On paper, Suffolk should have won both matches easily, as they outgraded opponents Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire by some margin.
Top Suffolk scorers were:
Shaun Munson 2
Rob Sanders 2
Nick Savage 1½
Ian Wallis 1½
Phil Hopkins 1½
Andrew Shephard 1½
Suffolk beat Hertfordshire 9½ - 6½ in the morning, and scraped home 8½ - 7½ against Bedfordshire in the afternoon. At one stage it appeared that Suffolk would lose the PM match, but last-to-finish Steve Gregory managed to eke out a win both for himself and the team.
Three counties - Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk - now have nine match points from their six matches. But Suffolk are third when game points are taken into consideration. The final matches on 8 March are crucial, with Suffolk facing Hertfordshire as well as current league leaders Cambridgeshire.
Suffolk are current Minor Counties Champions.