Holders Schoolhouse hit Windmill Wanderers for seven as Norwich Sunday League Premier flyers advance

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

The second round of the Norwich and District Sunday League Cup was completed despite some inclement weather – although a few league games fell by the wayside.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

The top three in the Premier Division all progressed.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

League leaders and cup holders Schoolhouse were 7-2 winners at Windmill Wanderers, while Riverside Rovers saw Roy Bevis strike twice as they scored seven without reply at Brooke. Acle Rangers had a good 5-2 victory at Trimingham Pilgrims.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Callum Speck scored twice and there was a goal for Callum Wiley as First Division Hewett OBs won 3-1 at Sprowston Wanderers whilst Aslacton put paid to Mischief's cup hopes by beating them 3-1.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Poringland Wanderers overcame Division One leaders Longdale Rovers 2-1 after extra-time, thanks to goals from Tom Pitchell and Lewis Preston, and Farmhouse eased into the quarter-finals as they put seven past Vale Longo – Ryan Mickleburgh scored twice while also on the scoresheet were Michael Darker, Mathew Plumstead, Thomas Want and Robert Warminger.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant


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There was drama in the game between Drayton Dazzlers and Phoenix FC with score at 1-1 after extra time – Dazzlers won a penalty shoot-out to progress.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

With nearest challengers Dazzlers in cup action, Woolpack increases their lead at the top by beating Hethersett Athletic 4-1, Ricky Bevis, Tom Blake and Liam Moriaty amongst the scorers.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Marlborough had a 4-2 victory at Barracks FC, whilst the game between Mettingham and Mad Moose failed to provide a goal.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Brooke Reserves remain top of Division Three. They took all three points from their derby match at Hempnall by winning 4-2.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

It means they remain two points ahead of DCS Rapid, who beat MC Rovers by the same score. Norman Wanderers A are third after a very good 3-0 (Shane Empson, Jason Fuller, og) win over in-form Silver Fox and Bungay Town Reserves ran out 4-2 (Reece Evans 2, Ashley Ling, Marcus Stark) winners at Dynamo FC.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Newsman Celtic moved away from the foot of the table after a 3-1 win at Acle Rangers Reserves, Noah Downes (2) and Chris Bailey scoring, whilst a single Kieran Shore goal was enough for Harleston Town to take the points at home to East Tuddenham.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

AFC Norwich have one hand on the Division Four title. Their 4-1 (Ryan Bensley 2, James Wheeler, Jordan Hunt) win over Rackheath Rangers leaves them needing four points from their final two games, assuming Hethersett Ath Res don't slip up, to make certain.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Hethersett deserve praise after their home ground was deemed unfit late on Saturday – they endeavoured to find another pitch and their efforts were rewarded with an 8-2 victory over Eaton Park Corinthians. Cellar House got back to winning ways, 3-1 at Nelson, and Rose Ath scored seven (Michael Adcock 3, Mario Frinco, Troy Lowthorpe, Sean Higgins, Jake Ward) in their win over Woodton Utd.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Division Five leaders Easton added another three points to their tally as they beat Watton Utd 4-2.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

In the Under 19s, Old Catton kept their noses in front with a 9-2 win over Hellesdon, whilst Scole United had a convincing 4-1 home win over fellow challengers Long Stratton. St Andrews kept their title hopes alive, beating Cringleford 4-2.

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt

Action from Farmhouse v Vale Longo (blue) at Eaton Park, Norwich. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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