Final is all-Division One affair

PUBLISHED: 13:57 11 October 2009 | UPDATED: 16:35 10 September 2010

In the Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League the final of the Birds Sport & Outdoor Benevolent Cup this season will be an all-first division affair between Dickleburgh and Gressenhall.

In the Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League the final of the Birds Sport & Outdoor Benevolent Cup this season will be an all-first division affair between Dickleburgh and Gressenhall.

In the semi-finals on Saturday, Dickleburgh beat Hethersett Athletic 3-2 after extra-time and Gressenhall proved too strong for their second division opponents Thetford Rovers Reserves and ran out 4-1 winners.

After all their problems of last season, Cranworth have bounced back to their old form and are the new leaders of division one following their 3-2 home win over Hingham Athletic.

Dereham Town A are third after a 1-1 draw with Bridgham United while Narborough recorded their second win of the season with a 4-0 home victory over Yaxham. Cockers won by the only goal of the game at Swaffham Town A and Shipdham left Rockland United still looking for their first points of the season with a 3-2 home win.

In Division Two, Morley Village suffered their first defeat of the season going down 2-0 at Bunwell, a result which lifts the home side into third spot. Shropham United are fourth after beating Nostro 3-0 and Saham Toney Reserves are up to fifth after winning by the odd goal of five at Necton Reserves. In the other match, West End secured their first points with an only goal win at Hingham Athletic Reserves.

Castle Acre Swifts continue to lead division three after their 3-1 win at Wendling and Sporle stay second after leaving Great Cressingham in bottom place with no points on the wrong end of a 6-2 scoreline.

Bradenham Wanderers Reserves are third after winning 3-1 at Northwold S&SC and Bawdeswell are fourth following their 5-2 home win over Shipdham Reserves. Gressenhall Reserves picked up their first points of the campaign and moved out of bottom place as a result of their 5-2 win at Hindolveston.

Division Four leaders Splitz United maintained their 100 per cent record and increased their lead to six points with a 3-2 home win over Stoke Ferry and Thurton and Ashby moved up to second place on goal difference after running up the highest score of the day in beating bottom team Beetley United 12-1.

Also on nine points are Breckland Wanderers who beat Scarning United 3-0, Rampant Horse who netted five without reply from Shropham United Reserves and Narborough Reserves who were without a game. In the other match, Methwold Rovers won 3-2 at Colkirk.

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