In a critical game in the race for promotion Holt edged past Ely 30-28 - but, in an enthralling match, the result was in doubt right up to the final whistle.
It took a last minute try from Colchester to finally silence North Walsham and their 100 or so noisy supporters in this fiercely competitive encounter.
North Walsham take part in what is effectively a battle for a play-off place at the end of the season on Saturday when they travel to Colchester.
North Walsham kept up the pressure on the top two by running in 12 tries, six in each half, to overwhelm lowly Ruislip.
Having started the New Year with a five point win at Sudbury, consolidating their third place in London One North, North Walsham take on strugglers Ruislip at Scottow on Saturday (3pm).
There was individual and team gold success for North Norfolk Harriers at the County Cross Country Championships in Thetford at the weekend.
There was a big shock in London 3EC when leaders Holt were beaten at bottom side Ipswich YM after letting a big lead slip in the closing stages.
North Walsham overcame a well-drilled Sudbury side by four tries to two in an evenly-contested match at Whittome Field.
With the Christmas and New Year break over North Walsham resume their effort to get into the play-off place in London One North with a visit to Sudbury on Saturday.
Mundesley Golf Club will have a husband and wife team of captains at the helm this year.
A crowd of over 500 gathered at High Kelling for the traditional Boxing Day fixture between Holt first XV and a team chosen by the club president Paul Williams.
On a bitterly cold day at Bridge Road Holt secured another bonus point win to maintain their position at the top of the league.
North Walsham ran in 11 tries to record a comprehensive derby win in miserable conditions at Scottow.
Saturday will be one of those days that supporters of local rugby relish, with the county’s two highest ranked clubs, North Walsham and Diss, locking horns at Scottow (3pm).
A recruitment drive at a Norfolk golf club is literally paying off for members.
North Walsham came through a tough challenge in London with a bonus point win to remain just three points behind third-placed Colchester in London 1N.
North Walsham will be heading into the unknown this weekend – as they face a team playing at London 1N level for the first time.
North Walsham will be looking to build on last weekend’s hard-fought win at Amersham and Chiltern when they entertain Southend Saxons in their latest London 1N fixture.
Buoyed by an outstanding performance against a resurgent Old Haberdashers last weekend North Walsham head to Buckinghamshire on Saturday to take on Amersham & Chiltern.
North Walsham maintained their outstanding form with this polished performance against a side just three points behind them.
Holt had won their previous seven games and started as the clear favourites against a team enjoying a mixed season.
North Walsham return to action in London One North after a weekend off when they welcome Old Haberdashers to Scottow on Saturday (3).
Over 850 Year Seven students from north Norfolk have been trying out rugby this term, the majority for the first time.
Primary school pupils in north Norfolk have been getting a taste of golf in their sports lessons.
North Walsham gave a good account of themselves in this top of the table encounter before the hosts scored four second half tries to secure the win.
A fine performance that produced an excellent win over close rivals Eton Manor propelled North Walsham into second place in the London One North table last week.
North Walsham overcame close rivals Eton Manor by six tries to one to move to second in London One North.
Even with just under a third of the season completed there is a clear pecking order developing in London One North.
North Walsham got their third bonus point away win from three, and six from seven overall, with a well deserved victory in the Bedfordshire sunshine.
North Walsham return to action in London 1N tomorrow after a weekend off when they travel to Luton.
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