Holt secured a place in the final of the Norfolk Intermediate Cup with a reasonably comfortable win over a solid and determined Crusaders team.
It took a last minute try from Colchester to finally silence North Walsham and their 100 or so noisy supporters in this fiercely competitive encounter.
Norfolk took home the Tri-Counties Championship trophy after a thrilling 19-19 draw against Cambridgeshire at Ely on Wednesday evening.
West Norfolk maintained their challenge at the top of the table when they beat Southwold 41-19 at Gatehouse Lane.
North Walsham take part in what is effectively a battle for a play-off place at the end of the season on Saturday when they travel to Colchester.
Norfolk take on Cambridgeshire at Ely this Wednesday evening (7.45pm) to determine who will lift the Eastern Counties Tri-Counties Cup.
North Walsham kept up the pressure on the top two by running in 12 tries, six in each half, to overwhelm lowly Ruislip.
Wymondham remain snapping at the heels of leaders Holt after turning in a strong home performance to beat Wisbech 46-14.
Norwich produced a strong performance at third-placed Stowmarket to record a fourth straight win in London 2NE.
Following last weekend’s outstanding victory against Luton, Diss returned to reality with a thumping defeat in Essex.
Beccles secured the title with a clinical 55-12 win at Wymondham II.
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