So what else happened away from Vallis Way at the weekend?
Barking 65-0 Barnes
Barking run riot at Goresbrook as they demolished luckless Barnes. A hatrick from full back Chris Jones, was the icing on the cake, as Barking ran in 10 tries. The defeat see’s Barnes remain rooted to the foot of the table. Roll on 2010!
Bridgwater & Albion 10-20 Worthing
Worthing pulled off this first win in 4 attempts as they came away with a much needed away win. 5-20 up at half time they weathered the storm as Bridgy’s season’s continues to go from bad to worse, with 5 points from their 11 outings so far, it will take a miracle to turn things around.
Canterbury 51-17 Clifton
A tight game at half time, 20-12, saw Canterbury’s stand off , Phil Gibson kick 9 from 9 , ending with 26 points as Canterbury leapfrogged over Southend into 5th position.
Dings Crusaders 18-9 Westcombe Park
Dings returned to winning ways in this hard fought victory over Coombe. Always a hard place to go and get a result, Dings were the stronger side and the highlight of an uneventful match was the 2nd half try by Dings wing Sylvan Edwards.
Rosslyn Park 48-3 Henley
Park put themselves back in the title race with this 6 try win over Henley Hawks. Henley suffered two big injuries which didn’t help them but in all honesty the game was beyond the Hawks as 2 tries from James Strong and a fine display from Laidlaw saw Park take all the points.
Shelford 49-17 Richmond
A 7 try display saw Shelford dominate their London visitors Richmond. A late double from centre Warwick Anderson put the icing on the cake, after Mond second row Tristan Weasley saw red and despite 2 late consolation tries, it was a long trip back to the Athletic Ground.