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Lilly Hunt scored four tries as Hampstead Ladies triumphed 33-7 away at Ashford and climbed to third place in Women’s Championship South East Division Two.

Hampstead coach Peter Breen. Pic: Paolo Minoli

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.

Hendon's Cian Hynes scored 13 points including a last-minute winning penalty. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Cian Hynes scored a dramatic last-minute winning penalty as Hendon came from behind to beat promotion rivals London French 18-16 at the death in a crucial showdown in Herts/Middlesex Division Two.

Miran Serdarevic (right) has now scored eight tries in 2015, having touched down twice against Hitchin. Pic: davidwphotos.co.uk

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.

Nick Tompkins' (right) in action for Saracens

Saracens return to Allianz Park on Saturday when Newcastle Falcons are the visitors – and the hosts are aiming to return to winning ways after a disappointing display against Sale Sharks last weekend.

Mel Wright scored a second-half try for Hampstead Ladies. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead Ladies’ second team are just two points off the top in Women’s Championship South East East Division Two after triumphing 10-5 away against St Francis.

Hendon's Cian Hynes kicks for goal. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hendon commenced the second phase of their league campaign with a 15-0 home win over Saracens Amateurs which leaves them in the top two promotion places in Herts/Middlesex Division Two.

Howard Pauling (right) had a debut to remember, scoring twice as Belsize Park maintained their push for promotion. Pic: davidwphotos.co.uk

Winger Howard Pauling touched down twice on his debut but Belsize Park endured a scare against Datchworth and needed a winning try from Richard Wilson to maintain their perfect record in 2015.

Rory Gibson scored all of UCS's 14 points in the first half, including a fine try. Pic: Paolo Minoli

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.

Saracens will face Harlequins at Wembley Stadium next month. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos. co. uk

Saracens face London rivals Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on Saturday March 28 – and you can be part of this great occasion by winning a family ticket to the showpiece event.

Saracens' Jacques Burger (centre)

Jacques Burger credits Saracens’ defeat at Bath earlier in the season for Sunday’s 34-24 victory against the West Country men at Allianz Park.

Belsize Park captain Tom House. Pic: Paolo Minoli

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.

Saracens' Tim Streather. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk

Tim Streather believes Saracens’ victory over Exeter Chiefs in Sunday’s LV=Cup clash will provide them with a confidence boost ahead of their top-four Premiership clash against Bath at Allianz Park on Sunday.

Dan Dimoline in action for Hampstead. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead came from behind to score 33 unanswered points and clinch a 39-13 bonus-point home win over St Albans, confirming coach Peter Breen’s belief that his team are ready to push towards the top of the table in London North-West Division Two.

George Hazlett (left) was an influential figure in Belsize Park's latest victory. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Belsize Park were made to work for their 37-31 victory away against basement Boys Old Streetonians, but six tries ensured they secured a fourth successive victory and held on to second spot in London North-West Division Three.

Saracens' Ben Spencer. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk

Saracens scrum-half Ben Spencer is determined to overcome holders Exeter Chiefs in the LV=Cup on Sunday and secure a home tie in the semi-finals.

Faye Hamp (centre) scored Hampstead's second try. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead Ladies suffered their fifth successive league defeat despite a spirited second-half comeback as they went down 22-19 away against Romford & Gidea Park in Women’s Championship South-East Division Two.

Prop David Myers touches down to open the scoring for UCS Old Boys against Finchley. Pic: Nick Cook/UCS Old Boys

UCS Old Boys came from behind to win with the final play of the match for the second match in a row, earning a vital 13-10 victory over relegation rivals Finchley in London North-West Division Three.

Mike Evans-Jones (centre) scored a late consolation try for Hendon. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hendon completed the first phase of their league campaign with a 17-7 home defeat against Hillingon Abbots in Herts/Middlesex Division One – although they limited the leaders to their lowest winning margin of the season.

Chris Dan (centre) scored Belsize Park's 10th try. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Captain Tom House praised a “magnificent” and “ruthless” victory as Belsize Park ran in 10 tries against Stevenage Town, triumphing 68-7 and moving into second place in London North-West Division Three.

Saracens' South African captain Alistair Hargreaves

Saracens welcome South African franchise the Blue Bulls to Allianz Park on Saturday for another northern hemisphere vs southern hemisphere clash in north London.

Pete Wood scored twice for Hampstead but it wasn't enough. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead were left rueing missed opportunities as they lost 29-20 to a hardworking HAC team in a game that could have gone either way in London North-West Division Two.

Dave O'Dwyer (centre) scored the decisive winning try against Hackney. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Captain Dave O’Dwyer scored a winning try with the last play of the match as UCS Old Boys came from behind to earn a dramatic 8-5 victory over Hackney in the Middlesex Cup.

Chris Wyles (right) kicks though to set up Saracens' second try against Munster as he is tackled by Simon Zebo. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk

Saracens head to France on Sunday knowing a victory will secure a place in the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup, but the size of the task is not lost on Chris Wyles.

Saracens' Maro Itoje is tackled by Harlequins' George Lowe

Saracens’ Maro Itoje is “ecstatic” with his England Saxons call-up, after the lock forward was included in the 24-man squad for the upcoming game against the Irish Wolfhounds on January 30.

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