Hearts of Oak back on form
Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-upAFTER last week's big freeze, service was resumed once more this week and Hearts of Oak showed that they mean business as they defeated nearest title rivals Wrentham 8-4.
Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up
AFTER last week's big freeze, service was resumed once more this week and Hearts of Oak showed that they mean business as they defeated nearest title rivals Wrentham 8-4.
It was the visitors that thought they had the upper hand as they raced into a 2-0 lead but Hearts had other ideas as they clawed back to 2-2 at the break.
They ran out easy winners in the second half adding six more goals in a game that was marred by a red card for each side.
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Hearts stay seven points clear of Norton following the villagers' 5-1 victory against Sole Bay Reserves setting up nicely the match between the two sides this coming weekend.
Kirkley & Pakefield A have been blown out of the race in the last couple of weeks as this time they surprisingly lost 5-2 at Blundeston Magpies who leapfrog them into fifth place.
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Pot Black are in touch following their 5-0 win against Caxton Reserves with four goals coming in the last ten minutes, and they now have the meanest defence in the division.
FC Hearts are also in touch following their fine 4-0 win at Waveney Reserves who are having a stuttering season.
Another team failing to live up to their usual standards are Spexhall as they drew for the fourth time this term as Barsham held them to a 1-1 scoreline.
The second division remains as tight as ever with the top four all winning.
White Horse Seltic remain in pole position as they returned from Bungay with a 2-0 win.
Ole Frank enjoyed an 8-3 success at Tudor FC. Tudor's Neil Fox broke his collarbone in the game and the league wish him a speedy recovery.
Norton Athletic Reserves made it ten games unbeaten as they defeated Crusaders 4-1 to stay third just ahead of Pakefield Re-United who beat Waveney Gunners by the same scoreline.
Oxford Arms Reserves finally gained that elusive win with Oulton Broad & Notley's Reserves being the victims 4-2 whilst LIFC enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 win against Corton A whose slump continues.
The title in the third division is a three horse race with all three sides winning.
Leaders Town Hall beat Blundeston Magpies Reserves 4-2, whilst favourites Suffolk Punch eased to a 9-0 rout against Factory Arms.
Harleston Town Reserves managed a 2-0 success at White Horse Seltic Res.
Westhall had a fine 2-1 win against Marquis of Lorne to jump a place whilst Lake Lothing won a five goal affair at Earsham to move into mid-division.
Waveney A go fourth following their 3-2 win at K&B.