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Jacob Mills charges through the gap during Banbury Bulls victory against Newbold-on-Avon at Bodicote Park

Kerr delighted with winning response from Bulls

Head coach James Kerr praised the commitment of his players after they secured a late victory over previously unbeaten Newbold-on-Avon in Saturday’s Midlands Two West South fixture.

Banbury Bulls Nick Pratt is tackled by Newbold-on-Avon's Dan Facer at Bodicote Park

Phillips leads by example as Bulls claim the spoils

Captain Ed Phillips led by example as Banbury Bulls claimed a narrow 30-25 victory which ended Newbold-on-Avon’s unbeaten Midlands Two West South record.

Matt Brock was injured at Malvern and could be a doubt for Saturday's game with Newbold-on-Avon

Lessons need to be learned says Kerr

Head coach James Kerr says there is no need to panic after seeing Banbury Bulls slip to their first Midlands Two West South defeat of the campaign.

Jed Boyle got a red card at Malvern where Banbury Bulls lost out in the closing stages

Boyle sees red as Bulls miss out at Malvern

Banbury Bulls lost their heads and their first Midlands Two West South fixture of the campaign in Saturday’s 27-19 defeat at Malvern.

Banbury Bulls captain Eddie Phillips checks over his shoulder before going over the line to score the first try against Leamington

Kerr is happy to take some time out

Banbury Bulls head coach James Kerr is not too concerned his side have a blank weekend with the cup competitions taking priority over the Midlands Two West South campaign.

Banbury Bulls Giles Saar charges through a tackle from Leamington's  Clive Jackson at Bodicote Park

Bulls are top of the table after derby victory

Banbury Bulls are top of the Midlands Two West South table after they beat Leamington in Saturday’s derby fixture at Bodicote Park.

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