Mallett hammers Rovers as Grove go top

The Grove are the new leaders of the Evening News Norwich Sunday league Premier division after showing no mercy to ten man Salhouse Rovers. Sam Mallet helped himself to five goals, whilst Shaun Brown 2, Lewis Greening and Calvin Pond also hit the target as their side took over from previous leaders Silver Fox, who went down 3-1 at Marlborough for whom Brock 2, and Metcalf scored.

The Grove are the new leaders of the Evening News Norwich Sunday league Premier division after showing no mercy to ten man Salhouse Rovers. Sam Mallet helped himself to five goals, whilst Shaun Brown 2, Lewis Greening and Calvin Pond also hit the target as their side took over from previous leaders Silver Fox, who went down 3-1 at Marlborough for whom Brock 2, and Metcalf scored. Acle Rangers scored four times at home but still ended up pointless after visitors Wymondham Rangers hit six. Quebec beat AFC Wanderers 2-0, whilst Poringland came from two down to gain a 2-2, (Simpson and Reynolds) draw at Dog House.

Norman Wanderers Res are back on top of 1A after a 4-2 win at Unthank Arms whilst Hellesdon and North Walsham shared six goals to take a point each. Hainford YCOB gained a point in a 4-4, (Lee Wade 2, Shaun Kelly 2) draw at Windmill Wanderers. Rose Valley's good 3-0 win over Norwich Ceyms was marred by a serious injury to Jason Nobbs. The league wishes him a speedy and successful recovery.

In 1B, Unicorns are back on top after winning 3-1 at Prince of Denmark. Previous leaders Norfolk CCSC went down 2-1 at Costessey Sports, but Aylsham Sunday are now fourth after winning 4-0 (Darren Hall 2, Lewis Smith and Matthew Hall) at Manor Park. Sprowston Wanderers won 4-1 at Mattishall, whilst goals by Childerhouse 2, Allen and Bee gave Earlham Utd a 5-1 win at Drayton. Haig FC went back to North Norfolk with three points after beating Hillside OB 2-1. Charlie Skipper and Mick Reynolds scored for the visitors.

There were goals galore in 2A. Leaders Norman Wanderers "A" beat Deopham 3-1, Hawker scoring for Deopham, whilst I saw Green Man put seven past Acle Wanderers (well it was four when I left). Bottom side Plasterers Arms grabbed eight (Watson 3, Hagerty 2, Pennington 2, and Smith) when beating Coachmakers Arms. Aslacton scored six times against Spixworth Utd and are in third place with two games in hand on the top two. Reepham won 3-1 at The Griffen and Vale Longo drew 2-2 (Crowley and Woods) with The Castlegate. It may have been top versus bottom in 2B, but there was only one goal in it as Old Catton overcame Thorpe Rovers by the odd goal of nine. After having a player sent off after twenty minutes Ribs of Beef found themselves four down by half time to Sprowston Rovers who went on to win the game 5-2. A penalty proved to be the winner as St Faiths won 3-2 at PL Rangers, whilst Acle Rangers Res had a good 3-1 win at Horsford SC. Poringland Wanderers Res grabbed their second win of the season, beating The Gordon 4-2.


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3A leaders DCS Rapid missed two penalties, but had Zak Eshetu to thank in their 1-0 win over Temple Bar. Heartsease Casuals are second after beating Bystanders 4-2 and Stoke's good run continued with a 3-0 ( Cameron, Hatch and Piggin) win at Newsman Celtic. Dereham Wanderers took three points from old rivals Upton beating them 4-1, whilst The Otter enjoyed a 7-1 success at Mad Moose. Sporting Longdale leapfrog The Reindeer after beating them 1-0. 3B leaders Mischief got back to winning ways after beating Wilco Fast Fit 5-0, but Bayer FC are close behind after winning 5-2 at Moles Rest. A 3-0 victory over Dynamo Denmark saw Sporting Farmhouse move up to fourth, whilst Taverham had a narrow 1-0 win at Wymondham Res. Hethersett Res beat Aylsham res 3-1 whilst the game between Unicorns Res and AFC Rompers was goal less.

Wellington Pink Uns march on in 4A after a 5-1 home win over Kings Arms. Sprowston Royal Oak are up to second as goals by James Hazel, Tom Butcher and Chris Bowles 2, secured a 4-1 win over Earlham Colney. Norwich Airport were delighted with their 3-1 win over Hellesdon Res and Dancing Farmers praised opponents AFC Mousehold after beating them 4-0. Hockering smacked eight passed Silver Fox Res and Brickmakers had a narrow 1-0 win over bottom side Sporting Longdale Res. An amazing game at in 4B Hingham saw the home side draw 5-5 with Maid Marian. The point for the visitors saw them go back to the top of the table as previous leaders AFC Oak went down 3-2 at Constitution for whom Mike Messenger scored twice and Sanya Abhay scored from the spot. Salhouse Res had a 4-1 home win over Earlham Utd Res and Spixworth Sunday Res won 2-1 at Felmingham. Freethorpe beat Heartsease FC 2-1 and well done to Wendene Wanderers, who gained their first point of the season after drawing 3-3 at Hethersett "A"

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