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Howles’ five-try salvo is highlight of a memorable day for Kenilworth Ladies

Kenilworth Ladies hosted their first double header on Sunday afternoon, with both the development side and 1st XV securing impressive victories at Glasshouse Lane, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Leamington prop Dan Barber breaks clear. Picture: Ken Penfold

Northover puts seal on win for upwardly mobile Leamington

Leamington produced an outstanding all-round display to claim their third successive win, moving into mid-table in the process.

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Kenilworth skipper Bobby Thompson spreads the play. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Booth’s move is the catalyst for a convincing away win for Kenilworth

Kenilworth continued their good run of form with a strong performance to power past Barkers’ Butts on Saturday for their fourth consecutive league win, writes Peter Jones.

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Harbury clip Swifts’ wings to move into the last eight of Junior Vase

Harbury moved into the quarter-finals of the Midlands Junior Vase with a hard-earned 12-8 win at Bedford Swifts.

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Kenilworth combine to stop the progress of a Silhillians attacker. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Kenilworth’s four-try salvo breaks Silhillians’ resistance

Kenilworth continued their strong start to the season with a five-try victory over Silhillians lifting them to third place, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Leamington back-row forward Lewis Kelsey cuts through the Old Yardleians defence. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Leamington secure their first victory in fine style

Leamington claimed their first win of the season at the fifth time of asking against the division’s whipping boys Old Yardleians.

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Old Leamingtonians' Adam Stannard is halted within touching distance of the tryline.

Below-strength Old Leamingtonians fail to make the most of opportunities

With half of their first choice starting XV missing due to injury or unavailability, Old Leamingtonians were made to pay for errors and poor distribution at home to Shispton.

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Bobby Thompson breaks forward for Kenilworth. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Old Yardleians brushed aside as Thompson grabs a hat-trick

Kenilworth put on a dominant display on Saturday, wrapping up the bonus point inside 15 minutes and going on to score 13 tries with captain Bobby Thompson grabbing three of them, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Jen Vermeulen reaches out to score on e of her four tries for Old Leamingtonians. Picture: Tim Nunan

Vermeulen dots down four times in OLs Ladies romp

Old Leamingtonians Ladies bounced back from their 31-12 defeat at the hands of Wymondham Wasps the previous week to comprehensively beat visitors Shelford.

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Winger Sophie Henry dots down for Kenilworth Ladies.

Howles bags a hat-trick as Kenilworth whitewash Old Northamptonians

Winger Phoebe Howles scored a hat-trick, with winger Sophie Henry and centre Felicity Baldwin both adding two tries apiece in an 11-try rout as Kenilworth maintained their perfect start to the season, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Mikkel Andresen wins a lineout for Kenilworth against Nuneaton Old Edwardians. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Kenilworth recover from early concession to outclass Old Eds

Kenilworth put in an impressive performance at Glasshouse Lane on Saturday to secure a 34-5 bonus-point victory over Nuneaton Old Edwardians, bouncing back in style after their disappointing loss to Malvern, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Reece Jones on his way to Old Leamingtonians final try of the afternoon. Picture: Tim Nunan

Prolific James inspires Old Leamingtonians’ rout

Old Leamingtonians moved up to third in the table after committed forward play and free-flowing running from the backs set up a convincing bonus-point win.

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Bobby Thompson touches down under a host of bodies for Kenilworth's opening try.

Hamnett’s first-half double leaves Kenilworth with far too much to do

Buckinghamshire-based Olney proved too strong for Kenilworth as they ended the Glasshouse Lane side’s Intermediate Cup campaign in the first round, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Ross Lowthian ploughs forward for Kenilworth. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Derby delight for clinical Kenilworth as Leamington are left firing blanks

Kenilworth started life in Midlands Two West (South) with a solid 22-0 victory over their derby rivals Leamington, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Joe Talamini celebrates scoring a try on his birthday. Picture submitted

Wellings again proves a thorn in the side of Old Coventrians

Old Leamingtonians’ fitness and running game allowed them to overcome a forward-reliant Old Coventrians despite the hosts outscoring their visitors by six tries to five.

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Mikkel Andresen looks for options for Kenilworth. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Kenilworth progress in the Warwickshire Shield

Kenilworth secured a win in their first competitive game of the season at a grey, blustery and, at times, cold, Mayo Road, writes Bruce Doe.

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Kenilworth dot down.

Kenilworth Ladies make a fine start

Kenilworth Ladies got their season off to a great start on Sunday with a convincing 46-17 friendly victory over Birmingham Exiles at Glasshouse Lane, writes Cath Lyon.

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Kenilworth name Whitehead coach

Kenilworth RFC have revamped their coaching set-up for the 2017/18 campaign with the appointment of Chris Whitehead as senior coach along with current player Chris Pemble as assistant player-coach.

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Wellesbourne Ladies celebrate their tournament win. Picture submitted

Touch of class from Davis inspires Wellesbourne

Claire Davis was named player of the tournament after her hat-trick helped Wellesbourne Ladies win the third tournament of the 2017 North East Midlands Touch League at Newbold-on-Avon RFC.

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Kenilworth RFC's under-10s playing in the Prima Tiger Cup against Southwold RFC

Young Kenilworth RFC players get taste of big time after playing at Leicester Tigers’ ground

Young players from Kenilworth RFC got a taste of playing on the big stage after they played at Leicester Tigers’ ground in a recent tournament.

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