North Walsham ran in 11 tries to record a comprehensive derby win in miserable conditions at Scottow.
Diss turned in a disappointing display to go down to their fellow strugglers at Mackenders.
Connor Rumbles was the early leader in the Diss Cycling Club cyclo-cross but Kieran Jarvis eventually made it a local win in the senior men’s race.
Buoyed by an outstanding performance against a resurgent Old Haberdashers last weekend North Walsham head to Buckinghamshire on Saturday to take on Amersham & Chiltern.
Diss missed a glorious chance to register their first win of the season when entertaining fellow strugglers Fullerians.
Harleston Magpies Ladies will be looking to get back to winning ways in the East Conference on Saturday when they make the long trip to Horsham (2pm).
What could be a defining spell of the season for Diss gets under way on Saturday with a crunch game at Mackenders.
Diss put in a brave effort in their re-arranged game at Amersham before sliding to a ninth straight defeat in London One North.
It was a difficult and ill-disciplined afternoon in London for a Diss side who were unable to build on an encouraging start.
Harleston Magpies Ladies will be bidding to maintain their promising start to the East Conference season on Saturday when they welcome Ipswich for an attractive derby match (1.30pm).
Diss succumbed to yet another home defeat and now find themselves isolated in the bottom three of London One North.
Harleston Magpies Ladies are away to Southgate on Saturday in their third East Conference match of the season (2pm).
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Diss went down to a brave defeat against one of the top sides in the league in Eton Manor.
Diss opened their London One North campaign with a difficult away fixture and suffered a heavy defeat.
The women’s national competition record at 100 miles was broken on Norfolk roads on Sunday.
Cranworth’s Adam Hatfield will not have far to travel this weekend as he defends his lead in the GT Cup GTH category on his home circuit of Snetterton.
Mulbarton closed the gap on leaders Harleston, who were without a game, to two points with a 4-0 win at Mattishall.
Dan Blackburn of VC Norwich and Luke Hirst of Ashtons Legal CC won the Diss Cycling Club’s time trial for teams of two, as well as being the only riders inside the hour for the 25 miles.
A tepid performance from Diss gave their visitors the confidence to dominate proceedings and seal their victory.
Harleston maintained their five-point lead at the summit of the Premier Division with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Hellesdon.
Harleston extended their Premier Division lead to eight points after a 4-2 home win over Bradenham.
The retention of 70 per cent possession in Saturday’s game should have given Diss some sort of reward for their endeavours.
The second big London Two North derby of the season takes place at Mackenders on Saturday, with Diss playing host to long-term rivals North Walsham (2.30pm).
Norwich secured a thoroughly deserved Norfolk Cup victory against Diss in conditions that called for a defined game plan and determined defensive strategy.
Years of quiet, efficient service to the Cyclists’ Touring Club in Norfolk were recognised by the award to Diss cyclist Tom Elkins of CTC Norfolk’s Service Shield.
A tough challenge in testing conditions proved too much for Diss in a match that was switched to Bancrofts Rugby Club.
Diss suffered a complete reality check at the weekend against a very well organised and determined Old Priorians side.
A performance of total dominance and authority saw Diss put two disappointing defeats behind them to record a third away win of the season.
Diss found Old Haberdashers in outstanding form and failed to respond completely to the challenge.
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