Evening News Sunday League round-up
Reigning champions Marlborough started the game against old rivals Dog House on the front foot and scored all their goals in the first 35 minutes.
By Ben Casey
Reigning champions Marlborough started the game against old rivals Dog House on the front foot and scored all their goals in the first 35 minutes. Leon Brock (2) and Ben Whelham the scorers. The visitors only reply came in the second half through James Pipe. An entertaining game at Poringland saw the home side score three times through Dale Simpson, Dave Munro and Vaughan Stevenson. The Grove's reply coming from Lloyd Greening. A Quebec side , hit by suspensions and players unavailable went down 2-1 at league newcomers The Silver Fox. Lewis Brock and Dale Rayner scored for the home side whilst Richard Brett replied for Quebec. Last seasons 1B champions Wymondham Rangers got off to a flier winning 6-1 at home to Salhouse Rovers J. Speller (2) D. Whitman, J. Wells , R Brown and J Mc Cloy the men on target.. The divisions third newcomer Acle Rangers started off with a 3-1 victory over a weakened AFC Wanderers, whose goal came from Aaron Kay.
A good contest in Division 1A saw Windmill Wanderers score three times (L. Warnes (2), and K. Carter) against Unthank Arms for whom J. Sandle scored twice. North Walsham's Alex Kimber scored the only goal of the game as they beat Norman Wanderers Res 1-0, whilst goals by M. Makuve and J. Taylor gave Norwich Ceyms a 2-0 win at Norwich Busmen. Hellesdon found themselves five goals down at half time when they visited Rose Valley. A spirited comeback saw them pull four goals back but it was not enough as the home side scored again. M Ray (3) K Walker, D Howes and K Hume scored for Valley, whilst M Dye (3) and D Shafiyan scored for Hellesdon. In 1B, Sprowston Wanderers scored three, A Moffat, B Watkins and M Hodgkinson, without reply at Haig FC and Norfolk CCSC started life well in 1B, winning 5-0 at Drayton. S Halton (2) C Hoy, C McClellan and D Asker with his first touch for the club. Costessey Sports felt unlucky to lose at Aylsham Sunday by the only goal which was scored for the home side by A Adams. Chris Holmes scored five times as Prince of Denmark won 8-2 at Manor Park. R Drake (2) and D Guymer also scored. D Childerhouse (4) and S West (3) were the main scorers as Earlham Utd hammered Hillside OB 11-0. W Wordley, L Brown C Ward and S Allen also hit the target. Goals by M Hawkins, P Skiggs and L Warr helped Unicorns Res to a 3-1 win over Mattishall YCOB.
In 2A, Norman Wanderers “A” felt a draw was a fair result in their game at Castlegate. Clive Riches scored for Normans. Aslacton made the long trip to Reepham Town worthwhile by winning 5-2. L Miller helped himself to a hat trick whilst J Smith and S Moss also scored. R Dodd and J page replied for the home side. Chris Collins also scored a hat trick as Green Man won 3-0 at Coachmakers Arms. Yet another treble in 2A was scored by Osa Odeh as The Griffen beat the Plasterers Arms 5-0, whilst Deopham was the place to be for goals, as the home side went down 6-5 to Acle Wanderers. More trebles again as Dan Blewitt and Adam Catchpole helped the visitors into a 6-1 lead, Deopham then fought back but fell just short. Vale Longo and Spixworth United shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. S Bird and L. Welland scored for United with Jatinder Dhaliwal replying for the home side. S Guyton scored for Sprowston Rovers in a 1-1 draw with Poringland Res, whose goal was scored by S Purling. Thorpe Rovers scored twice at Ribs of Beef through D Miller and N Westgate, but unfortunately the home side replied with eleven goals of their own, nine coming in the second half. Oliver Bennison helped himself to five goals. St Faiths started life in a higher division with a 5-2 win over neighbours Horsford SC. Allan Kennedy hit the target four times and Will Abbs twice for the home side. Old Catton hit eight at Costessey Res, J Jefferson (3) B Potter (2) M Freeman (2) and M Hearny the scorers. PL Rangers felt bad defensive errors let them down as they went down 2-1 to Spixworth Sunday. J Rocastle scored for Rangers whilst L Askew and T Chamberlain netted for the home side. M Goulder scored twice for The Gordon but his side went down 4-2 at home to Acle Rangers Res.
