Empresa Norfolk League: Wolfe strikes for Norwich Dragons

Norwich Dragons HC Men's IV young goalscorer Robert Chaney-Baxter takes on the Dereham keeper in Dra

Norwich Dragons HC Men's IV young goalscorer Robert Chaney-Baxter takes on the Dereham keeper in Dragons' 7-0 victory. - Credit: Archant

Norwich Dragons III earned their second win of the season thanks to Caroline Wolfe's first-half goal gave them all three points against Norwich City III in the Premier Division.

Broadland gained their second draw of the season with a 0-0 draw at Harleston Magpies III with Nikki Kent coming closest to breaking the deadlock for the visitors.

In Division One Carrow Ladies II picked up a point with a 1-1 draw against Reepham. Reepham took an early lead when Julie Banai finished well after a cross from Alice Buxton who had weaved her way through Carrow's defence.

Reepham then allowed themselves to be pushed to deep in their own half of the pitch as Carrow took the game to Reepham. They were under long periods of pressure throughout after Carrow equalised but they managed to hold out and take a point.

Harleston Magpies V enjoyed an impressive 5-1 win over Broadland II. Harleston's Millie Preece gave the visitors the lead but Carre Varley equalised for Broadland with an excellent strike.

The turning point, in what had been a fairly even contest, came early in the second half when Alice Woolatt converted from the left. Josie Tibbenham put Harleston further in front before goals from Anna Kilbourn and Imogen Meynell-Anderson confirmed victory.

Norwich Dragons IV and Watton II fought out a thrilling 3-3 draw at the UEA. Kate McKenna opened the scoring for Dragons but Watton pulled level from a short corner. Sue Cross restored Dragons' lead but Watton equalised almost immediately to make it 2-2. Cross thought she had won it in the second half for Dragons with her second goal of the game but Watton wouldn't be denied and they scored to claim a point.

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Norwich Dragons V eased to a 3-0 win at home to Watton III in Division Two. Lisa Harwood opened the scoring with a superb effort. Watton had little possession in the game but when they tried to break the Dragons defence made sure that they would not get through to the defensive D.

The second goal finally came from a short corner with a straight strike from Lois McGregor at the post followed up by the sharp reactions of Chiara Bond who deflected it in.

In the second half, Watton came back stronger with more determination making it harder work for Dragons midfield. But it was the hosts who had the final say when Izzy Wolf fired home.

Norwich City IV maintained their 100pc winning record with an 11-0 demolition of Breckland.

Evergreens II picked up their first point of the season with a 0-0 draw with Pelicans III. Hannah Reeve was making her debut in goal for Evergreens and excelled. Both teams were evenly matched and there we few clear-cut chances; the best chance in the first half was from Evergreens when a cross from Millie Lingwood was met by Carole Ransom whose shot was cleared off the line.

The second half was much like the first with both teams creating chances but not able to score and a 0-0 draw was a fair result and a first point for Evergreens.

In Division Three Norwich Dragons VI beat Hales Hornets 1-0. Hornets were very solid in defence, and dealt with all the Dragons' pressure, but a breakaway by Helen Marsh found Megan Farrant who finished in style from the edge of the circle.

Great Yarmouth II kept up their winning start to the season with a 3-0 won over Norwich Dragons VII.

n Norwich City Boys beat Dereham Boys 3-2 in the Development League in their first match of the season, with goals from Cameron Cook, Luke Keeley and Tom Gourlay.