Weekend roundup: Bury Town slip to third successive defeat

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Bury Town slipped up to a third successive Ryman League Premier Division defeat as they went down 2-1 at home to Peacehaven and Telscombe.

Connor Hall cancelled out James Fraser’s eighth minute opener but the home side were to denied a point as Sami El-Abd struck what proved to be the winner in the 24th minute.

Needham Market safely sealed their place in the FA Cup third qualifying round following a comfortable 5-2 success over London Tigers.

A Ryan Crisp brace was added to with further goals from Sam Newson and Howell brothers Ace and Lamell to secure progression for Mark Morsley’s men.

In the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, Walsham-le-Willows clinched a 1-0 win over FC Clacton, Mildenahll Town secured a share of the spoils in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Whitton United while Thetford Town slumped to 4-0 defeat to Brantham Athletic.

In the First Division, Team Bury slipped to a 3-1 defeat away at March Town United.

Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club bounced back to winning ways in National League Three London and South East as they cruised to a 26-7 success over Tring.

n Ipswich Town made it four straight wins and occupy fifth place after Wolvehampton Wanderers leapfrogged them on Sunday, after the Tractorboys recorded a 2-0 home victory over Rotherham United.

Early goals from front pair Daryl Murphy and David McGoldrick proved enough to seal all three points for Mick McCarthy’s side.