Cromer's proud run halted

KEITH PEEL Blofield United have moved to within two points of big Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination Premier Division title rivals Cromer Town. The Beavers won 4-2 at Beccles Town on Saturday while Cromer, who succeeded them as champions last season, lost their 100pc record in a 3-2 defeat at Halvergate.

KEITH PEEL

Blofield United have moved to within two points of big Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination Premier Division title rivals Cromer Town. The Beavers won 4-2 at Beccles Town on Saturday while Cromer, who succeeded them as champions last season, lost their 100pc record in a 3-2 defeat at Halvergate. Simon Blower (3) and Danny Brown scored for Blofield, with Zac Colman and Matthew Davidson replying.

Andrew Panteli (2) and Lee Skoyles were Halvergate's marksmen, with Steven Bean and Shaun Cameron netting for Cromer.

Lowestoft Town Reserves are third, a further point adrift, after losing 1-0 at fourth-placed Brandon, for whom Shan Wegg scored.


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Wroxham Reserves, whose game against St Andrews was postponed, are fifth, ahead of Sprowston Athletic, who won 1-0 (Scott McKinney) at Sheringham.

Beccles are seventh on goal difference from Sheringham and North Walsham, who lost 5-1 at Mattishall. Duncan Hewitt (3), John Allison and Karl Bush were Mattishall's marksmen.

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Mattishall are 11th on goal difference behind Dersingham, who beat Norwich Union 6-0 at Pinebanks, where Paul English (3), Nelson Modeira (2) and Steven Clark were the scorers.

Acle won 3-1 (Chris Holmes 2 and Lewis Broomfield) against Attleborough, for whom Tom Clarke replied, but stay bottom, on goal difference behind Norwich Union and St Andrews.

Long Stratton, meanwhile, beat Stalham Town 1-0 (own goal) to move to within a point of Division One leaders Dereham Town Reserves, whose game against Gayton was postponed.

Hempnall won 4-2 (Paul Franklin 2, Robert Browne and Matthew Cawston) at Mundford to go third, ahead of Wymondham Town, who lost 2-1 at Wells.

Mark Dewson and James Frary scored for Wells, with Gareth Downs replying.

Hindringham won 1-0 at Southwold, with Mark Betts their scorer, and are fifth, on goal difference from Gayton.

Holt beat Scole 2-1 and are seventh, on goal difference from Mundford, Stalham, Wells and Southwold.

Watton moved up to fifth from bottom with a 5-1 (Ben Lomas 3, Kevin Bloomfield and Luke Copeman) defeat of Sprowston Wanderers, who are now bottom.

Goals from Sam Bryant, Michael Reynolds, Matthew Trollope and an opponent earned Aylsham Wanderers a 4-3 win over Loddon, for whom David Matthews (2) and Colin Forder scored.

Fakenham Town Reserves, who beat Norwich CEYMS 2-0 to maintain their 100pc record, are three points clear in Division Two.

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