AFC Wanderers return to top

With morning leaders Marlborough inactive, AFC Wanderers returned to the top of the Premier Division after a narrow 4-3 (Luke Tuttle, Aaron Kay, Liam Blofield, Dan Barrowclough) win over Sprowston Rovers.

Acle Rangers stayed in touch with a single goal win at Dog House, whilst Fiveways celebrated Premier survival with a 4-1 win at Aylsham Sunday.

It is so tight at the top of 1A. Windmill Wanderers returned to the top of the division as they won 5-2 (Jordan Scotter, Nathan Joy, Pedro Williams, Gary Walsh, og) at North Walsham. They are now a point ahead of Sprowston Sunday, and the two meet next week. Norman Wanderers, who have three games in hand on the pair above them, were 3-0 (Dave Freeman, Luke Durrant and Rob Miller) winners over Vale Longo, a result that sets up a very interesting and exciting end of season in that division. Eaton FC let a two goal lead slip as they drew 2-2 (Jeff Smith, Liam Callaghan) with Horsford Utd Sunday, Shaun Plant scored twice for Horsford.

In 1B, goals by Danny Tickle and Chris Mooney ensured a play off spot for St Faiths as they won 2-0 at Acle Rangers Reserves. Chris Leveridge (2), Jake Dugdale, Matt Goddard, Rob Rout, Conner Simpson and man of the match Carlos Blanco all scored as PL Rangers recorded a 7-2 victory over Unicorns, whilst at the bottom, there was a vital win for Rose Tavern as they won 3-2 at fellow strugglers Spixworth Sunday.

In 2A, Norman Wanderers Reserves' 3-1 home win over The Cottage saw them move level on points with Mad Moose at the top. Both teams have one game left to play. Riverside Rovers, who have three games in hand and are only four points behind the top two, were 5-1 winners over Stoke FC. Green Man were 4-1 winners against Acle Wanderers, whilst Deopham had a good 5-2 victory over Constable Crusaders.


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In 2B, congratulations go to Poringland Wanderers. Their 4-0 (Lee Edwards 2, Chris Reynolds, Elliot Udell) win over DEF FC saw them confirm runners up spot and sees the club back into Senior football. After going two goals up through a fantastic half volley from Leroy Peters and a rare Dan Connelly header, Salhouse Rovers were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Unicorns Reserves for whom Scott Balls netted a brace.

James Rice scored for Hethersett Athletic as they finished their season with a 1-1 draw against champions Schoolhouse, whose season is also now complete, whilst Hainford Howitzers beat Costessey Sports Sunday by the odd goal of nine.

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Brad Warr scored for Sporting Longdale Reserves as they went down 2-1 at Brooke FC Reserves, whilst despite goals by Carl Furness, Ollie Bell, Michael Reynolds (2), and Daniel Duffield Dilham Cross keys conceded nine at Hockering Reserves.

In 4B, champions Freemasons completed their season with a 6-2 win over Red Lion FC.

Congratulations go to 3A side Bungay Town who lifted the Suffolk Sunday Shield with a 3-2 victory over Burbrooke Plough of Haverhill. Aiden Lowe (2) and Shaun Whiteman were the scorers

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