Bristol Bilbao go marching on with an emphatic 8 v 1, Away win over previously unbeaten North Bristol Catalans to place them on top of the league by merit now having played 1 more game than Catalans but with a much better goal difference So if Catalans win their game in hand 35 v nil Bilbao will drop to second.

Bristol Bilbao are top with 15 points and with Staplehill only managing a draw at home 3 v 3 to Whitchurch 2 points clear. Staplehill 13 pts, North Bristol Catalans 12 points

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