South Norfolk round-up

CROWN FIRE CENTRAL & SOUTH NORFOLK LEAGUEMost of the first division teams were involved in second round matches in the Sound & Vision Junior League Cup.


Most of the first division teams were involved in second round matches in the Sound & Vision Junior League Cup. Dereham Town A were the only home winners, beating Cranworth 3-1 to set up a local semi-final with a trip to Cockers who won 2-0 at Rockland Utd Dickleburgh were convincing 8-3 winners at Shipdham and will entertain Bridgham Utd in the semi-finals who were 4-1 winners at Gressenhall.

There were two matches in Division One - Swaffham Town A and Hingham Athletic took a point each from a 2-2 draw while Narborough won 6-2 at bottom club Yaxham.

There are again new leaders in Division Two. Tacolneston impressed with an emphatic 6-1 home win over Thetford Rovers Res to take their 100 per cent record. The match was well refereed by Mike Thawley. Morley Village drop to second on goal difference following a goalless draw at Nostro. Necton Res move above Shropham Utd into fifth place after beating them 2-1, West End ran out 6-0 winners at Saham Toney Res and Wymondham Town A moved out of bottom place above Hingham Athletic Res after securing their first league win of the season with a 2-0 win over Hingham.

The Division Three leaders, Bradenham Wanderers Res are now five points clear at the top of the table after their 2-0 home win over Gressenhall Res. There is no change in the next three positions with Sporle and Castle Acre Swifts drawing 2-2 but third-placed Bawdeswell going down to a 3-0 defeat at Northwold S&SC. That result lifts Northwold into fifth place on goal difference above Hethersett Athletic who were 2-1 winners at Wendling. In the match between the bottom two, Great Cressingham came out narrowly on top, beating Hindolveston by the odd goal of seven.

In Division Four, leaders Splitz Utd won 5-0 at Narborough Res. to maintain their 100 per cent record, the only one remaining in the League. They are nine points clear of Thurton & Ashby who won an entertaining and close match with Breckland Wanderers 2-1 with referee Norman Christmas playing his part in keeping the game flowing from end to end. Rampant Horse and Methwold Rovers shared the spoils from a 3-3 draw, Stoke Ferry move above Scarning Utd after beating them 7-5 in a high scoring match and Shropham Utd Res got the better of bottom team Beetley Utd, winning 8-2.

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