Top clash marred by injury
Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-upTHIS week's top game was at Norton Subcourse where the league's top two sides - Hearts of Oak and Norton - were due to meet.
Notley's Lowestoft & District League round-up
THIS week's top game was at Norton Subcourse where the league's top two sides - Hearts of Oak and Norton - were due to meet.
However for the second time this season, the game was abandoned due to a nasty injury to Norton's Tom Hudson, which required an ambulance.
Only seven minutes were played with Norton winning 1-0 at the time.
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Pot Black took advantage of the abandonment to move into second place as they netted a late winner through debutant Vinny Terry to win 2-1 at Kirkley & Pakefield A.
FC Hearts go above Norton on goal difference following their fine 5-2 win at Spexhall and with games against Hearts of Oak and Norton in the next two weeks their destiny for the rest of the season will become much clearer.
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Wrentham bounced back from lasts week's defeat to beat Oxford Arms 3-1 whilst Waveney Reserves also collected the three points by beating bottom side Sole Bay United Reserves 6-0.
The final match in the division was the local derby at Beccles where a strengthened Caxton Reserves side went down 3-1 to Barsham.
The second division sees White Horse Seltic move six points clear of Ole Frank as they beat Pakfield Re-United 4-1.
Hopton White Hart are now sitting in fourth place following their 4-1 win against Tudor.
Crusaders move up the table after their 2-0 win against Oulton Broad & Notley's Reserves.
There was a seven goal thriller at Corton where Corton A defeated Bungay Town A 4-3 whilst Waveney Gunners' emphatic 9-1 win at Ellingham sees them leapfrog a place over their opponents in the league table.
Lowestoft International eased to the three points against Oxford Arms Reserves where they ran out 6-1 winners.
In the Norfolk Primary Cup, Norton Athletic Reserves involvement ended as they slumped to a 4-2 reverse at GY Albion despite holding a 2-1 lead early in the second half.
The top three in the third division have opened up a 14 point gap between third and fourth as they all won again.
Leaders Town Hall narrowly defeated Kirkley & Pakefield B 2-1 whilst Suffolk Punch saw off an in-form Waveney A 3-0 to preserve their maximum points record for the season to date.
Harleston Town Reserves went nap at Marquis of Lorne winning 5-0.
Lake Lothing are now fourth following their fine 3-2 success against Spexhall Reserves.
The remaining games in the division both ended in stalemates as White Horse Seltic Reserves and Earsham drew 1-1 and Factory Arms and Westhall ended 2-2.
Hearts of Oak1311115434
Kirkley & Pakefield A13616519
Solebay United Res13229-312*
White Horse Seltic1312015236
Norton Athletic Res118121825
Hopton White Hart12813625
OB& Notleys Res14608-1118
Oxford Arms Res121011-833
GY Town Hall1412116637
Suffolk Punch 20081212004436
K & Pakefield B13508015
WH Seltic Res153210-3211
Blund Magpies Res13238-256*
* adjustments made.