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Diss held in bottom of the table clash with rivals

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Diss Town were held to a second successive 1-1 draw as they claimed a share of the spoils against rivals Ely City in a battle between the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division’s two bottom sides.

With both sides already relegated, it was visiting City who broke the deadlock through Alex Knowles only for the home side to clinch a draw through substitute Callum Olpin.

In the First Division, Debenham LC halted a three-game winless run with a comprehensive 3-0 success away at Great Yarmouth Town.

A Sam Quinton double was added to by Ben Golding to wrap up the points and leave the Hornets eighth in the table.

Elsewhere, Diss Cricket Club (248-7) warmed up for the new season in style with a 58-run friendly win over Acle (190-8).

Ipswich Town remained in the final Sky Bet Championship play-off position following a 1-1 draw with rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers.

A Richard Stearman own goal had the Tractor Boys in front after 21 minutes but Benik Afobe snatched a share of the spoils for the home side with an equaliser five minutes after half-time.

Meanwhile, rivals Norwich City dropped out of the automatic promotion places following a 1-0 defeat at home to Middlesborough.

An Alex Tettey own goal after just eight minutes proved decisive to send the visitors to the top of the table and leave the Canaries in fourth position with three games remaining.

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