Notley’s Lowestoft and District League round up

THE goals flowed in what was an unbelievable goal-fest at the weekend with a total of 123 being scored in the 19 games played in the league and cup.

In the Suffolk Primary Cup the league has two representatives in the semi finals. DK Consultants were drawn against Waveney Gunners in the quarter finals and from the current top two in the second divison it was DK that won through with an amazing 11-4 scoreline.

They are joined by Mutford & Wrentham who scored the only goal in their tie at Aldeburgh Town.

Moving on to the first division and it got better for Oxford Arms as they recorded their ninth straight win in beating Pakefield Re-United 5-1 and with it they stretched their lead to an impressive nine points as second placed Norton slipped to a 4-2 reverse against Hearts of Oak who are more than likely the only side that could realistically challenge Oxford for the title with the two sides clashing this weekend.

Waveney Reserves recorded an emphatic 8-1 win against Barsham, thanks to a hat-trick from Ray Winney, and one goal apiece for Ian Hunter, Paul Hunter, Lee Faulkner, Dean Hurren and Tom Beals. In form Pot Black won 6-1 against Corton White Horse Seltic, who remain firmly rooted to the bottom of the table.

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Blundeston Magpies returned from an out of sorts Spexhall with a fine 2-1 win and the points were shared at Walmer Road as Kirkley & Pakefield A and Gt Yarmouth Town Hall drew 2-2.

There was joy for Norton Athletic Reserves who claimed their first win of the season beating Telecom Rovers 3-1 and with it climb off the bottom of division two as Ellingham were thrashed 11-0 at Hopton, who are up to fourth with four games in hand. Bungay Town A remain in third following their 5-2 win at Beccles Caxton Reserves.

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Elsewhere Earsham netted the solitary goal in their derby fixture with Spexhall Reserves while Lowestoft International won by the odd goal of five against Waveney A.

The third division has been adjusted following the withdrawal of Marquis of Lorne but Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves remain at the summit following their 21-0 rout over a sporting Lowestoft Albion side who keep on going.

Mutford & Wrentham Reserves are in second courtesy of their 4-2 victory against Carlton Rangers while FC Eastport slipped to third following their surprise 3-2 reverse at Factory Arms, a result which lifts them to fifth place.

Harleston Town Reserves are up to fourth after beating Oxford Arms Reserves 5-2 while Kirkley & Pakefield B won their mid-table clash against Blundeston Magpies 2-1. The final game was played at Westhall and saw a remarkable 7-5 scoreline in favour of the visitors Southwold Town Reserves.

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