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Acle hit five against Bungay to stay top of Premier Division

PUBLISHED: 16:37 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:37 01 November 2017

Acle remain top of the Premier Division. Picture: Archant

Acle remain top of the Premier Division. Picture: Archant

Archant Norfolk 2017

Acle continue to lead the way in the Premier Division after a 5-1 home win over Bungay.

Schoolhouse are just a point behind, winning by the odd goal in five against bottom side Farmhouse while Sprowston Wanderers had a good 4-3 win at Horsford.

Trimmingham claimed a 2-2 draw after being 2-0 behind against Poringland, for whom Chris Lay scored twice.

Middle Green are the new leaders in Division One, scoring the only goal of the game against morning’s leaders Hewett Old Boys. Longdale Rovers are two points behind after a 6-1 win against strugglers Rose Athletic, Kuriakos Kuriakof scoring. Brooke moved up to third after a thriller with Aslacton 4-3. Phoenix scored eight or the nine goals in their game against Norman Wanderers Reserves.

Mischief continue to be the surprise leaders of Division Two, thrashing Sprowston Wildcats 7-2. Woolpack are now four from four, but were made to fight for their 4-2 win against Barracks. Mad Moose moved up to eighth with a 3-2 win against Hethersett. Briston had a good 4-1 win against Vale Longo, with goals from Lewis Vardigans (3) and Adam Buckenham. Vale’s scorer was Callum Warnock.

There were 33 goals in the five games in Division Three, with Hempnall scoring five against leaders Brooke – only for Brooke to score six. Hempnall’s goals came from Jamie Ellis (3) and Billy Kelly. Norman Wanderers closed the gap on second-placed Silver Fox when the two teams met, Norman winning 4-2. It’s now no win in three for DCS Rapid as MC Rovers beat them 6-2.

Cellar House are the new leaders of Division Four scoring twice without reply against Sporting Iceni. Morning leaders AFC Norwich shared eight goals, drawing 4-4 with FC Viking. Rose Athletic Reserves and Nelson’s Athletic were also involved in game of eight goals, with Nelson’s winning 5-3. Ethan Russell scored a hat-trick and John Corcoran bagged a brace, with replies from James Shreeve, Troy Tobias and Sean Higgins.

Only two games were played in Division Five: unbeaten AG Athletic thumped FC Viking Reserves 9-1 – there were hat-tricks for Stuart Darbyshire and Daniel Shurey with other goals from Callum Crabb and Sam Bryant. Watton United won 4-1 against Firside.

In the Under 19s, leaders Old Catton lost their first game of the season against now third-placed Scole 3-1, Kieran Manning scoring three. Long Stratton moved up to second beating Acle 4-1. Cringleford also lost their unbeaten record in a game of 12 goals, St Andrews winning 8-4. St Andrews scorers were Jake Jackson (3), Josh McCarthy (3), Josh Huggins and James Riseborough. Heigham Park’s stuggles continue after going down 6-0 against Hethersett.

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