THERE were defeats for Rochford Hundred and Westcliff in National Two South on Saturday but Southend Saxons were triumphant in London One North.

Third from bottom Rochford lost 59-5 at second placed Redruth while bottom of the table Westcliff lost 33-19 at home to 13th placed Canterbury.

However, it was a better afternoon for Southend who beat third placed Harpenden 55-35 at Warners Bridge.

Southend remain fifth in the table.