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Oulton Broad beat rivals to go four points clear in Lowestoft League

PUBLISHED: 09:19 15 December 2017

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There was a top of the table clash in Division One of the Lowestoft and District League sponsored by Lauren Lou in aid of Cancer Fundraising.

Oulton Broad won 3-1 at Mutford and Wrentham to open a four point gap, with S Atkins getting the consolation goal.

Kirkley & Pakefield A crushed bottom club Barsham 7-0 and Norton and First and Last drew 4-4 with Orme scoring two penalties for Norton. Southwold and Hearts of Oak was abandoned at half-time due to safety concerns over an icy pitch while Spexhall’s game was postponed.

In Division Two Waveney A lead the table by one point after winning 5-0 at Crusaders. Beccles Caxton Reserves are second after beating Bungay A 4-1 with A Martin getting a hat-trick for Caxton. Hopton beat Spexhall Reserves 12-1 with hat-tricks from Wallis and Copp to move up to third place. Ellingham beat Earsham Reserves 1-0 with a goal for O Sadler.

Division Three leaders Celt Rangers had their County Cup game called off due to the weather. Second place Mariners lost 3-2 to Redwood Utd who move into third place with goals from Telmo Harewood and Dando.

Loddon Reserves beat East Coast 2-1 at home and AFC Oulton beat Mutford Reserves 9-0 and a day when only five games were lost due to the bad weather.

Pigeon racing: Ness Point SRFC’s Christmas Open Pigeon Show takes place at Ness Point headquarters (opposite the Stanford Arms), Stanford Street, Lowestoft, NR32 2NY on Sunday (handled Y/C and handled O/H, penning from 11am, entry fee 50p per bird).

The usual Christmas refreshments will be laid on while there will be a Christmas hamper raffle plus prize raffle and Sheila’s card draw. All welcome whether competing or not.

For further details contact show secretary, George Harvey on 01502 500663.

Hockey; A heavy overnight frost played havoc with the local hockey programme at the weekend, with most games being called off.

Lowestoft Ladies had an unscheduled day off in the East League Division One North while Lowestoft Railway’s men’s and women’s teams were also left idle by the wintry weather.

The teams have all now completed their fixtures for the year and are set to resume their league campaigns on the first weekend of 2018.

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