MARLBOROUGH ended the club's Regional Two South Central home campaign with a controlled 48-10 win against Wiltshire rivals, Devizes on Saturday.

Already crowned league champions, Marlborough ran in eight tries in a fiercely-competitive affair on the Common.

It was Devizes who bothered the scorers first, though, with a successful penalty putting the Saddlebacks in front during the fifth minute.

Marlborough left it just six minutes before taking a lead they would never let go of. Akariva Seruvatu scores the hosts' first try - although it was unconverted.

Solomone Aniseko added a second Marlborough try midway through the first half, and a hat-trick of quick scores inside the final five minutes pushed the Common outfit on.

Aniseko and Seruvatu both recorded first-half braces, while Will Reeve added a classy try to make it 29-3 at the break.

Viliami Hakalo crossed within two minutes of the restart for Marlborough, but Devizes' Matt Tinker replied by scoring and then converting his own try up the other end.

That was to be the last joy Devizes would experience on the day as Seruvatu completed his hat-trick around the hour mark and James Adams capped off the Marlborough victory late on.

Meanwhile, in Regional Two Severn, Chippenham boosted their hopes of finishing second following a 59-29 win away at third place Thornbury.

Chippenham relied on eight different scorers in their nine-try success, with only a Wiltshire derby against Trowbridge remaining in their season.

Trowbridge warmed up for that contest with an astonishing 86-7 victory at home to Cheltenham.

In Regional One South Central, Royal Wootton Bassett recorded a potentially vital 42-33 win away at Brighton.

Bassett are now third from bottom with just Bournemouth to play while Banbury must take on second-place Banbury and seventh-place Bournemouth still.