Eight enjoy cup wins

It was a really good day for the league in the first round of the Norfolk Junior Cup with eight first division teams progressing to the next round and another one earning a replay.

It was a really good day for the league in the first round of the Norfolk Junior Cup with eight first division teams progressing to the next round and another one earning a replay. The holders of the Norfolk Primary Cup, Dereham Posties, beat Gorleston Peggottys 3-0 and Mulbarton Wanderers won by the same score at home to Lynn Napier. There were other home wins for Dereham Town A who beat Dilham 7-1 and Yaxham who won 2-1 against Downham Town Reserves after extra-time. Saham Toney had an excellent 2-1 win at East Harling and Gressenhall won by 4-2 at Erpingham United. North Elmham beat Marlborough OB 3-1 and Rockland United won by the odd goal of five at Great Yarmouth Peelers. Toftwood United earned a replay with a 2-2 draw at home to Foulsham. The only two reverses were Hingham Athletic's 4-1 defeat at Anglian Windows and Stoke Ferry who lost 3-0 at home to Swaffham Town Reserves

There was one match in division one and Redgrave Rangers beat Swaffham Town A 4-0 at home to move up to second place.

The division two leaders Dickleburgh lost their unbeaten record with a 4-3 home defeat at the hands of Shipdham. second and third-placed Tacolneston and Thetford Athletic met and the match finished with honours even from a 1-1 draw. Attleborough Town A are up to fourth spot after beating Necton Reserves 4-3 and Wymondham Town A are fifth after their 4-1 home win over Morley Village Reserves. North Elmham Reserves picked up their first win after promotion with an odd goal of seven win at Bridgham United and Mattishall A did likewise with a 4-1 home win over neighbours Yaxham Reserves.

In division three, the leaders Cockers preserved their 100 per cent record with a 5-0 home win over Hingham Athletic Reserves. Brandon Town A are up to second spot after beating Toftwood United Reserves 3-1 but Swanton Morley suffered their first reverse with a 3-1 defeat at Wendling. Gressenhall Reserves also lost their first match, going down 3-1 at Watton United A and West End beat Foulsham Reserves by the odd goal of three. The bottom two teams both lost and are still looking for their first point - Rockland United Reserves were beaten 5-0 by Bunwell and Shipdham Reserves lost 4-0 at home to Bawdeswell.


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The division four leaders Sporle lost their 100 per cent record in being held to a 2-2 draw on their visit to Shropham United. Bradenham Wanderers Reserves are one of three teams that are four points behind the leaders after winning 7-1 at Colkirk. The others are Thurton and Ashby who beat bottom team Stoke Ferry Reserves 6-0 and Dereham Posties Reserves who won by the odd goal of three at Great Cressingham. Beetley were 3-0 winners at Garboldisham, Thetford Rovers Reserves won 4-2 at Hindolveston (Bintree) and Splitz United secured their first points of the season with a home win by the same score over Bunwell Reserves.

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