The impressive young Watford team had no difficulty in going forward. They topped the table with a 100 per cent record, clocking up big wins over Welsh Wanderers (20-5) and Sheffield Stingrays (21-2) on day one and rounding off with an easy victory over City of Birmingham.
The all-Scottish meeting of Kirkintilloch & Kilsyth and Caledonia was pivotal in deciding the second play-off spot. K & K claimed it with an 18-10 win, earning two more points on day two by beating Welsh Wanderers.
Southampton won all their three matches during the weekend to finish in fourth place.