Dec 6 2011 By Tim Street
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Harlequins Amateurs 0-24 Uxbridge
IT looks like Uxbridge will have few problems stepping up if they are promoted to Herts/Middx Division One next season.
The Gatting Way side took time out from chasing the Herts/Middx Two title on Saturday when they took on Harlequins Amateurs, from the league above, in the RFU Junior Vase.
And they put on a four-try show to cause a cup upset, starting with a Jamie Dack effort after the hosts lost the ball straight from their kick-off.
Full back Mark Wilson got a second try, converted by Michael Weymouth, to make it 12-0 at the break, and Weymouth added the extras once more when centre Hamilton Reed went over after the interval.
A final try from scrum half Matt Jackson put the icing on the cake, much to the delight of Uxbridge head coach Gareth Elliott.
He said: “That hopefully shows we should be able to mix it at the level above, but the big plus for us was the clean sheet – we defended really well.
“The front row were superb, as were the pack, and we scrummaged really well. Props Rob Smith and Lewis Edwards were outstanding, while flanker Jake Lamport had a fine debut.”