Rivals clash in Carter Cup

Horsford will host East Anglian Premier League rivals Norwich in an eyecatching Carter Cup second-round tie on Sunday, May 27.Both teams survived difficult first-round ties to reach this stage - Norwich recovering from the brink of defeat to beat Great Witchingham and Horsford overcoming North Runcton.

Horsford will host East Anglian Premier League rivals Norwich in an eyecatching Carter Cup second-round tie on Sunday, May 27.

Both teams survived difficult first-round ties to reach this stage - Norwich recovering from the brink of defeat to beat Great Witchingham and Horsford overcoming North Runcton.

Reigning champions Vauxhall Mallards will travel to Norfolk Alliance Division One pacesetters Lowestoft, while last year's runners-up Swardeston are at Alliance Premier Division side Topcroft.

Alliance Division One side Mattishall will be eyeing an upset in their derby match at EAPL strugglers Fakenham, while Bradenham, from Alliance Division Two, will take on the might of Pakistan international Mohammad Wasim and his Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers team.


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Carter Cup, second-round draw: Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers v Bradenham, Cromer v Downham Market, Diss v Beccles, Mundford v East Harling, Horsford v Norwich, Topcroft v Swardeston, Fakenham v Mattishall, Lowestoft v Vauxhall Mallards.

Lady Mary Trophy, first-round draw: Stow v Sprowston, Swaffham v Great Witchingham, Great Melton v Dereham, North Runcton v Old Buckenham, Brooke v Sheringham, Saham Toney v Thetford. Byes: Acle, Bradfield.

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Ties to be played on Sunday, May 27.

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