Bury St Edmunds conceded a last gasp try to lose 34-33 at Canterbury, while Diss and Sudbury boosted their promotion hopes with victories.
Tries from Josh Walker, Mat Hema (two), Will Affleck and Dave Micklethwaite gave Bury a 33-17 lead, but a late try from Harry Sayers handed Canterbury the win at the death.
Diss bounced back from their defeat to title rivals Saffron Walden with a 25-17 win over South Woodham Ferrers, while Sudbury eased to a 50-18 triumph at Holt.
NATIONAL LEAGUE TWO SOUTH
Canterbury 34, Bury St Edmunds 33.
LONDON TWO NORTH EAST
Holt 18, Sudbury 50; Diss 25, South Woodham Ferrers 17.
LONDON THREE NORTH EAST
Beccles 17, Stowmarket 29.
GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE
Division One: Crusaders 10, Ely 11; Mersea Island 17, Thurston 18; Newmarket 5, Wymondham 40; Thetford 32, Swaffham 5.
Division Two South: Felixstowe 3, Hadleigh 60; Stowmarket II 0, Colchester III 17; Sudbury Talbots 7, Harwich & Dovercourt 31.