RFU Championship: Plymouth Albion 14-27 Esher

Rugby Union

Esher secured their Championship status for another season with a battling win over Plymouth Albion at Brickfields.

Ricky Nebbett, Tim Tunnicliffe, Sam Ulph and Mike Blakeburn were the scorers for Esher who now move top of relegation play-off Pool C.

Albion's scores came through Steve Johns and an impressive solo effort by scrum-half Tom Kessell.

The Devon club are already safe from relegation having beaten Birmingham & Solihull 10-32 last time out.