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Crown Fire League round-up

PUBLISHED: 10:04 30 March 2009 | UPDATED: 10:45 07 July 2010

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League

The Division One leaders Saham Toney had a resounding 9-1 home win over Rockland United to preserve their three-point lead at the top of the table.

Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League

The Division One leaders Saham Toney had a resounding 9-1 home win over Rockland United to preserve their three-point lead at the top of the table. Their nearest challengers Thetford Athletic got back to winning ways with an important 4-1 home win over third-placed Mulbarton Wanderers after being 1-0 down.

North Elmham stay fourth after beating Gressenhall 3-0 to celebrate their Benevolent Cup final win against Thetford Rovers Reserves earlier in the week and Bridgham United climbed out of the bottom two after beating Toftwood Rangers 2-0.

The top two in Division Two met and honours ended up even with leaders Attleborough Town A gaining a point from a 3-3 draw at Swaffham Town A. Dickleburgh in third place took full advantage with a 3-1 home win over Bunwell to narrow the gap on the top two while fourth-placed Cockers had a narrow 3-2 home win over Saham Toney Reserves.

Watton United A stay fifth as a result of their 3-0 win at Morley Village Reserves and Tacolneston are up to sixth following their 6-2 home win over Yaxham Reserves In the other match, Wymondham Town A beat Hingham Athletic Reserves by the only goal of the game.

The Division Three leaders West End increased the gap at the top of the table to eight points with a 2-1 home win over Shropham United. Sporle had a comfortable 5-0 home win over Wendling to stay fifth. Great Cressingham beat bottom team Shipdham Reserves 4-0 and Gressenhall Reserves and Swanton Morley shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw.

There were just two matches in Division Four. Northwold SSC won 4-2 at Colkirk to move up to third spot while Splitz United beat Breckland Wanderers 6-1.

The remaining matches in the third round of the Dick Davey Ambulance Cup were completed with success for the three remaining first division teams. Hingham Athletic beat Thetford Rovers Reserves 4-2 to set up a semi-final visit to West End next Saturday. The other semi-final will be between Yaxham who were 4-1 home winners over Beetley and Shipdham who beat Bradenham Wanderers Reserves 3-0.

In the group matches in the Fen Regis Invitation Shield, Hethersett Athletic made certain of topping Group A with an emphatic 9-1 home win over a game Methwold Rovers team. In Group B, Dereham Town A won 3-0 at Rockland United Reserves while in Group D, Necton Reserves ran out 2-0 winners over Castle Acre Swifts.


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