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Crown League hots up

PUBLISHED: 09:03 02 March 2009 | UPDATED: 10:41 07 July 2010

Crown Fire Central & South Norfolk League

Saham Toney have regained top spot in Division One courtesy of a 7-2 win at Hingham Athletic. And because the former leaders, Thetford Athletic, were beaten by the only goal of the game at Shipdham, Thetford lose the last unbeaten record in the section as a result.

Crown Fire Central & South Norfolk League

Saham Toney have regained top spot in Division One courtesy of a 7-2 win at Hingham Athletic. And because the former leaders, Thetford Athletic, were beaten by the only goal of the game at Shipdham, Thetford lose the last unbeaten record in the section as a result.

North Elmham stay third after beating East Harling Reserves 4-0 and Mulbarton Wanderers remain fourth following their 2-1 win at Gressenhall. At the other end of the table, the bottom two teams lost. Bridgham United went down 7-3 at home to Yaxham while Toftwood Rangers were beaten by the odd goal of three by Dereham Town A.

The top four in Division Two all won. Leaders Attleborough Town A beat Tacolneston 3-1 at home while second-placed Swaffham Town A were 4-1 home winners over Watton United A. Dickleburgh in third place won by the only goal of the game at Necton Reserves and Cockers are up to fourth after beating Saham Toney Reserves 6-1. Morley Village Reserves have moved above Tacolneston into sixth place after coming from 2-0 down after 20 minutes to beat Hingham Athletic Reserves 7-2 and the other match between Yaxham Reserves and Bunwell ended in a 1-1 draw.

Thetford Rovers Reserves and West End have now stretched their lead at the top of Division Three to seven points. Thetford Rovers Reserves beat third-placed Bawdeswell 6-1 while West End were 6-2 home winners over bottom team Shipdham Reserves Shropham United have moved above Sporle into fourth place after beating them 3-1 and Bradenham Wanderers Reserves are sixth following their 4-2 win at Swanton Morley. Great Cressingham beat Rockland United Reserves 3-1 and Wendling picked up three valuable points from a comfortable 7-1 home win over Foulsham Reserves.

Hethersett maintained their 100 per cent record in Division Four with an 8-2 win at Methwold Rovers. They now need just five points from their remaining five games to make certain of the divisional championship in their debut season in the league.

Second-placed Hindolveston got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at Colkirk and Fakenham Town A are back up to third after beating bottom team Shropham United Reserves 3-0. Northwold SSC slip to fifth after losing 5-2 at Thurton and Ashby and have been overtaken by Beetley who move up to fourth after their 2-0 home win over Breckland Wanderers. The other match between Castle Acre Swifts and Splitz United ended as a 3-3 draw.


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