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That Winney feeling

PUBLISHED: 13:50 18 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:05 06 July 2010

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up

AFTER most teams have completed two games in the three division Lowestoft Saturday league, a number of sides are already sharing the lead at the top of the respective tables.

Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up

AFTER most teams have completed two games in the three division Lowestoft Saturday league, a number of sides are already sharing the lead at the top of the respective tables.

Waveney Reserves and Norton Athletic both head up Division One after two wins from two, and a similar goal difference.

Four goals from last season's leading goalscorer in division one, Ray Winney, gave Waveney a 6-2 away win at K&P A with other goals from Paul Jones and Dean Hurren.

Danny Hoadley's brace was enough to help Norton to a 4-1 away win at Corton White Horse Seltic, with Paul Harriman and Andy Green also on target.

Previous leaders Blundeston Magpies now sit third after a 2-2 away draw at Ole Frank, with goals for Crowe and Macias for Ronnie Socratous' side.

Spexhall started their campaign with a 4-3 win over Oxford Arms, with a brace for Danny Milne and goals from Ryan Coleman and Karl Brennan.

Mutford & Wrentham and Barsham both picked up their first point of the new campaign with a 2-2 draw, with goals for Luke Smith, Phil Sayers for the home side and Tim Roberts, Adam White for Barsham.

With both Waveney and Norton inactive tomorrow, the big match of the day will see last season's top two collide at Normanston Park.

An early first meeting of the season, in only their second game each of the new campaign, sees champions Hearts of Oak host Pot Black.

Something will have to give as both sides - who sit joint fourth - won their opening games a fortnight ago.

In the game of the day in Division Two, AFC Star made it two wins from two with a narrow 2 -1 win over previously unbeaten Suffolk Punch.

They head the table with Ellingham - who were 4-1 victors away at Norton Athletic Reserves (Olly Rushmere 2, Lee Squires, Paul Dunn) - and Pakefield Re-United, who went one better and won 5-1 at Bungay A (Michalski 2, Coote, Sutcliffe, Hone).

Crusaders, who won 3-0 away at Corton A, are also joint top but they've played a game more than their rivals.

Elsewhere, Gt Yarmouth Town Hall picked up their first points following promotion with a convincing 8-0 away win at Sole Bay United Reserves.

Tudor also picked up their first points with a 5-3 away win at Harleston Town Reserves, as did Hopton and Lowestoft International, who shared a point apiece in a 1-1 draw.

Norman Warrior head division three with a superior goal difference ahead of the also unbeaten Waveney Gunners and Oxford Arms Reserves.

The leaders dispatched Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves convincingly 8-1, while The Gunners beat Waveney A 5-3 and The Arms fired in three without reply against Spexhall Reserves.

After an opening day draw, Blundeston Magpies Reserves and Kirkley & Pakefield B are in fourth and fifth following respective wins 2-0 away at Factory Arms and 3-2 over Mutford & Wrentham Reserves at Walmer Road.

In the remaining two games in the division, four sides all picked up their first point of the new campaign.

Carlton Rangers and Marquis of Lorne shared an exciting 0-0 draw, while village sides Earsham and Westhall fought out a 1-1 draw to open their accounts.

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