Belper maintain title challenge

BELPER Rugby Club first XV kept up their Midlands 4 East (North) title challenge with a 19-3 home victory over East Leake last Saturday.

The hosts went in front on 20 minutes when Bryan O’Gorman got the opening try of the game.

James Naylor added another try ten minutes later and this one was converted by Simon Jones.

Jones also converted on 55 minutes after Tony England had gone over the line.

The victory keeps Belper in second place in the table just one point behind the leaders.

Results for Saturday, February 5th

BELPER 19, East Leake 3

Boston 20, Nottingham Boots Corsairs 12

Chesterfield Panthers 8, Cleethorpes 10

Skegness 22, Leesbrook 3

Tupton 19, East Retford 6

Fixtures for Saturday, February 12th

BELPER v Nottinghamians

Boston v Leesbrook

Chesterfield Panthers v East Retford

Cleethorpes v East Leake

Tupton v Skegness