Silver Fox suffer first defeat

Premier Division leaders The Silver Fox suffered their first defeat of the season as goals by Tim Henry and Curtis Hammond gave visitors AFC Wanderers a two goal victory.

Premier Division leaders The Silver Fox suffered their first defeat of the season as goals by Tim Henry and Curtis Hammond gave visitors AFC Wanderers a two goal victory. Norman Wanderers had a 2-0 home win over Salhouse, whilst The Grove kept up their recent good form with a 3-2 (Pond, Clarke & Lloyd Greening) win at Dog House.

In 1A leaders Norwich Ceyms lost by the odd goal of five against Rose Valley United and are now joined on ten points by Norman Wanderers Res who drew 1-1 at Hainford YCOB for whom Shaun Kelly was on target to give the home side their first point of the season. North Walsham had a good 7-3 win at Windmill Wanderers, whilst Hellesdon Athletic overcame Aylsham Black Boys 5-2. Goals by Daniel Childerhouse, Scott West and Gary Bee saw Earlham United keep their 100 per cent record when beating 1B leaders Norfolk CCSC 4-2. Ciaran McClellan and Jonathan Taylor scored for the council side. Haig FC won the North Norfolk derby, 4-1 at Aylsham Sunday and Mattishall got their first point on the board as they drew 4-4 at home to Unicorns.

It's five from five now for 2A leaders Aslacton who had a good 3-2 victory at Norman Wanderers "A". Acle Wanderers also had an away victory, 5-3 (OG, Blewitt, Flint, Catchpole & Abel) at Coachmakers Arms. 2B also sees Old Catton with five from five although they did it the hard way coming from 3-0 down to beat Poringland Wanderers Res 5--3. Jordan Scotter (3), Lee Dyke and Daniel Kent scored for the visitors, whilst Danny Webster grabbed a hat trick for Poringland. Acle Rangers Res stay in contention after a 4-1 win at Spixworth Sunday. Horsford SC were five up in fifty five minutes through goals from Gashut (2) Riches (2) and Read, at PL Rangers, but a stirring fight back by the home side brought goals for Rocastle, Joy, Dean and an OG but unfortunately not an equaliser before the full time whistle. Ribs of Beef threw away a two goal lead to go down 4-2 at home to St Faiths, whilst Sprowston Rovers thumped fourteen without reply past Thorpe Rovers.

In 3A, leaders Upton reported that the visitors were the better side as they went down to a 3-1 defeat at home to The Otter, whilst the divisions only other game ended in a 2-2 draw between DCS Rapid and Sporting Longdale. Brett Kingsbury and Steve Rudder scored for DCS whilst a Jamie Clarke goal and a late penalty by Jamie Platten secured a point for the visitors. Mischief Tavern opened up a five point gap at the top of 3B after a 3-1 home win over AFC Rompers. Bayer FC move up to third after winning 4-0 at Dynamo Denmark whilst Taverham United won 3-2 at Hethersett Res. Wilco Fast Fit claimed the only goal of the game at Aylsham Sunday Res and Unicorns Res drew 2-2 at home to Wymondham Rangers Res.

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4A leaders Wellington Pink Uns scored eight without reply at Norwich Airport and are two points ahead of Hellesdon Res who won 4-0 at Earlham Colney. Third placed Kings Arms won 4-1 at Brickmakers whilst Sprowston Royal Oak beat Silver Fox Res 8-2. AFC Mousehold will be delighted after registering their first win of the season, 5-1 at Sporting Longdale Res and Dancing Farmers gained a point in a 1-1 draw at home to Hockering. Nick Parker and Scott Laxton scored the goals as Maid Marion beat AFC Oak 2-1. The league leaders were also full of praise for their opponents and referee M. Coulson which is good to hear. Earlham United Res drew 4-4 at home to Spixworth Sunday Res, but stay a point ahead of Heartsease FC who had a good 7-1 (Lewis (3), Perry (2), Appleton and Daynes) victory at Hingham. Salhouse Rovers Res beat Wendene Wanderers 5-2 and Constitution won 2-1 at home to Felmingham. Hethersett "A" grabbed their second win of the season when they beat Freethorpe 4-2.

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