Fakenham travelled to Norwich for this EC2 North fixture in buoyant mood having had a run of nine unbeaten league games in a row. Norwich had been improving their performances and results recently under the coaching influence of ex-Fakenham player Mike Curry so the Fakenham squad was under no illusion this would be anything other than a tough fixture.
First blood went to Fakenham only 2 minutes into the game when Joe Bane-Young, the Fakenham captain, crossed the line after a swift and sure passing movement, the kick was converted by Lloyd Marshall (0-7). Fakenham were playing their rugby with freedom and expansive play and soon scored again through Thomas Bane-Young and again the conversion was good from Lloyd Marshall (0-14). The next twenty minutes saw Norwich force their way into the game and