Anglian Combination round-up: Blofield through to last four of Mummery Cup after Mulbarton win
PUBLISHED: 16:23 04 February 2018 | UPDATED: 16:23 04 February 2018
With a reduced schedule in the Anglian Combination attention fell to the last eight of the Mummery Cup.
Blofield had a good 4-1 win at home against Premier Division high flyers Mulbarton. Scott Woodgate had Mulbarton in front early on but a hat-trick from Orren Oliver and a goal from Reece May saw Blofield roar back to reach the semi final.
Leaders Harleston are also into the last four thanks to a 4-1 home win over Wroxham Reserves. Matt Howard, Connor Delaney, Nathan Stone and Laurence Cheese scored for the home side with Jack Parker responding for Wroxham.
Sheringham are the only Division One side remaining as they had a deserved 3-0 win over Bungay at home. Their goals came from Jamie Nelson (2) and Darren Terrington.
The game between Long Stratton and CEYMS was a much tighter affair with a free kick in the last minute of extra time from Lewis Swatman being the difference as CEYMS claimed a 1-0 win after extra time.
In the Premier Division only two games survived the poor weather. Firstly Bradenham fell to a 2-0 home defeat against St Andrews as Ryan Pye and Sam Whiting got on the scoresheet.
Hellesdon thumped Mattishall 7-0 at home to move up to sixth. A hat-trick from Ross Pantry was added to by Tom Blake (2), Joe Keeley and Jack Hurrell.
Beccles v Acle and Reepham v Waveney were postponed.
In Division One the top two met at Kings Head Meadow with Wymondham entertaining Mundford. The visitors led at half-time thank to a stunning strike from Ian Fancett but two goals in the last five minutes from Jordan Rocastle and Ashley Mitchell saw Wymondham go four points clear with games in hand.
Kirkley and Pakefield Reserves’ recent good form continued and they made it six unbeaten with a 1-1 draw with Aylsham. Kaiden Goldspink scored for Kirkley with Tom Bush replying for Aylsham.
Watton and Hindringham played out a 1-1 draw with Tye Bond scoring for Watton and Steve Grogan scoring for Hindringham. Yelverton drew 0-0 at home with UEA.
The games at North Walsham and Scole were postponed.