Cromer have one hand on trophy

Cromer can think about ordering the polish for the championship Sterry Cup after another weekend in which Anglian Combination Premier Division results generally went well for them.

The Crabs won 4-3 at Acle while Blofield and Wroxham Reserves in the chasing pack both drew away, leaving St Johns to take over second spot, 17 points behind the north Norfolk leaders, who have a game in hand with six matches left.

The top three Saturday night were Cromer 59 points from 24 games, St Johns 42 from 23 and Blofield 41 from 20.

Wroxham Reserves drew 1-1 at Andrews while Sheringham went down 3-1 at Mattishall and North Walsham lost 3-0 at Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves.

In Division One, fifth-placed Holt won 1-0 at Sprowston Athletic and mid-table Stalham lost 1-0 at Watton.

Aylsham, second on goal difference in Division Three, entertained leaders Harleston and scored a vital 2-0 win. Both teams have 43 points, Aylsham from two games more. Mid-table Cromer Reserves won 2-1 at home to Anglian Windows.

Hoveton Wherrymen did not have a game but are third in Division Four, followed by Sheringham Reserves who won 5-1 at home to Caister Reserves.

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In Division Five, Reepham Reserves won 3-2 at home to Buxton while bottom side Stalham Reserves drew 2-2 with the team just above them, Brandon Reserves.

Division Six leaders Aylsham beat vistors East Harling Reserves 4-1 while Holt Reserves, second two points behind them, won 6-0 at home to Martham Reserves.