Cup winners Tacolneston beat champions Feltwell United before leaving Central and South Norfolk League
PUBLISHED: 17:48 08 May 2012
The Division One programme for the season was completed with Tacolneston following up their win in the Ambulance Cup final on Wednesday evening by beating league champions Feltwell United 3-2 in their last match in the league before departing for pastures new.
In the other match, Shropham United beat Bridgham United 3-1 also before leaving the league at the end of the season. In midweek, Morley Village had won emphatically at Northwold S&SC to make sure of the Division One runners-up spot.
Division Two champions Castle Acre Swifts finished their league fixtures with a 4-0 win at Hethersett Athletic to make certain of achieving the only unbeaten league record this season. Yaxham won 4-2 at home to West End and, as a result, move above North Elmham into second place. Four points from their last two matches will be enough to give them the runners-up spot. Thurton & Ashby beat Sporle by the odd goal of nine and the bottom two, Cockers and Saham Toney Reserves, took a point each from a 4-4 draw.
Bawdeswell led Division Three before kick-off but went down to their first league defeat of the season in losing 4-1 to Splitz United in their very last match and, as a result, have dropped out of the medal places. Scarning United won 4-0 at bottom team Narborough Reserves and go back to the top of the table and Mulbarton Wanderers Reserves stay second after completing their fixtures with a 7-3 win at Colkirk. Tugas United won 4-0 at home to Mattishall A and their match next Saturday at home to Scarning takes on great significance in terms of the eventual destination of the Divisional title.
Litcham clinched the Division Four title with a 2-1 at Tacolneston Reserves to mark a very successful debut season in the league. Shropham United Reserves won 4-2 at bottom team Methwold United to make sure of the fourth promotion place. Methwold Rovers Reserves beat Yaxham Reserves by the odd goal of three and Shipdham Reserves won 3-2 at home to Beetley United.