Mikael Mandron scored twice as Colchester United continued their pre-season preparations with a five-nil win at Colwyn Bay.
Tom Lapslie, Aaron Collins and Frank Nouble were also on target in Wales.
There’s more pre-season action this afternoon.
Braintree Town face a big test – as Championship Ipswich come to Cressing Road.
Elsewhere Chelmsford City host Cambridge United – while Concord Rangers play a Colchester United under 23s side.
Essex have suffered a third T20 Blast defeat in four matches – going down at home to Glamorgan.
The away side chased 168 with two wickets to spare – leaving The Eagles 7th in the South Division.
Home comforts were the order of the evening once again for Lakeside Hammers.
Will Pottinger’s side bounced back from successive away defeats with a 51-39 win over Sheffield at Arena Essex in speedway’s Championship.