Debenham LC fell further away from the title challenge in the Thurlow Nunn First Division following a 3-0 defeat away at Haverhill Borough.
The result leaves the Hornets in sixth position, 13 points adrift of table-toppers Saffron Walden Town.
Elsewhere, Diss Rugby Club remain a point clear at the top of London Two North East despite not playing their match with Braintree.
The match was awarded as a walk-over to the Mackenders-based club to leave them narrowly ahead of rivals Chelmsford, who beat Old Cooperians 55-0, in the table.
In the Sky Bet Championship, Ipswich Town saw their promotion hopes dented after they suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to Reading.
Jamie Mackie struck the decisive blow after just 14 minutes to leave the Tractor Boys in fourth place, five points adrift of leaders Derby County.
Meanwhile, rivals Norwich City moved up to fifth with an impressive 3-0 victory away at Watford.
Lewis Grabban opened the scoring with a 65th minute penalty before Cameron Jerome doubled the tally just five minutes later.
Grabban added a third with 10 minutes remaining to wrap up victory.