THERE were defeats for both Rochford Hundred and Westcliff in National Two South this afternoon.

Westcliff lost 81-7 at Esher while Rochford were beaten 46-7 by Barnes at Magnolia Road.

In London One North, Southend Saxons lost 27-21 at table-topping Shelford and are now fifth in the standings.

In London Two North East, Ipswich had a walkover win against South Woodham Ferrers while in London Three Essex, Canvey Island lost 57-13 at Braintree.

In Essex One, Basildon lost 38-12 to Maldon who now top the table just ahead of Billericay.