Shannocks benefit from Saturday off

ANGLIAN Combination championship leaders Sheringham enjoyed a free weekend as bottom side Holt held second-place Acle to a 1-1 draw on their own pitch.

ANGLIAN Combination championship leaders Sheringham enjoyed a free weekend as bottom side Holt held second-place Acle to a 1-1 draw on their own pitch.

Holt had taken a shock second-half lead when Toby Blowers turned his marker before scoring a sensational goal from 30 yards.

But with 15 minutes remaining, the home side were awarded a penalty that James Foreman converted.

The Owls remained rooted to the bottom Tuesday night after losing 2-1 at home to North Walsham, who are now in fifth place.


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Cromer Town kept their faint title hopes alive at the weekend with a 2-0 win over North Walsham.

Tom Davies put the Crabs ahead before Darren Terrington made the points safe with only minutes left.

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Sixth-placed Blofield still have games in hand on the teams above them, and they helped their cause with a terrific 2-0 win over fourth-placed Hempnall.

Defending champions Wroxham Reserves drew 1-1 with Beccles at Trafford Park.

On Saturday, Sheringham visit a Hindringham side looking to maintain their top-flight status, North Walsham are at Sprowston Athletic while Holt entertain Beccles Town.

Monday sees Cromer at Hindringham while on Tuesday, North Walsham entertain Blofield and Wroxham Reserves entertain Acle. On Wednesday, Cromer are at Caister.

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