Dudley Kingswinford's director of rugby, Mark Wilson, has dampened talk of his side winning promotion from Midlands One this season despite guiding them to a fifth win in seven league games.
Wilson, a former backs coach with National One side Pertemps Bees, returned to Heathbrook in the summer for a second spell in control and things seem to be going well after the 25-16 victory over Burton.
But he believes DK lack the necessary depth to challenge Rugby Lions and Bedford Athletic.
Wilson said: "If we have got everybody fit, then we might be able to challenge the top teams, but I am not sure if we could maintain that for the whole season."
He will get a chance to test that theory next weekend when he takes his side to Luton - on Saturday, Luton became the first side to beat Bedford this season.
Luton and DK are locked on ten points, two behind joint leaders Athletic and Lions, so the result at Newlands Road will go a long way to clarifying both clubs' fortunes. "We go there as underdogs," Wilson added. "But that is just when DK come into their own. We look to target away games because they are worth that bit more in damaging your rivals."
Although DK leaked two soft first-half tries against Burton, they responded well with scores from Ben Connett, Ian Langford and Eddie Smith. However, Wilson was keen to praise the work of his back row.
He said: "Pete Knight was immense at flanker for us. He had 15 turnovers on his own. He and Ian Langford are probably the best back row in the league."
The travails at Walsall and Bromsgrove continued, though, as both clubs lost once again - to Dunstablians and Scunthorpe respectively.
Walsall are one of three teams on four points at the foot of the table, with only the Boars below them.
Bromsgrove's director of rugby, Dean Ball, resigned last week and they have still not won a game after going down 26-5 at home.
Newport's wonderful season continues in Midlands Two West with a 19-6 triumph at home to Camp Hill. The Shropshire side top the league and are progressing well in the cup.
Unbeaten Broadstreet, though, are hot on their heels following their 67-6 thrashing of Leamington.
Coventry side Barkers Butts lost 31-13 at home to Kenilworth.