FA Vase/Thurlow Nunn round-up: Dodsworth the hero for Wroxham as Russell double buoys Royals
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Travis Dodsworth scored an extra time winner to book Wroxham's place in the FA Vase fourth round with a 1-0 win over Wellingborough.
Chances were few and far between in the first half and former Norwich City striker Grant Holt passed up a golden chance to break the deadlock in the second period when he blazed a penalty over the bar.
It remained goalless after 90 minutes but the breakthrough finally came thanks to Dodsworth to secure £1,125 in prize money for the Yachtsmen.
Kirkley & Pakefield also secured their place in the last 32 of the competition as they claimed an impressive 2-0 win at Newport Pagnell.
Cameron Russell got both the goals in the second half to join Wroxham in the fourth round draw, which will take place on Monday afternoon.
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In the Thurlow Nunn First Division North the top two of Donwham Town and Mulbarton both dropped points.
Leaders Downham were held to a 3-3 draw at Needham Market Reserves but would have felt like they got out of jail as they trailed 3-1 going into the last 12 minutes despite Robbie Priddle giving them the lead in the first half. Jack Frohawk then took centre stage as his double rescued a point for the leaders.
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Second-placed Mulbarton Wanderers were involved in a six-goal thriller of their own as they shared the points in a 3-3 draw against AFC Sudbury Reserves at Mulberry Park.
Lakenheath leapfrogged Norwich CBS into third place with a 3-1 victory as Ross Gilfedder netted a consolation for the away side.
Sheringham went down to a 2-1 defeat at King's Lynn Town Reserves with Tim Cary netting in the 85th minute but it was too little, too late for the Shannocks.