GALLERY: Ipswich 52 Braintree 12

Ipswich Rugby Club took on Braintree. Kingsley Joslin.

Ipswich Rugby Club took on Braintree. Kingsley Joslin. - Credit: Archant

Ipswich Rugby Club saw off the challenge of Essex outfit Braintree at Humber Doucy Lane on Saturday.

Ipswich led 45-5 by half-time but Braintree put up good resistance in the second half to restrict their hosts to just seven points.

Ipswich lead London 2 North by two points from Saffron Walden, while Braintree are fourth from bottom.

For a full report see tomorrow’s Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times.