Junior League round-up

Match reports for the Crown Fire Central & South Norfolk League and the Nicholsons of Stalham NEN League.

Thetford Athletic are back on top of Crown Fire Central & South Norfolk League Division One after a comprehensive 10-2 win over Yaxham.

Mulbarton Wanderers stay third after beating Bridgham United 5-0 but have closed the gap on Saham Toney in second place. East Harling Reserves lost 3-2 at Shipdham, while Rockland United were 4-1 winners at Dereham Town A.

Division Two leaders Attleborough Town A were without a game and, as a result, Dickleburgh closed the gap to six points with a 3-0 win at Swaffham Town A to move above their opponents into second place.

Cockers are up to fourth courtesy of a 3-2 win at Hingham Athletic Reserves. Tacolneston and Watton United A provided an entertaining game in extremely wet conditions, with Watton coming from 3-1 down to take a point from a 3-3 draw.


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The game was well refereed by Terry Roach.

Necton Reserves beat Wymondham Town A 2-1 to follow up a midweek win over Watton United A and have climbed out of the bottom two places for the first time this season. Yaxham Reserves now occupy bottom spot after losing 4-1 at the hands of Morley Village Reserves and Bunwell picked up a further three points with a 2-0 win at Saham Toney Reserves.

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t In the Nicholsons of Stalham NEN League, Gimingham could only draw at home to Corpusty but remain narrow Slater and Frith Division One title favourites with 32 points, four ahead of neighbours Mundesley with three fixtures remaining.

Reigning champions East Ruston are out of it after losing 3-2 at North Walsham OB and Happisburgh need outside help to close an eight-point gap with three games to come.

Bodham edged closer to the Wayford Nurseries Division Two title after destroying Aldborough Lions unbeaten record with a worthy 4-1 (McIlwarth, Pratt, Edwards, Wright) away victory leaving them two points ahead of Runton with a game in hand.

Knights Trophies Division Three leaders Mundesley Reserves beat Holt Colts 3-1. Cromer Youth OB trounced Hickling Reserves 13-2; Buxton (5), Warren (4), Freeman, Tyrrell, Jordan and Robinson.

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