Dereham Wanderers started life in 3A with a 5-3 victory over DCS Rapid. T Rudder scored a hat trick for the home side who raced into a 3-0 lead before goals by S Rudder and N Williamson's long range effort put the visitors back in the game. Wanderers then added further goals whilst D Lintelo scored a third for DCS. Both sides reported a good contest as Upton won 3-1 at home to The Reindeer. P Hunnybun (2) and an own goal for Upton with N Savage scoring for the visitors. N Lawrence and substitute S Mathieson scored for Temple Bar as they beat Bystanders (Bestway Taxis) 2-1. T Everson scored for Bystanders. Despite taking an early lead Mad Moose went down 3-1 at Newsman Celtic for whom R Powell, D Whitworth and C Bailey found the target. Daniel Mace scored for Heartsease Casuals as they drew 1-1 with The Otter and Stoke FC were pleased with their performance although they went down 3-1 to Sporting Longdale. In 3B Dynamo Denmark and Mischief Tavern fought out a goalless draw. A Richard Martin goal was not enough for Wilco Fast Fit as they went down 2-1 to Taverham United for whom D Kalanesan and substitute K Paulin scored. Wymondham Rangers scored three second half goals, R Olah (2) and A Overton to beat AFC Rompers 3-2. Rompers goals coming from S Drake and B Carver. Moles Rest praised their sporting opponents Aylsham Sunday Res as they scored eleven times. G Walsh helped himself to six goals whilst others came from S Edwards (3) D Bruce (2) and R Clarke. Goals by D Ashford and G Gordon (2) helped Sporting Farmhouse to a 3-1 win over Bayer FC, whilst Unicorns Res and Hethersett Res battled out a 3-3 draw.
In 4A league newcomers Sprowston Royal Oak got off to a great start, scoring nine without reply against Dancing Farmers. D Maxey and K Patel both hit hat tricks whilst S Maxey T Butcher and J Halliday added further goals. There was another high scoring game at Earlham Colney where the home side went down 7-4 to Silver Fox Res. Colney were five goals down within the thirty minutes. Mark Hood (3) and N Burrage scored for the home side whilst R Dack (3) P Buxton (2) M Lemmon and T Harwood replied for the visitors.. Brickmakers reported a good game played in the right spirit as they overcame Norwich Airport 3-2. J Turner (2) was amongst the goals for the home side whilst D Bean and F McClean hit the net for Airport. Two league newcomers met at Hellesdon Res where the home side went down 4-2 to Wellington Pink Uns. L Frappell and L Clarke scored two apiece for the visitors, whilst B Fulcher and J Forder replied for the home side. S. Hanner was amongst the goals with a hat trick as Hockering also made a good start to life in the league, winning 9-1 at Sporting Longdale Res. In 4b Earlham United Res made it a good day for the club as they beat fellow newcomers Constitution 7-1. C Delaney (3) A Pope, W Green, D Kerton and D Palgrave were them men on target.. Maid Marian were full off praise for their opponents Felmingham after beating them 5-0. M Clarkson N Parker both netted a brace, whilst Maid Marion's other goal was scored by M Cartledge. A close game at Wendene saw visitors Freethorpe come away with a 4-3 victory J Thornton (3) and C Stevens scored for Freethorpe, whilst M Howard (2) and C McCabe netted the home side goals. Heartsease FC made a good start, beating AFC Oak 3-0 S White (2) and C Parnell. Will Callow scored a hat trick as Salhouse Res beat Spixworth Sunday Res 6-2, N Robson and P Spencer replying for the visitors. Two goals from Dominic Doggett were not enough to prevent a youthful Hethersett “A” side going down 4-2 at Hingham.