DUDLEY Kingswinford maintained their fine start to the new season with victory over previously unbeaten Hereford last Saturday.

DK bagged a 28-8 success but did drop to second place in Midlands One West after failing to take the bonus point at Heathbrook.

Stoke leapfrogged them to the top after battling to a 36-24 win over Newbold.

DK will again look to dish out another first defeat of the season when travel to face third-placed Kenilworth this Saturday.

There next home game is against Kidderminster on October 12.