Crown League round-up

The Division One leaders Thetford Rovers Res maintained their 100pc record with a 5-2 win at Bunwell and are on the same number of points as Dereham Town A who ran out 6-1 home winners over Swaffham Town A.

Great Ryburgh secured their first league win since rejoining the with a 3-0 success at Cockers and Bridgham Utd won 3-1 at Hingham Athletic.

In Division Two, Yaxham moved up to third as a result of their 3-1 win at West End and are on the same number of points as Wymondham Town A who beat bottom team Hingham Athletic Res by the odd goal of three. Feltwell Utd netted six without reply from Saham Toney Res and Northwold S&SC won by the only goal of the game at Sporle.

Narborough Res stay top of Division Three by a point after their goalless draw at Splitz Utd and Wendling are up to second after a rousing second-half performance saw them turn a 1-0 interval lead into a 6-0 home victory over Rockland Utd Res in a match excellently controlled by Paul Smith.

Bawdeswell are up to thirdd after their 3-1 home win over Breckland Wanderers. Marham Wanderers and Gressenhall Res took a point each from their 1-1 draw and Methwold Rovers enjoyed a 4-3 local derby win over Stoke Ferry.

There were some large scores in Division Four with the leaders Diss Town A beating North Elmham Res 14-0 at home. Second-placed Shropham Utd Res went one better, beating bottom team Dereham Cockers Utd 15-0 – Dereham Cockers have now conceded 64 goals in just four League games.

Colkirk are up to third after their 5-0 home win over Tacolneston Res while Rampant Horse ran out 8-2 home winners over Scarning Utd. Tugas Utd won 6-1 at home to Beetley Utd and Weasenham Wanderers beat Mattishall A 4-2 at home.

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In the first semi-final of the Birds Sport & Outdoor Benevolent Cup, Morley Village became the first team to book a final appearance this season, beating Hethersett Athletic 3-1 on penalties after a goalless draw.

In the remaining second-round matches in the Ben Smith Memorial Cup, Castle Acre Swifts ran up the highest score of the day in a 19-0 demolition of Shipdham Res while Necton beat Shropham Utd by the odd goal of five. North Elmham beat Great Cressingham 3-1 and Nostro were home winners over Thurton & Ashby by the same scoreline. Mulbarton Wanderers Res were the only away winners of the round, winning 2-1 at Nostro Res.

There was only one success in the Norfolk Junior Cup second-round ties with Shipdham beating Great Yarmouth Town Hall with the only goal of the game.