Wymondham soar to top with perfect record

A 3-2 victory at Silver Fox saw Wymondham Rangers take over at the top of the Evening News Copy IT Norwich Sunday League Premier Division as a waterlogged pitch at Poringland led to morning leaders Marlborough being inactive.

Acle Rangers are level on points with Wymondham after a good 2-1 home win over current champions Quebec, and The Grove beat Norman Wanderers 2-1 (Sean Brown & Jody Rial) to go fourth. A Luke Tuttle hat-trick was not enough for AFC Wanderers as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Costessey Sports, and I saw a good game at Oakfields Road where goals by Nicky May and Matty Sewell gave Norwich Busmen a good 2-1 win over Dog House. John Curtis scored a late goal for the home side in a game well refereed by Richard Gostling.

A 4-1 win at Vale Longo saw Reepham Town maintain their lead on goal difference at the top of 1A from North Walsham who also had a 4-1 victory over Fiveways. Aslacton were held to a goalless draw at Green Man, and Norman Wanderers Res gained a point in a 1-1 draw at Eaton FC. There were plenty of goals at Hellesdon where the home side overcame Horsford SC 4-3. In 1B, Aylsham Sunday had a good 5-2 win at Earlham Utd, and St Faiths moved into second spot after thumping Hillside OB 9-1. Morning leaders Sprowston Rovers went down 4-3 at home to Unicorns, and Prince of Denmark finally got their season under way, beating Haig FC 3-0 at home.

Dussindale Rovers have gone clear at the top of 2A after beating Stoke FC 2-0 as The Castlegate were suffering their first defeat of the season 2-1 at home to The Otter. Deopham and DCS Rapid shared the points in a 1-1 draw Stephen Parry scoring for the home side, and Acle Wanderers went down 2-1 at home to The Griffin. River Garden beat Norman Wanderers A 5-1 (Matt Watson 3, Martin Kemp & Jon Edgar) and Upton went to The Stores and won 4-2. In 2B, Spixworth lost their one hundred per cent record, as they lost 3-2 at home to Taverham Utd, whilst Bayer FC are second after scoring eight without reply at Wymondham Res. Rose Tavern had a 6-1 (Oliver Bennison 3, Lewis Chapman, Peter Wright & og) win at The Gordon and Hethersett beat Sporting Farmhouse 5-2.

The top game in 3A saw Sprowston Royal Oak travel to Wellington Pink Uns and take the lead through Liam Doyle. The home side responded and went into a 3-1 lead only for Josh Halliday and Darren Maxey to grab a deserved point for the visitors. That result enabled Hockering to go two points clear at the top after they beat Sporting Longdale 2-1. Caseys Cosmos are up to third courtesy of a 6-2 victory over The Reindeer and Mad Moose grabbed the only goal as they beat Heartsease Casuals. Hellesdon Res won 7-2 at Dancing Farmers and Sam Greenfield’s last minute goal for Newsman Celtic saw them draw 1-1 with Temple Bar. Kyle Appleton, Darren Critchlow and Alex Ashmore found the net as 3B leadersHeartsease beat Unicorns Res 3-1, but Moles Rest are hot on their heels after winning 2-1 at Maid Marian. Earlham Utd Res gained their first victory of the season, beating Aylsham Res 2-1.

A single first half goal at Sporting Longdale Res was enough to keep Riverside Rovers at the top of 4A, whilst second-placed New Buckenham won 6-4 at home to Constable Crusaders. Hockering Res made it a good day for the club after winning 5-3 at Silver Fox Res and a Jarvis Edwards hat-trick plus goals by Tom Back and Tom Brandon helped DEF FC to a 5-3 win at Caseys Cosmos Res. One Love Utd scored six times against Bell Inn to take over at the top of 4B on goals scored from Windmill Elite who had a 3-2 home win over Spixworth Res. Nash Makuave 2, and Sanya Ahbay got the goals as Eaton Beehive beat Drayton Sunday 3-2. Tom Frost netted a brace for Drayton. Neil Woolner also scored twice as Salhouse beat an improving Wendene Wanderers 2-1 and Briston had a comfortable 3-0 win at home to Chapelfield Rovers. Dereham Utd gained their second victory of the season as they beat Hethersett Res 2-1.