Notley's Lowestoft and District League
PUBLISHED: 11:29 18 April 2008 | UPDATED: 20:10 05 July 2010
HEARTS of Oak are almost there after they collected the three points in their title clash with Norton courtesy of a single Vinny Terry goal. Norton tried to get something from the game but missed a late penalty and Hearts now need just one more point to secure the title.
HEARTS of Oak are almost there after they collected the three points in their title clash with Norton courtesy of a single Vinny Terry goal. Norton tried to get something from the game but missed a late penalty and Hearts now need just one more point to secure the title. Wrentham finished off the season in good style with a 6-2 win at Waveney, top scorer Stuart Holland with a hat-trick. They can only be caught by Spexhall who need to win both their remaining games by a plus 15 margin. Kirkley are currently in fourth by finishing their campaign with a single goal victory against Carlton Rangers.
The second division is still far from over and will go down to the last two games as both contenders picked up three points. Hearts of Oak Reserves winning 3-1 against third placed Blundeston Magpies and Barsham 1-0 at Waveney Gunners. Caxton Reserves can not win the title but they are only three points behind Barsham and still in with a chance of promotion should Barsham slip. This week they beat White Horse Seltic 3-2.
Royal Standard rammed in six goals in their 6-2 victory over Oulton Broad and Notley's whilst Pakefield Re-United jump a place after beating Crusaders 4-2. The final game in the division sees Lacon Arms picking up their first win with a single goal victory over Ellingham.
With the third division title already decided this week also saw the runner-up berth secured by Hopton White Hart as they beat Marquis of Lorne 5-2. Blundeston Plough could only draw 2-2 with Factory Arms and they will finish third in their debut season. Oxford Arms Reserves chalked up a 6-2 win over CDS Waveney Reserves and finally Spexhall Reserves finished the season with a good 4-1 win at Westhall 2007 who will finish in the bottom two.
Finally the league would like to welcome application from new teams wishing to enter the league for the 2008/09 season. Interested clubs should phone league secretary Mike Johnson on 01502 565518 as a matter of course so register your interest.
Division One: Kirkley and Pakefield A 1, Carlton Rangers 0; Hearts of Oak 1, 0 Norton Athletic 0; Waveney Youth 2, Wrentham 6.
Division Two: Corton White Horse Seltic 2, Beccles Caxton Reserves 3; Ellingham 0, Lacon Arms 1; Hearts of Oak Reserves 3, Blundeston Magpies 1; Oulton Broad and Notley's Res. 2, Royal Standard 6; Pakefield Re-United 4, Crusaders 2; Waveney Gunners 0, Barsham 1.
Division Three: Blundeston Plough 2, Factory Arms 2; Hopton White Hart 5, Marquis of Lorne 2; Oxford Arms Reserves 6, CDS Waveney Reserves 2; Westhall 2007 1, Spexhall Reserves 4.
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