Title race takes new twist as Rangers stop the Fox trot
The heavy rain of the previous few days took its toll on the weekend's Evening News Norwich Sunday League fixtures as 15 games were called off due to pitch conditions.
The heavy rain of the previous few days took its toll on the weekend's Evening News Norwich Sunday League fixtures as 15 games were called off due to pitch conditions. In the Premier Division Wymondham Rangers dealt a blow to league leaders Silver Fox, beating them 3-1.
The Grove moved to within three points of the top after a 4-1 (Brown 2, Mallet and Newton) home win over Acle Rangers, and AFC Wanderers had a good 3-1 (Henry, Pennell and Nixon) win over Norman Wanderers. Cameron, McKail (2), Wines and Welham were on the scoresheet as Marlborough got back to winning ways at Poringland overcoming the home side 5-3. Danny Bland (2), and Scott Casey scored for the home side.
The battle of the top two in 1A saw Norwich Busmen hammer nine without reply against Norman Wanderers Res. Busmen top the table by two points from Norwich Ceyms, who beat Hellesdon Athletic 2-1. Hainford YCOB gained a valuable 2-1 win at home to Unthank Arms thanks to goals from Wade and Bush. 1B leaders Norfolk CCSC had a 5-0 (Woodcock 3, Hoy 2) home win over Hillside OB and Unicorns are second courtesy of a 7-2 win over Manor Park. Prince of Denmark came back from North Norfolk with all three points after beating Haig FC 3-2. Division 2A leaders Norman Wanderers A won 4-3 at Spixworth Utd. Green Man twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Vale Longo (Brown and Crowley), and Deopham beat Plasterers Arms 2-1 (Chalmers & og). Coachmakers Arms gained their second victory of the season when they beat The Griffen 2-1 (Plant and Powley). In 2B, Ribs of Beef had a narrow 1-0 (Chapman) win at Horsford FC.