FROST GAINS THE UPPER HAND AGAIN

Only a handful of games survived the overnight frost even as in many cases, the grounds were given extra time to thaw. In the Premier Division, Riverside Rovers moved ominously into second spot after two goals from Jordan Rocastle and a Connor Delaney strike helped them to a 3-1 victory at Phoenix, whilst The Middle Green’s recent good run continued with a 4-2 (Jonathon Abbott, Jonathon Bailey,  Adam Brown, Jacob Mardel) win at Farmhouse. In Division

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DAY OF SURPRISE IN LEAGUE CUP

This weekend saw the 2nd round of the League Cup take place and it was a day that produced one or two surprises. Silver Fox riding high in Division 2 went to Premier side Farmhouse and won 3-0, Luke Middleton, Alan Perry and Ryan Tebble scoring, whilst Division 1 side Woolpack went to Hewett OB’s and scored six without reply.  Bungay Town also went to higher ranked opposition and came away with a 2-1 (Reece Evans, Allan Holden) victory

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FELTHORPE DELIGHT, BUT FROST CAUSES HAVOC

After a heavy overnight frost, only a handful of games survived the whether this weekend. One of those was the only game played in the Premier Division where Hewett OB’s went down 4-1 at home to Riverside Rovers. It was a strange game for Hewett who lost keeper Aaron Widdows with a neck injury and was replaced between the sticks by has father Paul who went on to save a penalty but then later went off

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THE LATE LATE SHOW AS LEWIS STRIKES

A stoppage time goal from Ben Lewis put Division 1 side Woolpack into the draw for the County Cup semi finals as they overcame Kings Lynn side Chilvers 1-0. A game that was tense and scrappy at times saw the home side dominate the first period and although the visitors improved after the break, neither goalkeeper was seriously troubled until Lewis popped up to score with a close range header to send players and spectators

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LEAGUE CUP DRAW

The draw for the second round of the League Cup has been made and is as follows. Ties to be played on January 27th. Extra Time & Penalties if required Newsman Celtic v Vale Longo Acle Rangers v Norman Wanderers Hewett Old Boys v Woolpack FC Mischief FC v Windmill Wanderers Aslacton & GM v Bungay Town Riverside Rovers v Schoolhouse Farmhouse v Silver Fox Marlborough v Poringland Wanderers

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ROVERS PROGRESS AT PILGRIMS EXPENSE

For most teams it was back to normality today with League and Cup games being played. In the Premier it is as you were with league leaders Schoolhouse getting a 5-1 victory against Horsford, Dillon Alexander, Joel Brien, Connor Simpson, Harry Hawthorne and Shaun Taylor all scoring. The only other game in the top division saw Poringland Wanderers edge past Middle Green 2-1 after goals from Matty Elwin and Chris Reynolds. The first round of

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NEW CLUB APPLICATION FORMS FOR 2019/20 NOW AVAILABLE

2019/20 season application forms for new clubs are now available on the League website to print off and send. Forms must be sent fully completed as per guidance notes at the bottom of the form and be received by the League Secretary by April 30th 2019. The form can be found on the documents tab on the site or go to http://www.norwichsundayleague.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/League-Application-Form-19.pdf

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LEADERS END 2018 ON A HIGH FIVE

The last Sunday of the year saw some clubs return to action in a limited League program that helped players and officials alike, blow away the festive excesses. In the Premier Division, a Shaun Taylor hat trick and a brace from Connor Simpson saw leaders Schoolhouse open up and eight point gap at the top as the defeated Trimingham Pilgrims, whilst Hewett Old Boys moved up to second after a Lewis Allen scored all three

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