Two goals in the final six minutes saw Gorleston snatch a point at the New Croft.
After five defeats in a row Gorleston bounced back to do the double over neighbours Great Yarmouth Town at Emerald Park on Monday.
Gorleston’s end of season slump continued on Saturday – but it was an improved performance on recent weeks.
Gorleston suffered their fourth defeat in a row, with their end of season form threatening to take the gloss off what has been a fine season.
Gorleston’s longest trip of the season proved fruitless as they suffered their third away defeat in a row.
Gorleston’s slim chance of winning the title are now mathematically over after Tuesday’s home defeat against champions-elect Mildenhall.
Gorleston may have lost to two late goals at Mildenhall, but their destiny is still in their own hands.
Gorleston kept up the pressure on the top two with a good three points at struggling Clacton on Saturday.
Gorleston suffered their first home league defeat of the season against a stubborn Brantham on a frustrating night at Emerald Park.
Gorleston missed a chance to close the gap on leaders Mildenhall with a lacklustre performance and a 2-1 defeat at Ely on Saturday.
A hard-working performance was enough to give Gorleston another three points and close the gap on leaders Mildenhall.
max temp: 22°C
min temp: 13°C
Enjoy the Great Yarmouth Mercury e-edition today