Cup finalists decided

PUBLISHED: 11:47 14 February 2010 | UPDATED: 17:00 10 September 2010

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League

The finalists in two of the league cup competitions were decided with the semi-finals in both the Chequered Flag Primary League Cup and the Mervyn Lambert Plant Hire Pease League Cup being completed.

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League

The finalists in two of the league cup competitions were decided with the semi-finals in both the Chequered Flag Primary League Cup and the Mervyn Lambert Plant Hire Pease League Cup being completed.

In the Primary League Cup, Thetford Rovers Reserves made it to the final with a convincing 6-1 home win over West End. However, the other semi-final was much closer with it taking a penalty competition to separate Morley Village and Nostro after a 1-1 draw after extra-time. Morley came out on top, winning the penalty competition 4-2.

The Pease League Cup semi-finals also produced two home winners. Castle Acre Swifts reached their first ever final since joining the league with a 6-1 win over Bawdeswell while Hethersett Athletic beating Sporle 4-0.

There were some shock results in Division One with the two leaders both going down to away defeats. Dereham Town A were soundly beaten 6-0 at Cockers while Dickleburgh were on the wrong end of a 7-2 scoreline at Swaffham Town A. Bridgham United stay third after beating Cranworth 3-1. Rockland United secured three valuable points from a 4-3 home win over Shipdham while the other two matches ended in draws. Narborough and Gressenhall were goalless but bottom team Yaxham took a point from their 3-3 encounter with Hingham Athletic.

There were just two matches in Division Two. Tacolneston won by the only goal of the game at Shropham United and, as a result, go top of the table. At the other end of the table, Hingham Athletic Reserves and Necton Reserves drew 2-2 with Hingham waiting until the last minute to secure a valuable home point.

The Division Three leaders, Bradenham Wanderers Reserves were pushed all the way by lowly Wendling before taking the points with a 2-1 win. Northwold S&SC move up to third spot after beating Gressenhall Reserves 6-1 and Great Cressingham beat Shipdham Reserves 3-1.

The last 100 per cent in the league disappeared with the Division Four leaders Splitz United going down to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Stoke Ferry, a result which lifts Stoke Ferry to fourth. Thurton and Ashby in second place closed the gap on the leaders with a 5-1 win at Colkirk but third-placed Methwold Rovers lost by the odd goal of seven at home to Shropham United Reserves. Bottom club Beetley United secured their first win of the season with 4-2 home success over Scarning United and Breckland Wanderers won 4-3 at home to Rampant Horse.

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