Kirkley and Pakefield made the short journey to Plantation Park, Blofield to play Norwich United and had to be content with a point after missing a second half penalty.
Last Saturday's derby saw Kirkley & Pakefield beat Gorleston for the third time this season, with a second half penalty sealing the win.
Kirkley and Pakefield lost in the league for only the fourth time this season in a match that was played in atrocious conditions.
Last Saturday's top of the table clash at Walmer Road saw the fourth placed Royals go down to only their third league defeat of the season to third placed Godmanchester.
Kirkley & Pakefield 1 Long Melford 0
Although last week's Friday night Thurlow Nunn Premier Division match at Walmer Road brought in a respectable attendance of 160 in miserable weather the match itself did not live up to expectations.