Norman leads Pedlars romp

Norfolk Senior Cup and Dolphins Autos Anglian Combination: Swaffham Town were the biggest scorers on a bad day for potential giant-killers in the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Norfolk Senior Cup and Dolphins Autos Anglian Combination: Swaffham Town were the biggest scorers on a bad day for potential giant-killers in the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Gavin Norman led the way with a hat-trick as the Pedlars beat Acle 9-1, with Kevin Leggatt (two), Scott Voutt, Jonathan Hawes, Steven Harley and Peter Skivington completing the rout.

Great Yarmouth Town didn't waste any time crushing North Walsham hopes of an upset at Green's Road, winning 6-0 after being four-up at the interval.

John Fitchew did most of the damage with three of the goals, the others coming from Nathan Drake, Damian Didwell and Mark Thompson.


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Downham Town were the only Ridgeons League team involved to come a cropper. Without a win at the bottom of Division One, they suffered more misery as Mattishall swept through 3-0 with goals from Karl Bush, John Allison and Robert Stevens.

The best match of the second round was the all Anglian Combination Premier clash at Attleborough, where Dersingham won 4-3.

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Goals from Lee Howard (two), David Potter and Jason Armes gave Sprowston Athletic a 4-1 win at Gayton United (Steve Parkes) while Sheringham won by the same score at Wymondham.

St Andrews also hit four, winning 4-2 at Norwich Union (Martin Addison and Stephen Burdett) with goals from Ben Welham, Thomas Wright, Danny Pennell and Charlie Bartram.

No problems, either, for Blofield United, as Simon Blower and Danny Brown gave them a 2-0 win at Halvergate United.

In the only game of the day in the Premier Division of the Dolphin Autos Anglian Combination, Lowestoft Town Reserves drew level on points with leaders Cromer Town after goals by Rory French and Ross Brown gave them a 2-1 home win over Wroxham Reserves (Kieran Patel).

Dereham Town Reserves extended their lead at the top of Division One as they won 2-1 at Watton United while closest rivals Long Stratton lost 1-0 at home to Hindringham (Scott Gray) - who move up to fourth.

That allowed Hempnall to move into second place with a 6-0 thumping of bottom club Loddon United, courtesy to a hat-trick from Paul Franklin and further goals from Matthew Cawston, Tom Halliwell and Shaun Flint.

Fakenham Town Reserves lost their perfect record in Division Two, losing 3-0 at Corton.

The Ghosts need lead Norwich St Johns on goal difference alone after the latter won 2-1 at Wortwell. Caister are third after a 3-3 draw at Downham Res.

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