TOM Robson’s hat-trick sent Rugby & East Warwickshire on the path to victory over Edgbaston in Midlands Division One.
Jacob Till notched two while Adam Hewitt and Tom Carter both scored a goal each in a fantastic all-round performance.
The men’s second team remain winless in Division Two after a 4-1 defeat at Telford & Wrekin, with James Cummins’ strike and a strong goalkeeping performance from Connor Robson the only highlights of a frustrating afternoon.
Rugby 3rds were on the right side of a 5-2 scoreline at home to Burton 2nds, thanks to Richard Cook, Liam Brown and Alex Salter goals and an Ethan Mannion brace.
Tamworth’s second team were too strong for the fourth string, subjecting Rugby to a 2-0 loss in South East Division One.
Meanwhile, there was joy for the men’s fifth XI in Division Two after edging Berkswell 3rds 3-2.
Rob Hedderwick fired home from a rebound while Keith Slaughter and Giles Morrison both converted from short corners to nudge the 5ths above the club’s sixth XI, who lost 3-1 at Warwick 4ths.
Loughborough Students 2nds handed out a lesson to Rugby Ladies’ 1sts with a 4-1 victory in the Midlands Premier Division.
Lara Naylor rescued a draw for the second XI in a 1-1 draw with Coventry & North Warwickshire in Division One and the third string edged out Atherstone’s second team 2-0 in Division Three.