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Senior stars lead the way with 10 tries as Belsize Park enjoy another clean sweep

PUBLISHED: 14:11 24 November 2015 | UPDATED: 14:11 24 November 2015

Chris Dan (centre) scored three of Belsize Park's tries. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Chris Dan (centre) scored three of Belsize Park's tries. Pic: Paolo Minoli

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Belsize Park enjoyed a clean sweep of victories for the second weekend in a row as all of their teams recorded wins.

The first team led the way, scoring 10 tries in an emphatic 68-0 triumph over Wasps in Regent’s Park, and four of their other sides also won their matches, while the sixth was given a walkover because their opponents were unable to play.

BP’s senior side had struggled in their previous two games in London North-West Division Three due to the wet conditions, and they had less of the ball than their visitors on Saturday.

However, they scored early on off the back of a driving maul, with Mark Liebling going over in the corner. Two similar tries followed later on as the forwards rumbled on, sucking in the opposition’s big men, before the ball was shifted wide for Ed Mott and centre Chris Dan to score.

Dan ended up with a hat-trick, while winger Mott went over again – and Liebling showed his pace with a 60m run, beating three defenders to add his second score.

Richard Wilson also touched down twice and replacement back-row forward Rob Clay got his name on the scoresheet, while Jeremy Burton only missed one conversion despite a strong wind.

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