Exmouth going down with some fighting spirit after Southend are sunk at the Imperial Ground

17:09 12 April 2014

Exmouth took on Cambridge at the Imperial gound on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 8061-14-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Exmouth took on Cambridge at the Imperial gound on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exsp 8061-14-14SH To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Exmouth recorded a famous win in the dying embers of their one-season stay in the National Two (S) when they defeated Southend 34-27 at the Imperial Ground.

James Harris and David Bargent both bagged braces of tries after Alistair Hill scored the Cockles opening try.

Ina see-saw game the Cockles had trailed 17-0 after just 13 minutes, but they powered their way back and, after 40 minutes, led 22-17.

The visitors then regained the lead to hold a 27-22 advantage after 46 minutes.

However, the final third of the contest belonged to the Cockles as they powered their way to claim a deserve victory.

George Meadows slotted three conversions and also scored a penalty.

The game was watched by 147.

Make sure of your copy of the Exmouth Journal, out next on Thursday, April 17 for a full match report and post match comment.

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