Melton Mowbray RFC Under 7s built on their great start to the season with an impressive overall performance against Ilkeston on Sunday.
Both sides were able to field three teams and all in all they were well-matched with wins from both sides.
In terms of overall wins, Melton edged it slightly, but Ilkeston were worthy opponents and made Melton work hard for their wins.
The newly-formed Under 7s Vixens, an all-girls team, won two out of their three games which was a fantastic achievement given the standard of the opposition.
The other two teams, made up of the boys, displayed tenacity, drive and determination.
* Melton RFC Under 10s were at full-strength on Sunday as an 18-strong squad gathered to play Ilkeston.
The whole team played well against in three games against the Derbyshire club, and although Ilkeston won, Melton showed a good team spirit on a blustery Sunday morning.