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Rugby: Campion 39 Mavericks 30

PUBLISHED: 09:00 01 December 2017

Campion score their second try against Mavericks (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Campion score their second try against Mavericks (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Campion came out on top against London Three Essex basement boys Mavericks at a chilly Cottons Park.

Campion's kicker aims for the posts as supporters look on at chilly Cottons Park (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo) Campion's kicker aims for the posts as supporters look on at chilly Cottons Park (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

The hosts took the lead with a try, only for their rivals to hit back with a penalty and try to go 8-5 up.

The two sides then traded tries, with Campion slotting a penalty to level and adding their third try, which was converted, just before the interval for a 20-13 lead.

Mavericks opened the scoring after the restart with a penalty, only for Campion to reply with a bonus-point try, before the sides swapped converted tries to leave it 32-23 to the home side.

Campion added another converted try to go 16 points clear, but Mavericks had the final say with a converted try as it ended 39-30.

Dan Browne scored two tries for Campion, but Tom Morgan scored 25 points for the visitors and Flynn Marsden also went over.

Campion’s seconds romped to a 77-29 win over Millwall in their Essex Merit Table Division Three meeting.

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