CLEE Hill ground out a 12-8 win at Yardley to remain on the heels of the top three in Midlands Four West North.

The third-bottom hosts started brightly with an early unconverted try but Matthew Bowen touched down to level at 5-5.

A penalty put Yardley back in front but George Edwards’ try early in the second half, converted by Charlie Evans, won it for Clee Hill.

On possible promotion hopes, Clee skipper Sam Link said: “We’ve come away from a lot of hard places with points, we’ve just got to keep winning our games.”

There was an even lower-scoring encounter in Midlands Three West North as a solitary penalty saw Cleobury Mortimer edge out Harborne 3-0.