Angels off to a flying start

NORTH Walsham Town are flying the north Norfolk flag the highest in the opening stages of the Anglian Combination programme, seven points from four games putting them fourth in the Premier Division.

NORTH Walsham Town are flying the north Norfolk flag the highest in the opening stages of the Anglian Combination programme, seven points from four games putting them fourth in the Premier Division.

Defending Sterry Cup holders Sheringham, on the other hand, are second bottom but got their first win on Saturday, 2-1 at third-bottom Loddon (Ben Price, Matthew Hooker).

The Angels won 5-1 at Watton (Dale Wilton, Davin Hinton, Matthew Lown, Lee Clarke and Craig Piper) but went out of the Mummery Cup Tuesday 4-3 on penalties after they drew 4-4 at home to Poringland Wanderers.

Wroxham Reserves are fifth after winning 3-1 at third-placed Blofield (Benedict Carver 2, James Bulman) while Cromer Town are six off the bottom after a 1-1 draw (Darren Terrington) at Sprowston Athletic.

In Division One, Reepham Town are sixth after three games, taking time out to win their second round Norfolk Senior Cup tie 3-1 at Horsford (Jason Hynd, Colin Emberley and Martin Bramble.) Holt are one place lower, also with five points from three games, after drawing 2-2 at Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves (Bryce Pegg, Jack Crane.)

Sixth-bottom Stalham lost 5-2 at home to Bungay (David Dockerty, Nicholas Meale).

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