Bayer and Pink Uns clinch championships

Ben Casey EVENING NEWS SUNDAY LEAGUE: Bayer FC and Wellington Pink Uns have good reason to celebrate after taking their respective league titles. Bayer's 4-1 win at Taverham United made certain of the 3B title whilst Wellington Pink Uns 6-1 victory at Sporting Longdale Res, coupled with Sprowston Royal Oak's 1-1 draw with Hockering meant the Dereham-based side became 4A champions.

Ben Casey

Bayer FC and Wellington Pink Uns have good reason to celebrate after taking their respective league titles. Bayer's 4-1 win at Taverham United made certain of the 3B title whilst Wellington Pink Uns 6-1 victory at Sporting Longdale Res, coupled with Sprowston Royal Oak's 1-1 draw with Hockering meant the Dereham-based side became 4A champions. Well done to both sides.

Premier Division leaders Quebec Rovers won 2-1 at Acle Rangers, whilst two late goals by Kay and Nixon saw AFC Wanderers come from behind to beat Norman Wanderers 2-1. Silver Fox drop to third after a goalless draw at home to Poringland, and Wymondham Rangers went down 3-0 at Marlborough. Dog House warmed up for tonight's Senior Cup Final appearance with a 3-0 victory at The Grove.

Division 1A will go right to the wire as the top two both won, Norwich Busmen 4-1 against Unthank Arms and North Walsham Town, 2-0 against Rose Valley. Town, with two games left are a point behind Busmen, who have one to play. Hellesdon Athletic beat Hainford YCOB 2-1, Jody Cork scoring for Hainford. Costessey Sports stay top of 1B after a 3-1 win at Norfolk CCSC and Earlham Utd produced a stirring comeback from two down to win 7-2 at Aylsham Sunday. Sprowston Wanderers beat Drayton by the only goal and are third whilst Prince of Denmark beat Haig FC 3-1.


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Reepham remain top of 2A after a 2-1 win at The Castlegate and goals by Miller, Jones and Docherty helped Aslacton to a 3-0 victory over The Griffen.

Norman Wanderers A thumped 15 without reply against 10-man Plasterers Arms and Spixworth Utd were 7-4 victors over Coachmakers Arms.

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Division 2B leaders Old Catton won by the only goal at PL Rangers as Horsford SC put a massive dent in St Faiths title hopes, beating them 2-0. Sprowston Rovers won 2-0 at Spixworth Sunday and Ribs of Beef overcame Poringland Res 3-1.

Division 3A leaders Stoke won their final game of the season, 3-1 against Sporting Longdale and must now await the outcome of second-placed Upton's final game to see who takes the title. Upton themselves won 4-0 (Armes, Moore, Ulph, Glen) against Heartsease Casuals. The Otter ensured third spot after a 5-1 win over Mad Moose, whilst Temple Bar beat The Reindeer 7-4. As already mentioned Bayer are 3B champions, but the battle for second place is still on. Taverham Utd and Sporting Farmhouse both missed the chance to close on second-placed Mischief, by losing their games 4-1 - Taverham against Bayer and Farmhouse against Hethersett Res.

Wymondham Res had a 3-2 home win over Moles Rest and Wilco Fast Fit won 5-1 at AFC Rompers. Well done to bottom side Aylsham Sunday Res who had a 3-0 home win over Dynamo Denmark.

With the top two in 4A decided, Dancing Farmers clinched third spot after a 5-1 (Harris-Wright 2, Spall, Smith and Brazell) win over Norwich Airport.

Hockering's 1-1 draw with Sprowston Royal Oak gives them fourth position, whilst a 5-0 win at Silver Fox Res means Kings Arms finish fifth. 4B champions Heartsease FC won 2-0 at Hethersett A and Maid Marian finished their season moving up to second spot after a 4-1 (Gardner, Wright, Parker, OG) victory over Wendene.

Freethorpe are well placed to take second place off them, as after a good 4-1 win over Earlham Utd they are level on points with Maid Marian but still have two games to play.

Finally Constitution had a 3-1 victory at Salhouse Rovers Res.

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