WESTCLIFF moved off the bottom of the National Two South table with an impressive 18-14 win at Old Albanians.

However, there was defeat for defeat for Rochford Hundred who lost 33-17 at Leicester Lions.

In London One North, Southend Saxons moved up to fourth in the table with a 31-3 win against Amersham & Chiltern.

In London Two North East, South Woodham Ferrers lost 26-5 at Saffron Walden while in London Three Essex, Canvey Island lost 55-5 at Romford & Gidea Park.

In Essex One, Billericay lost their crunch clash with title rivals Maldon 23-17 while Basildon were beaten 34-7 at Clacton.