A tough encounter was expected against a Diss side who always provide stern opposition and have not lost to Fakenham for several years.
Fakenham started positively and were playing with confidence, regularly breaking through the Diss defence and forcing an early penalty which Tom Bane Young converted. Fakenham were then obviously trying to avoid the complacency of last week so upped their intensity and their defensive aggression with Rory Singleton finding many gaps at the breakdown to either break through or steal the ball. Unfortunately this intensity led to a lack of discipline with Fakenham giving away far too many penalties which disrupted their patterns of play and well and truly kept Diss in the game but both side made handling errors at crucial phases in the attack having got themselves into good field position. Diss had many attemts at the Fakenham line but resolute defence kept