Sayers family star for Dersingham

Phil BanyardFrankly Digital Norfolk Alliance Divisions Three, Four, Five and Six: It was a good day for the Sayers family as father and son combo Dickie and Manny stole the show for Dersingham.Dickie fired 126 against Swaffham before Manny claimed four for 17 to complete a 153-run win in Division Three.Phil Banyard

It was a good day for the Sayers family as father and son combo Dickie and Manny stole the show for Dersingham.

Dickie fired 126 against Swaffham before Manny claimed four for 17 to complete a 153-run win in Division Three.

Michael Atkinson was another centurion, for Great Witchingham A, in a winning draw against Acle A.

Witchingham's Gary Reynolds took four for 26, while Shane Tovell hit 64 for Acle.


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Jamie Heyburn, with an unbeaten 56, led Horsford A to an eight-wicket triumph over Kirkley and Lowestoft Railway.

Thetford claimed an eight-wicket derby success at Mundford thanks to 90 from Liam Conroy, while Dan White contributed 70 for the hosts.

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Ashmanhaugh had three half-centurions, Bernie Everett (77), Alex Metcalfe (83) and Chris Nation (60) in their high-scoring 29-run win against Hethersett & Tas Valley.

In Division Four, Charlie Collison made 53no for Bradenham A, but Marcus Godbold responded with 60 as Great Melton picked up a five-wicket win.

Hardingham's promising start to the season was brought to a juddering halt by Narborough's Mike Broad, who smashed 128 as his side recorded victory by 146 runs.

Old Buckenham A bagged maximum points against Norwich B, with half-centuries for Tom Banham (84), Sam Mann (82) and John Briggs (53), while Tom Alexander starred on the bowling front, taking five for 16.

John Glozier (93no) and Sam Hales (81no) led Sprowston A to a seven-wicket triumph over Aldborough A, who had 59 from Ben Plumb.

Bungay's Tom York made 75 and Matthew Watts added 64 in a winning draw against Halvergate.

Jack Noonan smashed 119no for Rocklands as they pummelled Vauxhall Mallards B by 132 runs in Division Five. Simon Mann (75) and Richard Smith (five for 22) also aided the Rocklands cause.

Matt Henman hit a powerful 80 for Dereham A and although skipper Tom Head then took five for 35, they could not quite finish off Great Melton A and had to settle for a winning draw.

Cromer A skipper Alan Lithins made an unbeaten 105 and Pete Gascoyne took four for 65, but Hethersett & Tas Valley A hit back through Leigh King (81no) and Robert Mitchell (53) to earn a 90pc losing draw.

Mark Williamson (four for 27) and Craig Barker (50) guided Diss A to a tense one-wicket win over Stow A, whose main runscorer was Trevor Dyer (86no).

Rob Humphries blasted 108no for Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A, but it could not stop Brooke A claiming a two-wicket win, with Simon Cushing making 63.

Lowestoft A veteran Paul Rice hit 134, with Kaiden Goldspink adding 66 in a 196-run win at Topcroft A. Topcroft's Teddy Matlocks took six for 59, before John Jenner claimed four for 40 to seal Lowestoft's win.

Sam Turner (four for 14 and 41no) helped Thetford A to a 55-run win over Mundford A, completing a derby double for Thetford.

Only four runs separated the sides in a drawn match between Bradfield A and Mattishall A, Ian Weetman making 71 for Mattishall before Bradfield's Jon Amies replied with 78.

Saxlingham A beat Garboldisham A by nine wickets and Beccles A drew with Swardeston-CEYMS.

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