Cromer lead race for league title
Cromer continue to edge what is now a three-horse race for the Sterry Cup.The Crabs maintained their Premier Division lead with a home 3-0 win over Loddon, third-placed Hempnall won 1-0 at home to Dersingham Rovers while Blofield won 5-0 at home to last season's champions Sheringham.
Cromer continue to edge what is now a three-horse race for the Sterry Cup.
The Crabs maintained their Premier Division lead with a home 3-0 win over Loddon, third-placed Hempnall won 1-0 at home to Dersingham Rovers while Blofield won 5-0 at home to last season's champions Sheringham.
North Walsham, so long in the frame, have finished their 30-game campaign, beating visitors Brandon 4-1, their 57 points total two fewer than Cromer's 59 from 28 games. Hempnall have 55 points from 27 games played while Blofield, on 53 points, have two games in hand over the pace-setting Crabs.
Goals from James Pipe, Darren Terrington and Tom Davies saw Cromer home against Loddon. Hempnall's lone strike came from Paul Franklin while Blofield's nap hand came from Neil Hurren (2), Greg Murphy, Danny Brown and Roy Bevis. North Walsham marksmen were Dale Wilton (2), Kieran David and Anthony Davies, Brandon replying through Jonathon Bailey.
Mattishall, aiming to add the Mummery Cup to their Norfolk Senior Cup when they play Blofield at Trafford Park on May 3, lost 3-2 at home to Spixworth, whose goals came from Ramsey Gashut, Stuart Brunton-Douglas and Damian Didwell. Mattishall's response came from Simon Wooden and Luke Catchpole.
Acle drew 3-3 with visitors St Andrews, their goals coming from John Curtis (2) and Nathan Thompson while Saints' efforts came form Matthew Pilgrim, Danny Pennell and Tom Balls. Wroxham Reserves had a 3-2 home win over Beccles Town, Elliot Winter claiming a hat-trick. Beccles replied through Alan Remblance and Lee Shaw.
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Division One leaders Norwich St Johns won 6-1 at Hindringham, Gavin Bland scoring a brace, Stuart Howard and Aaron Kay on target as Hindringham conceded two own goals. Their reply came through Kevin Whittred. Saints lead Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves and Long Stratton by three points. Long Stratton kept up their challenge with a 2-0 away win (Mark Whitmore and Lee Shaw) win at Corton.
Horsford beat visitors Holt 5-3 with goals from Scott McKinney (2), Stewart Barker, Tony DeAth and Alan Rudder, Holt's target men Matthew Sanders (2) and Toby Blowers.
Poringland Wanderers (Chris Ault, Sean Payne, og) were 3-1 home winners over Reepham (Kevin Winkworth) whole Stalham (Adam Rowland) won 1-0 at Scole and Wells won 1-0 at home to Caister thanks to Daniel Wick's goal.
Tonight, Fakenham's Clipbush Park stages the C S Morley Cup final between Cromer Reserves and North Walsham Reserves, 7.30pm ko.