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PUBLISHED: 07:00 13 February 2009 | UPDATED: 22:27 05 July 2010

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up

THE league knockout cup took centre stage this week as four of the five remaining second round ties were played with the weather putting pay to the tie between Blundeston Magpies & White Horse Seltic.

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up

THE league knockout cup took centre stage this week as four of the five remaining second round ties were played with the weather putting pay to the tie between Blundeston Magpies & White Horse Seltic.

Holders Hearts of Oak eased into the last eight with a 7-1 win against second division Lowestoft International, likewise Barsham who beat Bungay Town A 6-0.

Pot Black also put paid to second division opposition in the shape of Pakefield Re-United with a much closer scoreline 2-0.

Norton Athletic Reserves also from the second division ended the hopes of first division Oxford Arms with Simon Tarver netting the only goal of the game.

Onto league affairs and Norton Athletic moved back into second place in Division One after one of their best team performances of the season so farsaw them defeat FC Hearts 3-1.

There was a nine goal thriller at Wrentham where the home side prevailed 5-4 against Kirkley & Pakefield A whilst on Southwold Common, Spexhall picked up the points winning 2-1 against Sole Bay Reserves.

The second division saw Ole Frank close the gap to six points following their 8-0 win at Oxford Arms Reserves whilst Oulton Broad & Notley's Reserves scored seven in their 7-1 win at Waveney Gunners.

Two sides with hopes of a high finish both lost as Crusaders went down 3-1 to a resurgent Corton A and discipline cost Hopton White Hart as they went down 3-2 at Tudor after they had three men sent off.

The third division saw leaders Town Hall ease to a 4-0 win against Westhall, whilst Harleston Town Reserves won by the same score at Earsham - a result which sees them move above the inactive Suffolk Punch into second place.

Kirkley & Pakefield B ran out 4-1 winners against Marquis of Lorne - a result that puts them fifth - whilst a strengthened Magpies Reserves side crashed in 13 goals against Factory Arms with just two in reply.


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