League and cup round-up - 25 October
In the League Division One KO Cup Globe Bowls Club took on a good Terrington side and what a cracking game it was with Terrington taking the lead after a goalkeeping error for Matthew Clayden to score, but Globe Bowls Club hit back with a goal from Aaron Proctor.
In the League Division One KO Cup Globe Bowls Club took on a good Terrington side and what a cracking game it was with Terrington taking the lead after a goalkeeping error for Matthew Clayden to score, but Globe Bowls Club hit back with a goal from Aaron Proctor. Terrington regained the lead with a goal from Dean Twaite-Smith and then Bowls Club pushed forward but couldn't break down a stubborn Terrington back four plus a fine goalkeeping display by M Cherry to hang on for a fine win.
Englands Hope took on a Docklands side with both teams having trouble keeping clean sheets. Docklands went a goal up but Hope hit back and went 2-1 up but again Docklands hit back and went 3-2 up with goals by H Bennett, S Crown, K Corbett but again defending was the problem as Englands Hope hit back to go on to win 5-2 with a hat-trick from J Whybourn, and S Whybourn, D Jimson for Englands Hope.
In the League Division Two KO Cup Tilney took on a William Burt side that never gave up against a Tilney side full of confidence as they went on to win 7-0 with goals by Robert Eves (4), Scott Gilham, Danny Kews and M Rossiter.
Hilgay took on a Union Jack side who have started to find some form over the last couple of weeks but again were brought back down to earth with a 6-0 defeat by Hilgay with goals from D Woodward (3), J Gold, A Button and L Seals.
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Fowler took on a Sutton Bridge Res side looking to get their season going and were playing well against a strong wind in the first half, but Sutton Bridge Res took the lead with a goal by J Sutton, and looked to be in control until a goal by S Dickerson levelled the score for Fowler who went on to get the winner.
In Division One White Bell travelled down to River Lane to take on Retreat and it was the home side that took control going 3-0 up but White Bell hit back to run out winners by eight goals to four with Retreat being reduced to ten men in the last few minutes.
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In Division Two Lynn Napier were away at Downham Old Boys who have started their first season really well and have been named Smart Windows & Conservatories Team of the month for September. The home team were tested by a Lynn Napier side that gave everything after their fine win last week over Hilgay but it was Downham Old Boys who came out on top by four goals to three.
Fairstead Utd were away at Division Two Leaders Terrington Res and what a fine game it was as both sides played some good football. It was the home side that took the lead with a goal by Joe Jackson but it didn't take Fairstead Utd long to get level with a fine goal by Sam Hodgkinson and it was Fairstead that scored again with a goal by Danny Childs and look to be heading for a win but for a late strike by Alex Wilkinson to level the score at 2-2 and a point each.