Bury St Edmunds Rugby capped off their title winning season in style by sealing an unbeaten campaign with victory over relegated Rochford Hundred.
In an encounter Gavin Hogg’s side never looked like losing, Bury ran in 66 unanswered points as their power in the scrum and pace on the wings proved too much for the hosts.
Meanwhile, in the football, Bury Town’s hopes of a play-off place in Ryman League Premier Division are all but over after being held to a disappointing 2-2 draw at home by Margate
John Sands gave the hosts a 49th minute lead before two goals from Dean Poole gave the visitors the advantage with 10 minutes remaining. Adam Tann then grabbed an 85th minute equaliser but there wasn’t to be a winner as the sides settled for a share of the spoils.
Elsewhere, in the cricket Bury’s East Anglian Premier League campaign got off to a disappointing start with a 191 run defeat away at Vauxhall Mallards.
Chasing a total of 293, Bury could only manage 102 all-out with Adam Kizis top scoring with 39, as they crashed to defeat.
It was much the same story for Woolpit who couldn’t celebrate their first match at EAPL level with a win, as they slumped to a heavy 174 run defeat at home to Sudbury.
Chasing 236, Wool[it’s batsman did not last long, all falling for a woeful total of just 62, 23 of those runs coming from Andy Northcote.