Hoping to increase their 8 game run without a loss, Fakenham were at home to Holt 2nd who were determined to avenge their home game loss to Fakenham earlier in the season.
The game was preceded by a lunch sponsored by AOT Engineering of Fakenham, present to present the match ball were partners Richard Palmer and Kevin Anthony.
Fakenham were without the services of a number of regular players but with Tom Bane-Young and Lloyd Marshall both absent (both regular place and positional kickers) it was probable that the game would be harder to control than others of recent time. Immediately before the start there was a minute's applause in memory of Craig Prior who died almost a year ago. From the kick off it was soon apparent that this was likely to develop into a dour affair with no noticeable domination from either side as attacks from both sides were met with good defense from the opposition, the game going from