Weekend Rugby round-up: Sudbury boost promotion hopes with whitewash win, while Diss and Newmarket taste defeat
Sudbury Rugby Club boosted their promotion hopes with a whitewash 55-0 victory over Basildon, while Diss, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket all lost.
Tom Summers scored a hat-trick of tries, with Harry Maile (two), Sam Maile, Shaun Smith, Justin Burton and Henry Cowling also crossing the line in a comfortable victory at Whittome Field.
It was a fourth win in a row for Graham Richards’ side and it takes them now to within three points of second place Diss, who were beaten 26-0 at title rivals Saffron Walden.
NATIONAL LEAGUE TWO SOUTH
Bury St Edmunds 12, Old Albanian 31.
LONDON TWO NORTH EAST
Sudbury 55, Basildon 0; Saffron Walden 26, Diss 0.
LONDON THREE NORTH EAST
Lowestoft & Yarmouth v Stowmarket pp.
GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE
Division One: Crusaders 39, Newmarket 0; Ely 48, Ipswich YM 5; Wymondham 27, Thetford 14; Thurston v Woodbridge pp.
Division Two South: Mistley 12, Hadleigh 11.
Division Two North: Diss Saracens 55, Wymondham II 6.