Strikers find early touch

Anglian Combination: There were some high scores in Saturday's cup competitions, Norwich St Johns hammering CNSOBU 11-1 in round one of the Cyril Ballyn Trophy. Another trophy game saw Harleston Town beat Fakenham Reserves 6-1.

There were some high scores in Saturday's cup competitions, Norwich St Johns hammering CNSOBU 11-1 in round one of the Cyril Ballyn Trophy.

Another trophy game saw Harleston Town beat Fakenham Reserves 6-1.

In the first round of the Mummery Cup, Sheringham won 7-2 at Brandon Town while Gayton United hit visitors Mattishall 6-2 and Holt United hit six without reply at Sole Bay.

Stalham Town won at Cromer 4-2 on penalties after neither team could score a goal.


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Wroxham Reserves suffered a 5-2 reverse at Horsford, Loddon United went to Attleborough and won 4-0 while Blofield, at home to Wells Town, won 4-1.

In league matches, Division Two saw a 4-0 home win for Beccles Caxton over Acle Reserves and a 3-0 home win for Oulton broad & Notleys over Wortwell. Anglian Windows were held 1-1 by visitors West Lynn SSC.

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In Division Three, Beccles Town Reseerves beat vistors Martham 5-1.

In Division Four, Foulsham went one better, beating visitors AFC Norwich Reserves 6-3 with hat-tricks for striker Simon Prior and left-back James Woodhouse.

There was an eight-goal burst by Hoveton Wherrymen at home to Attleborough Reserves, who could find no consolation goal.

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