Weekend round-up: Sudbury whitewash Ipswich to go second, while Bury and Diss suffer defeats

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Sudbury whitewashed Ipswich 45-0 to climb into second in London League Two North East, as Diss slipped to a surprise defeat at Cantabrigian.

Harry Maile. Chris Whybrow, Shaun Smith and Pete Dedross were among the try scorers for Sudbury, who it was announced will see their head coach Graham Richards leave the club at the end of the season.

Elsewhere, Bury St Edmunds slipped to a fourth straight defeat in National League Two South, while Stowmarket and Thetford claimed victories and Ely and Newmarket both tasted defeat.

RUGBY RESULTS

NATIONAL LEAGUE TWO SOUTH

Bury St Edmunds 24, Taunton Titans 34.

LONDON TWO NORTH EAST

Sudbury 45, Ipswich 0; Cantabrigian 19, Diss 5.

LONDON THREE NORTH EAST

Stowmarket 34, West Norfolk 5.

GREENE KING EASTERN COUNTIES LEAGUE

Division One: Ely 11, Wisbech 17; Swaffham 22, Newmarket 0; Thurston 14, Thetford 27.

Division Two North: Diss Saracens 8, Dereham 53.

Division Two South: Hadleigh 93, Aldeburgh & Thorpeness 10; Harwich & Dovercourt 102, Stowmarket II 0; Ipswich Magpies 44, Sudbury Talbots 0.

Division Two West: Bury Wolves 71, Mildenhall Red Lodge 0; Saffron Walden II 14, Ely II 5; Shelford III 51, Haverhill & District 19.