A weekend off should have done wonders for North Walsham who struggled to get a toe-hold in their previous game at Old Haberdashers, with players carrying injuries and in one case a chest infection.
Following the disappointment of the cancellation of their Norfolk Cup semi-final against Diss North Walsham return to action in London 1N on Saturday with a home game against Luton.
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).
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.
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).
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.
North Walsham beat Amersham for the first time in five attempts, with both sides scoring three tries in a tight encounter.
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.
Even with just under a third of the season completed there is a clear pecking order developing in London One North.
North Walsham return to action in London 1N tomorrow after a weekend off when they travel to Luton.
North Walsham will be looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they entertain Old Priorians in London 1N on Saturday.
North Walsham lost their unbeaten status in London One North to fellow high-flyers Colchester in a full blooded contest, going down by three tries to two.
Having started the season with four straight wins, collecting maximum bonus points along the way, North Walsham face their toughest opposition so far on Saturday when table-toppers Colchester visit Scottow.
North Walsham have gone for continuity and appointed Johnny Marsters as Head of Rugby.
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