Dickleborough close in on title

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk LeagueDickleburgh have gone three points clear at the top of Division One after beating bottom team Yaxham 12-0.

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League

Dickleburgh have gone three points clear at the top of Division One after beating bottom team Yaxham 12-0.

And as a result of second-placed Bridgham United being beaten 2-1 at home by Swaffham Town A, Dickleburgh now need just four points from their remaining three games to make sure of the league championship for the first time in 21 years.

Cockers beat Narborough 3-0 while Gressenhall ran out 3-2 winners against Shipdham.

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The Division Two leaders Tacolneston got back to winning ways with a 4-0 success at Hingham Athletic Reserves while Morley Village in second place dropped two valuable points in being held to a 2-2 draw at Saham Toney Reserves, who have now finished their fixtures and will end the season in bottom place.

Bunwell beat Necton Reserves 4-1 at home to cement their hold on fourth place and Wymondham Town A won by the odd goal of three at Nostro and move above their hosts as a result.

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Division Three leaders Bradenham Wanderers Reserves took a massive step in their quest for the divisional title by beating Northwold S&SC 3-1 at home. They now just need five points from their remaining three fixtures to make sure of the championship.

Hethersett Athletic are up to second in place of Castle Acre Swifts after beating them 2-1, and Northwold S&SC have dropped to fourth. Bawdeswell are fifth after beating bottom team Hindolveston 4-1. Sporle won 6-0 at Shipdham Reserves and Wendling and Great Cressingham shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw.

Thurton & Ashby are the new leaders on goal difference in Division Four after winning 7-0 at Beetley United. Former leaders Splitz United won 4-1 at Breckland Wanderers in the neck and neck race for the divisional title which could go right to the final day of the season.

In the other match, third-placed Methwold Rovers were held to a goalless draw by Narborough Reserves and may come to rue the many chances they failed to take.

In the last group matches in the Fen Regis Invitation Shield, Hingham Athletic beat Rockland United 6-0 in Group A to make sure of winning the group and claiming their place in the semi-finals. In Group B, Gressenhall Reserves and Rampant Horse drew 1-1.

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