Norwich Union scored a late converted try to secure a dramatic 38-38 draw at Norwich Medics in Eastern Counties 1N.
Diss put in a brave effort in their re-arranged game at Amersham before sliding to a ninth straight defeat in London One North.
Diss return to Amersham and Chiltern for the second time in three weeks on Saturday following the postponement of the original match due to serious traffic issues.
Crusaders Under 18s take on Ampthill in the National Cup on Sunday as the club’s women’s section goes from strength to strength.
North Walsham gave a good account of themselves in this top of the table encounter before the hosts scored four second half tries to secure the win.
Southwold were well beaten by a Basildon side who hadn’t picked up a single point all season before the weekend.
It was a difficult and ill-disciplined afternoon in London for a Diss side who were unable to build on an encouraging start.
This was a game which the respective league positions of the two sides indicated would be close - and so it proved.
A fine performance that produced an excellent win over close rivals Eton Manor propelled North Walsham into second place in the London One North table last week.
Diss continue their search for a first win of the season in London One North when they make the long journey to London to take on HAC.
Norwich travel to Romford and Gidea Park on Saturday for what is sure to be a very tough encounter.
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