Broom keep a grip on third spot

Barnham Broom consolidated their third place in the Premier Division of the Anaco Norfolk Summer Leagues with an emphatic 15-5 victory at Diss.

Ian Thompson and Simon Howling both won their matches in straight games against Adam Gretton and Dan Calver respectively, while Alan Soame won the third-string match against Joshua Auld 3-1.

However, Diss number one Neil Cross will have been pleased with his individual performance as he came from 2-1 down to record an excellent 15-8 6-15 9-15 15-4 15-8 victory over the former Norfolk champion Matthew Bolt.

Diss did pick up a further point as Barnham conceded the one game of doubles.

In Division One Cromer completed their third successive victory as they beat neighbouring North Norfolk 13-7, whileFakenham beat Oasis III 13-4 in Division Two.

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