Leaders the Grove bounce back to enhance top flight title claims

Evening News Norwich Sunday League Premier Division leaders The Grove bounced back from last week's defeat by Acle Rangers when they beat second-placed Wymondham Rangers 4-1.

Evening News Norwich Sunday League Premier Division leaders The Grove bounced back from last week's defeat by Acle Rangers when they beat second-placed Wymondham Rangers 4-1.

The Silver Fox are still third despite giving away a two goal lead and losing 3-2 to AFC Wanderers for whom Nixon 2, and Kay were on target. Norman Wanderers had a good 2-0 win at Quebec Rovers, whilst the game between Poringland and Acle Rangers was goalless.

In 1A, Norman Res increased their lead at the top with a 5-0 win over Unthank Arms, whilst Windmill Wanderers overcame Norwich CEYMS winning by the odd goal of nine. 1B leaders Norfolk CCSC were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Earlham Utd, substitute Cullabine scoring for the visitors. Unicorns had a comfortable 5-1 home win over Drayton, and the North Norfolk derby between Haig FC and Aylsham Sunday ended all square at 2-2, Hall scoring twice for Aylsham.

Green Man continue to set the pace in 2A after a 3-1 home win over Plasterers Arms. Goals by Drake 3, Holl, Woods and an OG, helped Vale Longo to a 6-3 win at Plasterers Arms and Spixworth Utd beat The Castlegate 3-2. The Griffin had a good 6-2 win at Acle Wanderers, Rathbone and Flint on target for Wanderers, whilst Etheridge, Butler, J Parry and S Parry all scored for Deopham as they drew 4-4 with Reepham Town. In 2B St Faiths scored the only goal of the game to beat Ribs of Beef and Horsford beat PL Rangers 6-3, with Rocastle claiming a hat-trick for Rangers. Acle Res drew 2-2 with Spixworth Sunday, and a goal deep into stoppage time gave Poringland Res a point in a 3-3 draw at The Gordon.


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Lish, Ulph and Willis helped 3A leaders Upton stay top after a 3-1 win at The Otter. Stoke are second after a 6-0 (Clarry 3, Piggin 2 and Lahfa) win at Temple Bar, whilst Sporting Longdale beat DCS Rapid 4-1. Heartsease Casuals scored five but conceded 10 against Mad Moose, and well done to Bystanders, who came from 2-0 down to beat The Reindeer 3-2 thus collecting their first points of the season. Gray 2, and Lasky were the scorers whilst Aston and Chamberlain replied. Mischief increased their lead at the top of 3B, winning 6-3 at Wilco Fast Fit, but Sporting Farmhouse lost ground when they lost at AFC Rompers to the only goal. With Wellington Pink Uns suffering their first defeat of the season in county cup action, Sprowston Rovers closed the gap at the top of 4A with a 6-1 win at Silver Fox Res. In 4B only four points separate the top six. Maid Marian won 2-0 at AFC Oak Heartsease FC moved up to second after a 4-1 (Whitmore, Critchlow, Lewis and Perry) win over Constitution.

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