Norfolk derby ends in draw

Diss Town 0, Swaffham Town 0 Diss Town had already won twice, both at Shoemakers' Lane, against Swaffham this season. However, as both teams returned to action after a lengthy weather interruption - Diss last played on December 28 and Swaffham on December 12 - a goal-less draw meant that Diss had drawn seven of their ten league games played at Brewers Green Lane this season.

Diss Town 0, Swaffham Town 0

Diss Town had already won twice, both at Shoemakers' Lane, against Swaffham this season.

However, as both teams returned to action after a lengthy weather interruption - Diss last played on December 28 and Swaffham on December 12 - a goal-less draw meant that Diss had drawn seven of their ten league games played at Brewers Green Lane this season.

Diss had the greater share of the possession and created a few reasonable chances but lacked a cutting edge in attack.

Swaffham looked dangerous at corner kicks and free kicks, but in truth, neither side looked likely to score.

Mark Shadrack was high with his shot after a 19th minute Stuart Garner corner caused problems. Dan Wynne had a 28th minute shot cleared off the line after Xavier Huckle saw his low shot palmed away by Lee Brookes.

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Danny Paynter shot wide and Kyle Plumb had a shot held by Ally McAnally late in the first half as Swaffham had their best spell so far.

Brookes made a good diving save to his left to push away a quickly taken 52nd minute free kick from Jason Hunt but changes by both teams failed to change the pattern of the match. Garner was inches high with a fierce left foot shot after a fine 71st minute run and cross by Jake Burton.

Jordan Rocastle shot across the face of goal four minutes later from a very tight angle but Swaffham came close to snatching the points in the 77th minute when Garner cleared off the line from a Plumb header.

The save of the match came in the 85th minute when Brookes arched back to tip over a 30 yard Burton shot which seemed destined for the top corner.

Diss team: Ally McAnally, Rafel Szalek, Stuart Garner, Craig Skipp, Mark Shadrack, Jon Abbott, Xavier Huckle, Jake Burton, Dan Wynne, Jason Hunt, Sam Bryant.

Diss subs: Jordan Rocastle (for Abbott 72 mins), Peter Hooks (for Bryant 53 mins), Kirk Bardsley, Mark Camidge and Rob Taylor.

Attendance: 117.

Match Sponsor: Diss Town F C Directors.