Defending champions up to second

PUBLISHED: 15:06 16 October 2011

Defending champions Bridgham United are up to second place in Division One after beating Tacolneston 5-0 at home.

League leaders Dereham Town A dropped two points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Morley Village and the last unbeaten record in the division was lost as Feltwell United went down to a 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Gressenhall. As a result, Northwold S&SC are up to third place despite being held to a 2-2 draw at Rockland United.

Shipdham were 2-0 home winners over Thetford Rovers Reserves and a youthful Swaffham Town A team got the better of Shropham United, winning 3-1.

There was only one match in Division Two where Hethersett Athletic beat Methwold Rovers 5-2 and move above them in the table as a result.

In Division Three Mulbarton Wanderers Reserves ran up the highest score of the day by inflicting an 11-0 defeat on Narborough Reserves and have closed the gap on the leaders, Scarning United to just one point.

Rampant Horse in third place dropped two points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Hingham Athletic Reserves and Bawdeswell remain fourth after their 4-0 home win over Rockland United Reserves.

Mattishall A are fifth after beating Great Cressingham 3-0 at home and Marham Wanderers are sixth after an odd goal of five win over Stoke Ferry.

Division Four leaders North Elmham Reserves lost 2-1 at Watton United A and Yaxham Reserves have moved up to third place after beating Shipdham Reserves 2-1 at home.

Dereham Cockers United continued their recent good run with a 3-1 victory at Castle Acre Swifts Reserves, Walsingham United picked up three more points as a result of their 2-0 win at bottom team Methwold United and Methwold Rovers Reserves ran out 6-0 winners on their visit to Nostro Reserves.

In the second round of the Norfolk Primary Cup, there were several good results for teams from the league. Sporle beat Mundesley 4-1, Yaxham netted ten at Filby & Runham and Nostro went two better in their 12-1 home win over East Ruston Reserves.

Castle Acre Swifts won by the odd goal of three at Heacham Reserves and Cockers did likewise at Lynn Napier Reserves. Shropham United Reserves won 3-2 at Erpingham United while Scarning United ran out 5-2 home winners over Flitcham & Hillington.

Three teams had 3-1 away wins – Wendling beat Lynn Retreat, Thurton & Ashby won at Riverside and Colkirk defeated South Walsham Reserves. Splitz United will have to replay next week after drawing 3-3 with Trunch.

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