Blofield rise after goal blitz

North Walsham consolidated their lead at the top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division with a 3-2 win over mid-table Loddon. Alex Fitzgerald, Anthony Davies and David Hinton scored for the Angels with James Majoribanks and Richard Greenhalf replying.

North Walsham consolidated their lead at the top of the Anglian Combination Premier Division with a 3-2 win over mid-table Loddon. Alex Fitzgerald, Anthony Davies and David Hinton scored for the Angels with James Majoribanks and Richard Greenhalf replying.

Still in second are Beccles Town who, although six points behind, have two games in hand. An Alex Holmes hat-trick saw them beat St Andrews 3-1 (Ben Jervis).

Brandon and Blofield both leapfrogged Cromer, who could only draw, to third and fourth place respectively. Brandon beat Mattishall 2-1 with Roy Bland and John Waites netting as well as Richard Brett.

Blofield hit goal form, beating Sprowston Athletic 6-2. United's scorers were Danny McKail (2), Greg Murphy, Danny Brown, Paul Warman and Neil Bryant, with Jason Armes and Jody Cork also on the scoresheet.


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Cromer drop to fifth in the table after drawing 2-2 in a derby game at lowly Sheringham. Darren Terrington scored twice for the Crabs with Andrew Gleave and Dan Cantley the Shannocks' scorers.

Hempnall have Robert Browne and Greg Devlin to thank for their 2-1 win over Acle (Dean Crosbie).

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Dersingham Rovers visited Spixworth and won with the only goal of the game from Luke Byles.

Wroxham Reserves, playing on the same day their first team won the FA Vase tie, proved too strong for hosts Watton, putting six goals past them with no reply.

Scoring for the Yachtsmen were Oliver King, with a hat-trick, Ross Durrant, James Bulman and Colin Wines to wrap up a great day for the Trafford Park club.

Results in Division One saw Holt lose to Long Stratton 1-0, Horsford beaten by Corton by the same scoreline, Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves beat Stalham 3-0 and Poringland get the better of Scole 4-2, including a Matthew Elwin brace.

Reepham lost 2-0 to Norwich St Johns, Sole Bay hit just one as Caister went nap, Wells were 4-0 winners over Hindringham, including two by Craig East, while Wymondham and Bungay shared four goals.

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