

Kenilworth made hard work of beating derby rivals Earlsdon and know they will need to improve their accuracy and decision-making with tougher tasks ahead, writes Ralph Murray.

Joe Jepps, seen here en route to a try for Kenilworth, was also yellow-carded in an eventful first half for the winger.

Kenilworth 26 Crewe & Nantwich 17: Nerveless Hickman ensures Ks always keep their nose in front

A delayed kick-off due to the late arrival of the visitors allowed the Molly Olly charity lunch to finish and the large crowd to assemble to watch Kenilworth record their seventh league win out of eight, writes Ralph Murray.

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