Wiseman's ton keeps Bradfield top

Chris Wiseman and Peter Abbs helped keep Bradfield top of Division Two with a stunning opening partnership against Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A.Wiseman hit an unbeaten 127 and fellow opener Abbs made 95 as Bradfield - who scored 300 last week - again piled on the runs with a total of 280 for one.

Chris Wiseman and Peter Abbs helped keep Bradfield top of Division Two with a stunning opening partnership against Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A.

Wiseman hit an unbeaten 127 and fellow opener Abbs made 95 as Bradfield - who scored 300 last week - again piled on the runs with a total of 280 for one.

Wanderers opener Richard Woods (84) received little support from his team-mates in a total of 167 for eight, A Robertson taking three for 15.

Dersingham enjoyed a winning draw at local rivals Hunstanton.


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Skipper Richard Southgate hit 123 as Dersingham amassed 235 for five, despite Greg Sewell's three-wicket haul. Damien Twiddy then took three wickets in Hunstanton's 202 for six, Nick Henry (53) top scoring for the hosts.

Dereham remain unbeaten after an edgy five-wicket win at home to North Runcton A. The visitors were bowled out for just 111, with Andy Lawrence (four for 25) doing most of the damage.

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Dereham lost five wickets in reaching that small target, but got there in the 41st over.

Horsford were the division's other outright winners, beating Garboldisham by five wickets.

Garboldisham posted 153 for eight, Toby Bodycombe hitting 37 and Adrian Gilbert taking two for 30.

Bodycombe was also Garboldisham's best bowler, claiming three for 23, but he could not prevent defeat for his team as Chris Spencely (42) set up Horsford's win.

Bradenham's Australian Julian Stephenson starred with the bat, hitting 74 not out in their 197 for six as they took a winning draw at Swardeston A, with Rob Thurley contributing 35. Swardeston struggled to 107 for eight in reply.

East Harling moved above Sheringham at the top of Division Three after their winning draw at Beccles A and Sheringham's surprise defeat at home to Mundford.

Batting first, East Harling set an imposing 222 for four before restricting Beccles to 153 for six.

Former Norwich City striker Chris Sutton hit 45 for Sheringham and Alastair Graver made 42 in their 192 for seven. Patrick Yates was the pick of the Mundford attack with three wickets and he followed that up by hitting 74 as Mundford won by four wickets.

It was the battle of the new boys at Ashmanhaugh, where the hosts faced fellow Alliance newcomers Hillington.

And it was Ashmanhaugh who came out on top in a well-contested match, winning by 17 runs.

Skipper Bernie Everett hit a half-century in the hosts' 195 for nine, but Shaun Fisher's 49 ensured Hillington got close to that target before succumbing to defeat.

Swaffham moved off the bottom after their winning draw at

Norwich A.

Anthony Reeve made 82 in Swaffham's 173 all out and although Jon Burton (73) hit his second half-century of the season, Norwich could only reach 131 for eight.

Fakenham replace them at the foot of the table as they lost by six wickets at Downham A.

The visitors registered a useful total of 210 for eight, but that was not enough to prevent a Downham victory.

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