Weekend round-up: Bury Town win Suffolk derby at Lowestoft Town

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Bury Town produced a memorable second-half comeback to defeat Lowestoft Town at Crown Meadow.

Jake Reed gave the hosts a slender lead on the stroke of half-time before goals from Russell Short, Tom Bullard and Liam Wales sealed the points for Richard Wilkins’ side.

Needham Market’s Ryman League Division One North fixture with Soham Town Rangers was postponed following a pitch inspection at Bloomfields.

Thetford Town secured their first home league win of the season with a 2-1 result against mid-table Stanway Rovers.

Bruno Tavares and Sam Bryant scored the goals for the Brecklanders that moved them up to 16th in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division.

Walsham-le-Willows fell to a 4-2 home defeat against Godmanchester Rovers at Summer Road after going 1-0 up inside the first minute.

Jack Brame’s 18th goal of the season was followed by three first-half strikes from Goddy, who then wrapped up the points to move back into second in the Thurlow Nunn Premier.

Team Bury moved into the top half of the Thurlow Nunn League First Division with a 7-1 thrashing of March Town United at Ram Meadow.

Jonathan Anselmi scored a hat-trick for the young Blues while there were also two goals for Will Brown and one each from Ross Bailey and Justin Crissell.

Stowmarket Town’s Thurlow Nunn First Division home fixture with Needham Market Reserves was postponed earlier in the week following the call-up for several of the Needham players into the Suffolk Under-18s county squad.

Meanwhile in the rugby, Bury St Edmunds made a 130-mile journey to Basingstoke worthwhile with a 20-13 win in SSE National Three London and South East.

In the Barclays Premier League, Ryan Bennett’s header three minutes from time ensured a much-needed 1-0 win for Norwich City against Hull City at Carrow Road.

Ipswich Town’s poor run continued with a 1-0 away defeat at Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship.