Hempnall knocked out by Ridgeons opponents

Only three clubs saw action as the weather bit, Premier Division Hempnall losing 1-0 at Ridgeons First Division Thetford in the Norfolk Senior Cup, and the reserve sides from Mundford and Wells drawing 2-2 at Mundford in Division Five.

The situation left teams such as North Walsham, Norwich St Johns, St Andrews, and Blofield still waiting to play their Norfolk Senior Cup ties, and it gave a chance to reflect on league fortunes with the season reaching the halfway stage.

As in recent campaigns, the battle for the Sterry Cup is vey close at the top of the Premier Division.

Cromer lead the way with 31 points from 14 games but St Andrews are four points behind with two games in hand and defending champions Blofield are six points adrift from three fewer matches completed.

Mattishall, on their return to the top flight, are fourth with 23 points from 12 games.

At the other end of the table, the bottom two are Loddon with four points and Brandon with seven, both from 13 games.

Wells, with 31 points from 11 matches, are six points ahead of Wymondham in Division One with a game in hand. Long Stratton have the same number of points as Wymondham (25) from a game more while Horsford are fourth, their 13 games having yielded 24 points.

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Poringland Wanderers occupy bottom spot with five points from 10 games, while above them come Hindringham and Bungay, both eight from 12.

Hindringham will be looking for better results when their new facilitles have been completed. While building work is taking place they have the expence of playing their home matches at Holt.

Norwich CEYMS, with 31 points from 11 games, head Division Two, one point but three games better off than Foulsham.

Bottom two are Beccles Caxton with six points from 13 games and Downham, nine from 11.

Harleston lead Division Three with 25 points from 10 games, followed by Aylsham, 24 from 11, and Loddon Reserves, 23 from 13.

Beccles Reserves are bottom with three points from 11 games, with Wymondham Reserves and North Walsham Reserves above them on 10 points from 12 games.

Hemsby, 31 points from 11 games, lead UEA, 28 from 10, in Division Four with Spixworth Reserves well adrift at the bootom with one point from 13 matches.

Division Five sees Mulbarton, Norwich CEYMS Reserves, Corton Reserves and Redgrave covered by three points, Redgrave with four games in hand over leaders Mulbarton.

Bottom spot is with Stalham Reserves, four points from 10 games.

In Division Six, East Harling Reserves and Aylsham Reserves have 25 points from 12 games with the following pack having games in hand. Freethorpe Reserves are bottom with six points from 12 games.

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