It's just perfect for Runcton

North Runcton are the holders of the Alliance's only perfect record of four wins from four after they thrashed Vauxhall Mallards' second team in the Premier Division on Saturday.

North Runcton are the holders of the Alliance's only perfect record of four wins from four after they thrashed Vauxhall Mallards' second team in the Premier Division on Saturday.

Mallards were skittled out for 95 and Runcton lost just one wicket as they chased down that target.

But that victory was not enough to seize top spot from Downham Town, who had a winning draw at Topcroft.

Downham racked up an impressive 293 for six, but they could not bowl Topcroft out as the home side closed on 225 for eight.

Old Buckenham remain in content-ion at the top after beating Acle by 70 runs. Ian Harrison top scored with 46 as Buckenham posted 207 for eight and Acle were then bowled out for 137, Ben Mann claiming three for 28.

There was a low-scoring game at Brooke, where the hosts were bowled out by Beccles for 101.

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Beccles then lost six wickets - five of them to John Habershon - but eventually managed to pick up their first win of the season after three defeats.

Cromer hung on for a losing draw at Barton Turf against Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers.

Wanderers were all out for 175, with Peter Lambert hitting 40, and Cromer replied with 136 for nine.

Norwich stay top of Division One after dominating their winning draw at home to Mattishall.

The hosts made 260 for six, with half-centuries for Jason Blake (72) and Mark Tipping (59). Mattishall did not threaten to overhaul that steep target as they reached 132 for eight, Simon Key taking three for 25.

Lowestoft are second after an incredible finish to their game at home to Sprowston.

The hosts totalled 162 for seven, and Sprowston looked well set to challenge that when they reached 102 for four in the 37th over.

But they lost their last six wickets for seven runs in the next four overs, as Matt Reid took three wickets in an over. There were also three wickets apiece for Laurence De Coteau and Peter Sims as Sprowston were bowled out for 109.

Stow managed their first victory of the season with an 81-run success at home to Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway.

Ed Landymore fired 87 in Stow's 220 for four before the visitors were bowled out for 139, Peter Griffin claiming four for 42.

Saxlingham also chalked up their first victory with an exciting win at Diss.

Diss were all out for 165, Robert Tooke making 42, and Saxlingham passed that total with one wicket in hand, thanks largely to Oliver Brown's 68.

Saham Toney avoided defeat for the first time this year as they had a losing draw at Swardeston.

Gareth Sanders hit 64 and Peter Thomas made 43 in Swardeston's 207 all out, Ian Lovick returning figures of three for 40. Richard Dolding claimed three for 39 as Saham Toney struggled to 134 for seven in reply, Matt Thomas their top run scorer with 43.