Gr-eight win for leaders Dereham

Division One leaders Dereham Town A emphasised their place at the top of the table with a crushing 8-4 win over Cranworth who were in second place at the start of play.

Division One leaders Dereham Town A emphasised their place at the top of the table with a crushing 8-4 win over Cranworth who were in second place at the start of play.

Playing some sparkling football, Dereham were 7-0 up at the break but took their foot of the pedal in the second half to allow Cranworth to dominate the half and pull four goals back.

Dickleburgh enjoyed a good 4-1 win over Bridgham Utd to move up to second place.

Third-placed Hingham Athletic were beaten 3-2 at Gressenhall while Cockers won by the same score at Narborough.


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At the bottom end of the table, Rockland Utd won their first league game of the season with an only-goal success at home to Swaffham Town A - and have opened up a four-point gap over bottom club Yaxham, who are still seeking their first win after a 2-1 defeat at Shipdham.

The Division Two leaders Thetford Rovers Res ran out 7-0 winners at bottom team Hingham Athletic Res and second placed Morley Village also win, beating Necton Res 4-1 at home. Nostro are up to third after inflicting a first defeat on Bunwell by five goals to three.

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Tacolneston beat Saham Toney Res 7-1 and Wymondham Town A and West End took a point each from a 2-2 draw.

Bradenham Wanderers Res are the new leaders in Division Three after inflicting a first defeat on Castle Acre Swifts, beating them 4-2 and former leaders Sporle also lost their first match, going down by the odd goal of five at Bawdeswell.

Northwold S and SC recorded the biggest win of the day with an 8-0 home success over Wendling, Gressenhall Res pulled themselves away from the foot of the table with 3-2 win at Great Cressingham and Hethersett Athletic had a convincing 7-1 home win over Shipdham Res.

Splitz Utd maintained their 100 percent record in Division Four with an only goal home win over Methwold Rovers and Thurton and Ashby remain second after beating Colkirk 2-0. Breckland Wanderers move above Rampant Horse into third spot after beating them 4-1.

Two teams in the wrong half of the table secured their second wins of the season - Shropham Utd Res beat Narborough Res 6-0 while Scarning Utd won at Stoke Ferry by the odd goal of three.

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