It was a difficult and ill-disciplined afternoon in London for a Diss side who were unable to build on an encouraging start.
Diss succumbed to yet another home defeat and now find themselves isolated in the bottom three of London One North.
Diss went down to a brave defeat against one of the top sides in the league in Eton Manor.
North Walsham maintained their encouraging start to the season at Mackenders, scoring 50 points for the second week in a row.
Diss opened their London One North campaign with a difficult away fixture and suffered a heavy defeat.
The retention of 70 per cent possession in Saturday’s game should have given Diss some sort of reward for their endeavours.
These two great rivals produced a game of untold drama that had a big Mackenders crowd on the edge of their seats right up until the final whistle.
Diss suffered a complete reality check at the weekend against a very well organised and determined Old Priorians side.
For the second week running Diss proved they can compete with the top sides in the league.
Diss produced a performance that again highlighted the fact that when playing at their best they can compete with the most accomplished sides in the league.
Diss yet again gifted the opposition two converted tries within the first ten minutes of this crucial mid-table clash.
A determined performance against the league leaders highlighted the fact that Diss are more than comfortable in London One North and should enjoy further success as the season develops.
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