Norfolk League round-up: Brown brothers do the business as Caister steam past Railway

21:58 08 July 2015



PA Wire

With the first week of return fixtures upon us, and good weather all over Norfolk, it was a chance for sides to get revenge for earlier defeats in the season, writes Mike Ridout.

However, in Division One it was more of the same as Happisburgh won for the 10th time this season to retain top spot. Sean Goody took 5-45, opener Paul Brown made 75 and his brother Rob scored 129 not out in the final 20 overs as Caister defeated Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway (Jon Bailey 97). Rob Free made 75no as East Harling recorded a rare win over Blundeston, while Steve Ridout made 79 and Satish Chelladurai took 4-40 as Felthorpe won at home against Great Yarmouth (Steve Hak 52).

In Division Two, Eaton and Saxlingham continue to set the pace, Mark English making 60 and Tom Groves taking 4-24 as the latter won at Costessey, while it was bowlers to the fore as Luke Billington took 6-18 and Rob Duke 4-29 in Eaton’s victory over Sprowston B. Garboldisham A had a good win, whilst Kalpesh Maheshwari recorded the best ever batting performance for a Drayton player with 170no in their win over Ketteringham Hall. Mike Palmer, who hit 64 runs off 49 balls, helped Bystanders to victory.

Rob Bingham made 57 and took three wickets as Aylsham St Giles returned to winning ways in 3E, whilst Gillingham retained top spot by beating Frettenham. Overstrand kept up the pressure at the top as Steve Munday took 6-20 Dave Jackson scored 67 during their win against Bungay A, for who Carl Cudden and Will Tompson had earlier scored 67 and 51. Top batting award in the division this week went to Jay Back who made 134 for Old Catton A. Good bowling from Steve Richards (4-62) made sure they beat Winterton A.

In Division Four East, Halvergate continue to dominate, and like Happisburgh they are still undefeated. Thanks to a patient 76no from Keith Nicholls, and 39no, plus six wickets, for Paul Kitchen, Yarmouth A had a good win against Martham A.

In Four West, Great Ellingham are still the side to catch following a comfortable win at home to Norwich Bystanders B. Thanks to 76 from Sam Mauser Rocklands A set Ketteringham Hall 223 to win – despite 4-23 for Jason Utting. However, 104 from Ben Gibbins saw Hall home. Ian Doy with 58, and 14-year-old Jason Morse’s 49no, helped Sprowston C get past Colney’s total which was built around Dave Whitworth’s 69.

In Division Five East, Beeston and Southwold continue to set the pace after both duly won again. North Walsham won by one wicket at Hardingham B and Horsford C had a good win at Hethersett and Tas Valley C.

In Five West, Thornham and Reepham & Salle A took full advantage of Beetley’s week off, both winning, and dropping Beetley to third place. Swanton Morley A had a good win at Dereham B while Old Buckenham C had a good victory at Mundford A.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Lowestoft Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Lowestoft Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Lowestoft Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other sport

Mon, 17:21
Robert Eagle scored a late equaliser for Sudbury at Lowestoft.

Former Trawlerboy Robert Eagle came back to haunt Lowestoft Town with a 95th-minute equaliser as AFC Sudbury grabbed a share of the spoils at Crown Meadow.

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Jake Jessup made some vital stops, but Lowestoft Town were beaten 1-0 at Havant & Waterloorville.

Havant & Waterlooville 1

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Jake Reed, middle, was back among the goals for the Blues in midweek. Picture: JAMES BASS

‘There’s plenty more where that came from’ – that’s Ady Gallagher’s message after Jake Reed grabbed his first goal of the season in Lowestoft Town’s win at Billericay.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

Most Read

Friday, February 26, 2010

Mark Boggis

A LOWESTOFT teenager is aiming to follow in the footsteps of her older team mate as she sets her sights on a possible shot at the Olympics.

Triple A boxing club's 16-year-old undefeated ABA champion Charley Davison moved “a step closer” to selection for the London 2012 Olympics with her latest triumph.

Read more
Friday, September 20, 2013

New-boys Gaywood Park Rangers continued their early-season form in King’s Lynn Sunday League Division One with a 3-1 win at Horsepigs.

Read more
Yesterday, 23:33
Norwich City manager Alex Neil was unable to land another forward on transfer deadline day. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City came up short in their attempts to land a deadline day signing to bolster the club’s Championship promotion push.

Read more
Harry Toffolo
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Jack Barry celebrates scoring for Romford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Barry felt Boro deserved last-gasp winner

Read more
Friday, August 23, 2013

Hickling Broad SC

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 14°C


Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today


Newsletter Sign Up