Acle take advantage of depleted programme

ANGLIAN COMBINATION: Only two games went ahead in the Premier Division - and Acle enhanced their claims as title contenders with a 2-1 win at home to fellow high-flyers Brandon Town.

Only two games went ahead in the Premier Division - and Acle enhanced their claims as title contenders with a 2-1 win at home to fellow high-flyers Brandon Town.

Nathan Thompson and Richard Fruin got the goals for Acle as they moved to within four points of leaders Hempnall, whose game with Cromer was one of three postponements in the division.

In the battle at the bottom, Hindringham edged out Watton 4-3.

Scott Gray scored twice for Hindringham, with Darren West and Jonathan Clipston also on target. Paul Nichols (2) and Kevin Bloomfield found the net for Watton.


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There were also only two games in Division One - and St Andrews took over at the top from Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves.

Alex Taylor was St Andrews' hero, netting the winner in a 1-0 win at home to Bungay.

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The other game saw Horsford draw 4-4 at home to Caister.

Scott McKinney netted twice for Horsford, with Leon Dawdry and Darren Nichols also scoring. But Nicky Crawley fired a hat-trick for Caister and Chris Salmon was also on the scoresheet.

In the Mummery Cup, Beccles Town eased past Stalham 3-1 in a third round clash.

Neil Hurren scored twice for Beccles and Kevin Waterman netted their other goal, while Daniel Tindall found the net for Stalham.

Dersingham Rovers are also through, 2-1 winners against Sheringham.

Billy Overton and Tim Kirby were the Dersingham scorers, with Chris Holmes replying for Sheringham.

Wymondham Town crashed out after a 2-1 defeat at home to Corton. David Ramsbottom got the hosts' goal, while Nathan Wilkinson was among the scorers for Corton.

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