Away the lads as London win

ESSEX ONE Upper Clapton 12 East London 52 East London maintained their 100 per cent away record for the season with a comfortable victory at Upper Clapton on Saturday. The match started frenetically, but East went ahead when Pilkington fed David Eve, who

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Upper Clapton 12 East London 52

East London maintained their 100 per cent away record for the season with a comfortable victory at Upper Clapton on Saturday.

The match started frenetically, but East went ahead when Pilkington fed David Eve, who went over.


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Two more quick scores followed as Eve grabbed his second, while Masters also touched down.

Carson was then sin-binned for the visitors, but they responded with another try as Eve went over for his hat-trick.

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The scoring was relentless as Bracken then dotted down on the stroke of half-time.

After the break, Clapton finally got on to the scoresheet, but Gonse kicked a penalty to increase the lead.

Bracken sprinted away for another try, before Gonse finished off a move he started to score.

He then added the extras for his seventh conversion of the day.

East London host Thames this weekend.

EAST LONDON seconds defeated their third team 57-28 in a friendly at the weekend.

It was the seconds who showed first, scoring the opening try, and they quickly added to their lead.

The thirds replied, but two further scores from the second team saw them maintain their lead and eventually, they cruised home.

The seconds play Thurrock fourths this weekend while the thirds have a match with Romford fourths.

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