Yachtsmen line up leaders

After derby honours ended even against Dereham on Tuesday night, Wroxham are setting their sights at Ridgeons Premier Division leaders Leiston on Saturday.

After derby honours ended even against Dereham on Tuesday night, Wroxham are setting their sights at Ridgeons Premier Division leaders Leiston on Saturday.

A 30th-minute strike from the Magpies' Nick Howell was answered by Steve Spriggs on 75 minutes for the Yachtsmen.

This was the fourth meeting between the Norfolk rivals this season, Dereham having won the FA Cup encounter, Wroxham claiming League Cup honours then winning in the league at Aldiss Park.


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Woodbridge 3, Wroxham 4

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WROXHAM travelled knowing nothing less than three points were needed.

Andy Key (coming back from injury in the reserves) Josh Carus (work commitment) Gary

Gilmore (injured) were all unavailable.

The game started on a very cloudy and misty day with the visitors knocking the ball around with ease, against the young Woodbridge side.

As soon as the fifth minute, Wroxham thought they had taken the lead following a corner by Howes.

Macca headed into the goal, only for the ref to controversially adjudge that a foul was committed.

Woodbridge struggled to get in to the last third of the pitch, leaving Howie a virtual spectator.

There were good chances for Paynter and King, which they could not convert, and Daniels could not connect with a good chance in the six-yard box.

However, completely against the run of play the home side won a corner, and Craig Stuart stood all alone to head them in front on 11 minutes.

Wroxham were on level terms on 29 minutes when Steve Spriggs sprung the offside trap and slipped the ball past the keeper for 1-1 at half-time.

The players returned to the field second half with Wroxham looking like their team of old. In a spell of six minutes they increased the lead by two goals.

Owen Paynter scored from eight yards, followed by a very well-taken goal by Ollie King, both after the some really good build-up play.

Woodbridge could have caved in but also in the

space of four minutes scored two goals.

Ben Seaman converted a very well-taken individual effort and Daniel Morphew,

a constant thorn in the

side all match, made it

all square.

Colin Wines was introduced at the expense of Matt Daniels, the end to end. The winning goal came on 78 minutes from a unlikely source.

After a set play, the ball fell to Colin Wines who cracked one in with his right foot.

The game then petered out with half-chances for both sides, but the lads hung on for the much-welcomed three points.

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