Six of the best for Fletcher on debut

FRANKLY DIGITAL NORFOLK ALLIANCE DIVISIONS THREE, FOUR, FIVE & SIX: Seventeen-year-old Toby Fletcher made a stunning league debut for Hardingham as he took six wickets in a 117-run victory over Mundford in Division Four.

Fletcher finished with six for 50, after Andy Duckham had blasted 160 for Hardingham, including seven sixes and 21 fours.

All five Division Four matches resulted in victories for the home side.

Liam Conroy fired 111no as Thetford went top with an eight-wicket win over Norwich B.

Sam Mann's unbeaten 102 guided Old Buckenham A to an eight-wicket win against Cromer A, with John Fudge adding 64 for Bucks. Dean Elliott (90) and Ben Clarke (64) prospered with the bat for Cromer.


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Narborough, like Thetford and Old Buckenham A, have three wins from three after beating Bradenham A by five wickets. Tom Ware (four for 59) and Mark Hammond (four for 22) were Narborough's top performers with the ball and Nathan King put them on course for victory with 92.

Bungay were five-wicket winners against Hethersett & Tas Valley A.

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Michael Crisp smashed 169no as Swaffham collected a winning draw at home to Dersingham in Division Three.

Father and son duo Dickie (61) and Manny (68) Sayers ensured Dersingham did not fold in the face of Swaffham's big total.

Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway also posted a big score against leaders Sprowston A, with half-centuries for Marcus Bishop (95), Gary Tuttle (58no) and John Halstein (50), before rain brought an early finish.

Richard Lilwall top scored with 69 in Great Witchingham A's winning draw at Great Melton, Jim Rice hitting 51 for the hosts.

Swardeston B's winning draw at home to North Runcton A came after Matt Hogg (53no) and Will Kennard (four for 55) excelled for the hosts.

Acle A were on course for victory at Ashmanhaugh when rain caused the match to be abandoned.

Troy Allen (101) fired a century to keep Aldborough top of Division Five with a 104-run win at home to Halvergate. Mike Cramp hit 64 and then took four for 17, while Ray Smith claimed four for 25, as Aldborough won comfortably. Steve Cooke made 52 for Halvergate.

Rocklands eased to an eight-wicket win at Stow A after James Rowell (four for 24) dismantled the hosts.

Robert Sims claimed seven for 33 as Great Melton A won by 162 runs at Diss A.

Half-centuries from Jon Andrews (59) and Oli Howes (60) secured a seven-wicket win for Brooke A against Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A, Max McIntosh making 59 for Wanderers.

Garboldisham A rose to the top of Division Six with a nine-wicket victory at Bradfield A.

Ben Asker took four for 25 to put Garboldisham on top and Jonny Leech followed up with 53no.

Dereham A defeated morning leaders Topcroft A by 44 runs, with Ian Battelley firing 86no and Kristien Fletcher taking four for 39. Rodney Baldwin (70) was unable to stave off defeat for Topcroft.

Saxlingham A won by six wickets at Lowestoft A after David English hit 84no and Craig Fleming took four for 47.

Paul Beaumont's century put Mattishall A on course for a 142-run win over Thetford A, with Jack Grant taking four for 19.

Terry Hunter (51 and four for 38) starred with bat and ball for Beccles A in their winning draw at Vauxhall Mallards B. Jon Puxley made 56 for Beccles and Mallards' Tom Miller also hit 56.

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