DE FIGHTBACK TO SNATCH POINT
It was back to League action this weekend following the County Cups on what was for a change, a bright sunny morning.
In the Premier Division, leaders Schoolhouse went down to a single Jason Armes goal at Riverside Rovers, but stay top on goal difference from DE FC who came from 3-1 down to take a point at home to Acle Rangers. Fionn Goodwin-Wright, George Diggens and an own goal were the DE scorers. Chris Lay hit a hat trick as Poringland Wanderers moved up to third with a 6-3 win over Bungay Town. Ben Fowkes, Ryan Cook and Matt Brighton also scored whilst Pat Hudson 2, and Steven Thompson replied for the visitors. Horsford United gained their first win of the season as they beat Farmhouse 4-2. Danilo Compoli 2, Michael Thirkettle and Graham Moss scoring for the home side
In Division 1, Dan Thorpe, Craig Mckail, Jake Hagg, Ashley Smith, Lee Roper, Jeff Ayigsi and Matty Hoeppner all scored as Hewett Old Boys returned to winning ways, beating Rose Athletic 7-1. Longdale Rovers scored six (James Thompson 2, Louis Brown, Tom Dixon, Jamie Metcalf, Bradley Warr) of the eleven goals scored in their game at home to Norwich CEYMS, whilst there was a point each for Aslacton and Windmill Wanderers after a 1-1 draw.
Despite not having a game, Woolpack stay top of Div 2 on goal difference from Marlborough who scored five without reply at Sprowston Ath Wildcats. Briston Wanderers won by the odd goal of five at Mad Moose Ath and there was a 2-0 home win for Mischief over Mettingham. Vale Longo gained their first victory of the season, 4-2 at Hethersett Athletic, James Preston 2, Tom Bulley and Callum Warnock scoring.
DCS Rapid made it three from three in Div 3 after a narrow 2-1 win at Acle Rangers Res, whilst Harleston Town are second after winning 4-1 at Newsman Celtic. Winning 4-3 at MC Rovers has seen Brooke Res move into third spot whilst Silver Fox scored nine when winning at Bungay Town Res. Dynamo took three points at home as they beat Hempnall 3-1.
Hethersett Ath Res continued their good start to life in Div 4 as they won 4-0 at Woodton United and top the table on goal difference from Cellar House who were 4-1 victors at Eaton Park Corinthians. AFC Norwich are third courtesy of a 3-0 home win over Nelson Ath and Sporting Iceni ran out 3-2 winners at Rackheath Rangers. Rose Ath also gained three points, beating FC Viking 2-1. If ever proof was needed that the new League restructure would work, this division provides it, as every team in the division has already won a game this season.
A single goal at Firside was enough for Qube FC to top Div 5 after two games, whilst Ashill scored seven without reply as they won at FC Viking Res. Easton got off the mark with a 5-2 win at Watton United.
In the Under 19’s St Andrews scored nine without reply at home to Heigham Park Rangers, whilst Acle Rangers hit seven when winning at Mulbarton Wanderers. Scole made it two wins from two as they beat Hellesdon 3-1
DE FIGHTBACK TO SNATCH POINT