Unbeaten Spalding RFC raced eight points clear at the top of Midlands Two East (North) with a handsome 41-10 win over Melbourne on Saturday.
The Memorial Field victory is Town’s sixth from as many games - and it yielded yet another bonus point.
Down in Midlands Four East (South), Bourne were edged out 22-17 by visitors Corby at Miking Nook Drove.
A fifth loss from six games keeps Bourne in the bottom two.
More rugby in Tuesday’s Lincolnshire Free Press.
Midlands Two East (N): Ashbourne 20 Loughborough 22; Belgrave 36 Dronfield 10; Oakham 18 Melton Mowbray 7; Spalding 41 Melbourne 10; Stamford 23 Nottingham Casuals 0.
Midlands Four East (S): Aylestone Athletic 19 Long Buckby 67; Bedford Swifts 41 Kempston 0; Bourne 17 Corby 22; Stamford College Old Boys 7 Oundle 22; Thorney 23 Old Newtonians 17; Westwood 3 St Neots 32.