Davies strike is enough to keep Town top

PUBLISHED: 08:55 15 September 2008 | UPDATED: 15:46 10 September 2010

ANGLIAN COMBINATION: Cromer Town maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier Division, despite Simon Durrant's first-half sending off against Hempnall, in fourth. The visitors took the lead after a goalless first half, Paul Franklin looping the ball over Aaron Osborne on 65 minutes, but Cromer beat the odds to equalise with 10 minutes remaining, with Liam Davies connecting with Cary's free kick to bury the ball in the corner.

Cromer Town maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier Division, despite Simon Durrant's first-half sending off against Hempnall, in fourth.

The visitors took the lead after a goalless first half, Paul Franklin looping the ball over Aaron Osborne on 65 minutes, but Cromer beat the odds to equalise with 10 minutes remaining, with Liam Davies connecting with Cary's free kick to bury the ball in the corner.

Loddon United were unable to take advantage of Cromer's first dropped points of the season, as Karl Fox and a brace of own goals gave Sheringham a 3-2 victory on their travels; Alex Brown and Chris Hancock scored for the home side.

Beccles Town moved up into second behind Cromer, as an Alan Remblance hat-trick helped them to a 4-3 victory at Acle United. Andy Woods also scored for Town, as Lewis Holdsworth, James Lacey and an own goal registered for United.

Strikes from Mark Andrews, Shane Whiley and David Matthews earned Sprowston Athletic a comfortable win at Wroxham Reserves to leave Athletic fifth; Adam Bellingham with the consolation, while Nelson Modeira and Adam Seal secured a 2-0 at home to AFC Norwich, who prop up the table.

Brandon Town are a place above Norwich after a 2-2 draw at Holt United. Shane Leach and John Waites cancelling out United goals from Jason Hawkins and Allan Gravenor, while Scott Gray bagged all four Hindringham goals in their 4-2 win at Blofield United, Simon Blower and Danny Brown with United's consolations.

Watton United's match with North Walsham Town was postponed due to problems with the pitch.

Division One leaders Horsford United suffered a similar fate to Cromer, losing their perfect start to the season with a 2-0 home defeat to Bungay Town.

Goals from Thomas Amis and Edward Collings lifted Town a place above Horsford, into fourth, while St Andrews took full advantage moving top of the fledgling table with a Matthew Pilgrim striker earning a 1-0 over Gayton United.

Corton are up into second after Alex Salmon and an own goal gave them a 2-0 win at Caister, and Mattishall were the day's biggest winners to leap into third.

Gary Harbour's brace, plus strikes from Duncan Hewitt, Ben King and Jason Knight gave the visitors a 5-1 win at Long Stratton, Kelvin Willimott in reply.

Scole United remain rooted to the bottom after a 3-1 defeat at Wymondham Town, but Stalham Town recorded their first points of the season with victory at Wells Town to a David Dockerty effort. Sole Bay also made progress with a 3-2 win over Attleborough.

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