Search

Three teams battling it out for Barnes Print Central and South Norfolk League’s top title

PUBLISHED: 09:12 28 December 2017

Archant

With no fixtures in the Barnes Print Central and South Norfolk League over the Christmas period there’s a chance to review the season so far.

The league tables are deceptive given the wide discrepancies in the number of games played.

In terms of points dropped, the race for the League Championship appears to be between three teams, with Longham leading the way with a 100pc record from eight games. They are closely followed by Dereham Taverners and Watton Reserves, who have both only dropped three points each, and these three seem virtually uncatchable.

Division Two is much the same as the top division, although only two teams appear to be in contention for the two promotion places. Briston are unbeaten and have only dropped two points from a draw while Norwich Medics have dropped only five points. Hockering are the only other club in the Division who have dropped less than 10 points.

In terms of points dropped, Redgrave Rangers are clear favourites for the Division Three East title, given that they still have a 100pc record and are well clear of Briston Reserves and Wensum Albion in terms of the number of points dropped. The others in the chasing pack at this stage are Home Care United and Morley Village Reserves. They are closely followed by Bowthorpe Rovers, Longham Reserves and Taverham.

Things are much tighter in Division Three West. Best placed are Tugas United who have only suffered one league defeat this season and they are closely followed by Gressenhall who have dropped just five points. Immediately below these two are Hingham Athletic Reserves and AFC Weeting. These four teams are well clear of the rest of the division and are in real contention for honours.

The league still has interest in the Norfolk Primary Cup as the competition resumes at the quarter-finals stage on January 20.

Briston entertain AFC Walpole from the North-West Norfolk League while UEA make the trip west to take on Gayton United Reserves. Tugas United also have a long journey to meet Ellingham from the Lowestoft & District League.

A week earlier Brandon Town Reserves make the long trip to near Felixstowe to take on Trimley Sports & Social Club in the fourth round of the Suffolk Primary Cup.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Fakenham and Wells Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Fakenham and Wells Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Fakenham and Wells Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Fakenham and Wells sport

Fri, 06:00

Champion jockey Richard Johnson looks set to visit the winner’s enclosure today when the 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way at Fakenham.

Tue, 06:32

Grey mare Actinpieces will try to repeat her feat of a year ago on Friday when Fakenham Racecourse’s 2018/19 National Hunt season gets under way with a six-race card.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Maxxis British Motocross reaches its climax on Sunday at the superb Cadders Hill circuit in Norfolk.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Despite defeat, Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunnigham was pleased with his side’s display at Wroxham in the Norfolk Senior Cup on Saturday as they put the “the worst performance” of his reign behind them at the first attempt.

Most Read

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Norfolk Snowsports Club celebrated their 50th birthday with crowd-wowing demos by Team GB superstars.

Read more
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Visitors to this year’s Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International can look forward to an unusual blend of world class sport - set against a backdrop of modern art.

Read more
Ireland

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 7°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Fakenham and Wells Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy