Mutford and Wrentham lead Lowestoft League after 3-0 away win

PUBLISHED: 08:39 03 November 2017

Norwich United were beaten at Potters Bar. Picture: Archant

Norwich United were beaten at Potters Bar. Picture: Archant


Mutford and Wrentham went of top of Division One of the Lowestoft and District League sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK after beating Spexhall 3-0 away from home.

Oulton Broad move up to second with a 6-3 win against Oxford Arms with Westoby and M Butcher scoring two apiece and Batley and Scrutton also finding the target.

First and Last moved up to fourth place with a 2-1 win away to Hearts of Oak, the winning goal coming in the 92 minute to make it four games unbeaten.

In Division Two only two games were played due to County Cup games.

Ellingham beat Carlton Colville Town 2-1 while Beccles Caxton Reserves stayed top although they lost in the Suffolk Primary Cup 6-1 away to Hopton. The only other league game saw Earsham Reserves beat Kirkley and Pakefield B 2-1.

In Division Three only three games took place. Hempnall Reserves drew 1-1 with AC Mill Lane Reserves, Loddon Reserves lost 4-3 at home to Redwood United and leaders Celt Rangers won 5-0 away to Mariners.

In the Suffolk Primary Cup Art Eternal beat AFC Oulton 9-1 with hat-tricks for Gibson and Boyce. Waveney A beat Crusaders 2-1 away from home while Bungay A were winners away to East Coast with two late goals.

Stanford Reserves beat Gentlemens Club 3-0 while Mutford and Wrentham Reserves lost 1-0 home to Carlton Colville Reserves.

Waveney were without a fixture in the Anglian Combination Premier Division at the weekend. They return to action tomorrow when they travel to Norwich to take on Hellesdon.

Currently standing eighth in the table with 11 points from nine games, they will be looking for a boost, having lost four of their previous five games in league and cup.

Pigeon Racing: Ness Point Pigeon Club will be holding two open shows at their headquarters.

Classes as follows: Sunday, November 19 - old cocks and young hens and Sunday, December 17 - young cocks and old hens.

All classes handled in both shows. Penning from 11am to noon, 50p per bird. There will be a raffle while food, tea and coffee will be available.

All are welcome, whether competing or not. It will be a good chance to come along and have a catch up with fancier friends.

Other sport

Yesterday, 16:44

Little went right for Lowestoft Town as they dropped valuable home points and finished the game with just nine men.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lowestoft Town will look to bounce back from a damaging midweek loss when they take on Margate this afternoon.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lowestoft Town boss Dale Brooks admitted there could be some “tough times” ahead but is confident he can keep the Blues out of trouble.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Another good away performance saw Waveney come away with all the points against a strong and talented Wroxham Reserves outfit.

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