League and cup round-up - 1 November

In the Intermediate County Cup Bentinck Arms played away at Norwich side Plasterers Arms and came away with a really good result after outplaying the home side to win 10-1 in what was a fine team display with hat tricks for Paul Hunt and Jonathan Hawes, a brace for Ross McNeil and one each for Robbie Edwards and Kevin White to go into the next round.

In the Intermediate County Cup Bentinck Arms played away at Norwich side Plasterers Arms and came away with a really good result after outplaying the home side to win 10-1 in what was a fine team display with hat tricks for Paul Hunt and Jonathan Hawes, a brace for Ross McNeil and one each for Robbie Edwards and Kevin White to go into the next round.

Globe Bowls Club took on a good Feltwell SC side and went a goal down in the first half when facing a strong wind and heavy rain. But the introduction of Timmy Childs at half-time changed the game as he scored a fine brace that included a spectacular over head kick to lead 2-1 before a free kick by Chris Maslim into the box was headed home by Steve Parkes to secure their place in the next round.

Splinters took on Sprowston Rovers in what was a fairly even game at first with Splinters going 2-0 up with goals by Tom Doughy and Neil Goodbourn but Sprowston Rovers pulled a goal back before Splinters got that all-important third goal by Martin Harrowing followed by four more goals from Tim Kavangh, Jordan Jenner and two by Alan Cook for a 7-1 win.

Terrington took on Wilco Fast Fit in what was a cracking game with the home side Terrington just coming out on top by three goals to two with a brace by Aaden Hayes and one by Ian Prudance.


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In the Junior County Cup Tilney were away at Sprowston and felt that things went against them as they went down to Sprowston by three goals to two.

Splinters Res took on Boundary FC and it was a good all-round team performance that got them through into the next round with a 5-1 win over Boundary with a brace by Liam Mamming, who was man of the match, and one each for Darren Hewitt and Adam Manning.

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Downham Old Boys were up against a very good Heartsease side but had a player sent off after the first five minutes and went a goal down before scoring a deserved equalizer in the second half by A Summers. With both sides playing some good football it finished all square at 1-1 and the game went into extra time with Downham Old Boys scoring another goal by Summers and, with Heartsease going forward, it was the more experienced side in Downham Old Boys that got a third goal and a fine hat trick by A Summers to put his team into the next round.

White Bell travelled to Attleborough Town in a game they want to forget losing 10-1.

In Division One Sutton Bridge were up against Englands Hope who carried on their impressive form with a 8-1 win with hat tricks from Joe and Sam Wybourne, and one each for John Readshaw and Luke Jackson.

In Division Two Union Jack played Fowler who would like to thank Union Jack for reversing the fixture. The game was really close with Fowler going a goal up by Dean Gotsell but Union hit back with a goal by Karl Wilkins, but again Fowler came back again to go 2-1 up through Neil Gotsell and then a third from Wes Auker to take the points and win by three goals to one.

Hilgay were up against Lynn Napier in a game that could have gone either way as the game ended in a 1-1 draw in what was a very good game.

In the T.G.W.U. Cup Fairstead Utd were up against William Burt in a game that had to be re-arranged due to the County Cup. It was the home team Fairstead Utd that came out on top by eight goals to two with Mark Sainty (4), and two goals each for Alan Burch and Chris Green.

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