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Firsts cheer Diss A to vital win

PUBLISHED: 12:15 20 July 2009 | UPDATED: 11:09 12 July 2010

The Diss v North Runcton match in the Alliance Premier Division was abandoned on Saturday.

Despite the best efforts of willing volunteers trying to prepare a pitch for the home match against North Runcton the weather won in the end and the game had to be cancelled.

Tim Courridge starred with bat and ball as Diss A boosted their survival hopes in Division Five with a 119-run win at fellow strugglers Topcroft A.

Courridge made 111 as Diss piled on the runs, and then bagged four for 33 to help his side to a crucial victory.

The game was umpired with great professionalism by Simon Cooper.

This week will be a real test for Diss first team who are away to unbeaten to runaway league leaders Downham.

The Diss versus North Runcton match in the Alliance Premier Division was abandoned on Saturday.

Despite the best efforts of willing volunteers trying to prepare a pitch for the home match against North Runcton the weather won in the end and the game had to be cancelled.

As a result of this each team was awarded five points. This meant that Diss who had been in a well-deserved fourth place in the league dropped to fifth place overtaken by rivals Brooke who got in a game with an easy victory and 20 points.

The A-team match with Topcroft went ahead and, in a nice touch, the entire first team travelled to Topcroft to cheer their club-mates to victory.


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