Jeremy Burton scored a late winning penalty as Belsize Park narrowly avoided an upset away against struggling Wasps, triumphing 13-10 and holding onto second spot in the London North-West Division Three promotion fight.
Hampstead coach Peter Breen hailed Saturday’s 17-7 home win over Staines as one of the best displays of the season as the hosts completed the double over their visitors in London North-West Division Two.
Belsize Park scored seven tries to produce their sixth successive victory since the turn of the year, beating Hitchin 51-15, but there was no change in the London North-West Division Three promotion race with four games to go.
UCS Old Boys were unable to engineer a repeat of their recent cup victory over Hackney and remain in the bottom two of London North-West Division Three after a 53-14 defeat on Saracens’ artificial pitch at Allianz Park.
Belsize Park captain Tom House says the last six games are all must-win encounters as his side chase a second successive promotion – but he believes the team’s home form gives them every chance of success.