JIMMY Holder’s Halstead were 6-0 winners against Downham Town as the Ridgeons League season got under way, while Hadleigh won, Cornard drew and Long Melford lost.
In cricket Sudbury drew away at bottom-of-the-table Norwich in a rain-shortened match while Halstead suffered a 190 run defeat at Clacton.
Wigan Athletic 1 Norwich City 1
Ipswich Town 0 Hull City 1
Hadleigh United 2 Great Yarmouth Town 1
Halstead Town 6 Downham Town 0
Long Melford 1 Thetford Town 3
Swaffham Town 1 Cornard United 1
Tuesday fixtures (7.45pm):
Hadleigh United v Brantham Athletic
Cambridge University Press v Halstead Town
Stowmarket Town v Long Melford
*FOR a full round-up of results, including match action, reaction and previews for the week ahead, see Thursday’s Suffolk Free Press.