First and Last move up table after big win

PUBLISHED: 08:13 27 October 2017

Action Long Stratton's 2-0 win over Waveney. Picture: Steve Wood

Action Long Stratton's 2-0 win over Waveney. Picture: Steve Wood

Steve Wood Photography

In the Lowestoft & District Saturday league sponsored by Lauren Lou Cancer Fundraising UK there were only two games in Division One due to the cup.

First and Last moved up to sixth place after beating Hearts of Oak 6-1 while Norton Athletic beat Kirkley & Pakefield A 5-0.

In division two Beccles Caxton Reserves stayed top after drawing 2-2 away with Kirkley & Pakefield B while Waveney A were beating by Carlton Colville Town 4-0 at home to stay second.

Bungay A remain third despite losing 4-3 at home to Crusaders while Spexhall Reserves remain bottom after losing at home, 13-2 to Hopton.

In Division Three second-placed East Coast drew 2-2 with Redwood, Stanford Reserves went fourth after beating Hawthorn United 10-1 and AFC Oulton were 3-1 winners at home to Loddon United.

In the Suffolk Junior Cup Southwold Town were the league’s only winners, beating Old Newton United away 4-3. Stanford, Spexhall and Oulton Broad, last season’s finalists, went out. Oulton Broad were drawing their tie 3-3 after 90 minutes but lost 3-0 on penalties.

In the Norfolk Primary Cup AC Mill Lane won 2-1 away to Taverham while Celt Rangers went through to the next round with a walkover.

Earsham Reserves, Norton Athletic Reserves and Hempnall all lost while Ellingham beat Dussindale Rovers Reserves 6-2, Ellingham were 2-2 up at half-time only for Dussingdale to pull back to 2-2. Goals from T Einecker (3), L Baster (2) and N Einecker made the final score 6-2.

In the Great Yarmouth Sunday League both Wheelwrights and True Traders kept up their perfect starts to the season.

Wheelwrights stayed top of the division by winning away to Hemsby 7-1. Connor Alford bagged a hat-trick for the visitors and Mitch Forbes a brace while there was one goal apiece for Josh Dunthorpe and Josh Ford.

True Traders won a tight affair with Lowestoft team The Fusileers 3-1. There was a goal apiece for George Barnden, Reece Hopper and Ryan Hopper while the goal for Fusileers was scored by Eduardo Ferreira.

Waveney came up against a Windmill side now starting to find last year’s form and crashed to an emphatic 12-2 defeat.

Memphis Belton won their first game of the season by beating Hemsby Reserves 6-0.

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