Luton rack up the points for a first away win since October

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Luton RFC ended their four game losing run with a 66-19 victory at bottom side Rushden & Higham in Midlands Two East South on Saturday.

Without an away victory since a 30-29 win at Market Harborough back in October, the result never really looked in doubt once the visitors moved ahead early on.

Taking on a side with just one triumph to their name all campaign, Luton scored first, with Matt Yang crossing and David Hamm converting.

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The lead was extended once the same combination did the damage again, while Bones crossed for a score, with Hamm’s boot making it 21-0.

Rushden were on the board with a try of their own, before Tyler Chant dotted down and Hamm converted to make it 28-5.

Both teams then attacked at will, with Rushden crossing for two converted scores, with Yang completing his treble in between and Hamm adding the extras to make it 35-19 to Luton.

From there, Luton dominated proceedings though as Callum Strachan went over, with Hamm doing the rest, as did Joe Murphy with Hamm once again adding the extras.

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Ryan Sheppard touched down for try that saw Hamm have a rare failure from the tee with, but he was soon within range after Jamie Hyde crossed.

That took the lead to 61-29 and there was still time for one more try, with Hamm going over himself to complete a handsome victory.

It lifted them Luton to seventh in the league and they finish their season at home to Stamford on Saturday.