Hempnall seize the initiative
ANGLIAN COMBINATION: Hempnall won the battle of the big two in the Premier Division with a 2-0 victory at Brandon. Tom Halliwell and a penalty by Tim Downs sealed victory for the visitors, who were third in the table at the start of play but now lead by three points.
Hempnall won the battle of the big two in the Premier Division with a
2-0 victory at Brandon.
Tom Halliwell and a penalty by Tim Downs sealed victory for the visitors, who were third in the table at the start of play but now lead by three points.
The bonus was a surprise 2-0 defeat for Sheringham at Holt - whose scorers were Kevin Moore and Toby Blowers - a result that leaves Sheringham third, level on points with Brandon but with two games in hand on the top two.
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Blofield United also lost, suffering a 6-2 battering at home to Acle United, for whom Nathan Thompson scored a hat-trick. Richard Fruin, Lewis Holsworth and Dean Crosbie were also on target, while Daniel McKail and Gareth Downs scored for Blofield, who remain fourth.
Loddon United stay one point behind after a goalless draw at home to AFC Norwich, while Sprowston Athletic move up to seventh after a 3-2 home win over Dersingham Rovers. Two goals by Jason Armes and one from Ben Read earned the points, while Paul English and an own goal accounted for Dersingham's tally.
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In Division One, St Andrews moved level on points with leaders Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves after a David Waters penalty earned them the points against Long Stratton.
Goals from Darren Nichols and Stewart Barker earned Horsford a 2-1 win at Attleborough Town, whose scorer was Glen Sharp.
Chris Priest scored the only goal of the game as Wymondham beat Sole Bay, while it was goalless between Stalham and Bungay. Gayton's home game against Scole was postponed.