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Diss title race goes to the wire

Adam WIlliamson
Williamson kicks one of his three conversions in the win over Ruislip

Diss cut Satines' lead at the top of National League Two North to just one point with a 31-8 victory against Ruislip on Saturday.

Staines were beaten 15-9 at Chingford, leaving them with the slim advantage over Diss ahead of next weekend's meeting between the sides.

Diss captain Adam Williamson told BBC Radio Norfolk: "We haven't ruled out winning the league.

"With two games to go, Staines are there to be knocked down."

Diss and Staines have been vying for the top spot for most of this season, and Williamson admitted that the Surrey team are in poll position.

"We've had the challenge virtually all season trying to chase them," said Williamson.

"Teams are always wanting to knock us, so we've got to go there with that attitude and go and turn them over next week."

Diss, were promoted to London Two after winning every one of their games last season and Williamson said their success is down to a good balance in the squad.

"There's no individuals, we've got a collective team now and the nucleus has been together for a lot of years.

"A few new faces came in this season, youngsters and a couple of seniors, but we've got a good balance.

There's a good atmosphere in the changing room, and we're all heading in the right direction," he added.

Staines won the previous meeting between the two sides 15-9 at Mackenders in December, the last time Diss tasted defeat.



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