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Norwich Sunday League round-up: Riverside Rovers in fine form to hammer Bungay

PUBLISHED: 12:31 11 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:31 11 October 2017

Action from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve Brown

Action from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve Brown

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Reigning champions Riverside Rovers gave notice that they don't intend to give up their crown easily by roaring back to the top of the Norwich Sunday League table with a 13-0 win over Bungay Town.

Action from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve BrownAction from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve Brown

Connor Delaney, Jordan Rocastle and James Maxwell Stuart all hit hat-tricks and further goals coming from Jamie Riley (two), Arron Kaye and Liam Baker gave Rovers a massive victory over the division’s bottom side. They now lead on goal difference from Schoolhouse who drew 1-1 at Acle Rangers.

DE FC are third after a 4-0 win over Farmhouse whilst Horsford United beat Poringland Wanderers 2-0. The game between the two promoted clubs saw Trimingham Pilgrims run out 4-2 winners at home to Sprowston Wanderers.

In Division One, leaders Hewett Old Boys went down to a 2-1 defeat at Longdale rovers, a result that saw the home side move up into second spot, whilst Aslacton and Phoenix FC took a point each after a 1-1 draw in South Norfolk.

Norman Wanderers Res took their first point of the season in a 1-1 draw with Windmill Wanderers

Action from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve BrownAction from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve Brown

Woolpack returned to the top of the Second Division after hitting a dozen at home to Briston FC as morning leaders Marlborough went down 4-1 at Mischief FC. Drayton Dazzlers scored seven when winning at Vale Longo and there was a first win of the season for Hethersett Athletic as they scored five without reply at home to Mettingham. Barracks FC also claimed their first win, 4-1 at Mad Moose Athletic.

There are three teams all on 12 points at the top of Division Three. Brooke Res are the new leaders as they beat East Tuddenham 6-1 whilst DCS Rapid were going down 2-1 at Newsman Celtic.

Silver Fox are also on 12 points courtesy of a 5-1 win at Dynamo FC.

MC Rovers ran out 3-1 victors at home to Harleston Town and Hempnall won by the odd goal of seven at Norman Wanderers A.

Action from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve BrownAction from Hosford's 2-0 win over Poringland Wanderers in the Norwich Sunday League. Picture: Steve Brown

After suffering a heavy defeat last week, Bungay Town Res will be pleased to have bounced back with a 4-1 home win over Acle Rangers Res.

AFC Norwich remain leaders of Division Four as they scored seven on their trip to Woodton United.

The second and third-placed teams also scored seven when winning, Hethersett Ath Res at Rackheath Rangers and FC Viking (Jonny Billing two, Matt Billing two, Craig Beeden three) at home to previously unbeaten Cellar House. Rose Athletic Res beat Sporting Iceni 3-0 whilst Eaton Park Corinthians gained a second victory as they beat Nelson Ath 4-0.

In Division Five AG Athletic top the table after scoring six at home to Ashill. Easton scored seven in beating Firside and Aylsham hit double figures when beating FC Viking Res.

Old Catton showed no signs of easing up at the top of the Under 19’s as they recorded an 8-2 win at St Andrews. Long Stratton beat Reepham Town 5-2 and remain second on goal difference from Cringleford who were 7-2 winners over Mulbarton Wanderers. Scole United hit six without reply against Heigham Park Rangers, whilst Hellesdon gained their first three points, winning 5-1 at Hethersett Athletic, goals coming from Ben Peters (three), Kailum D’eath and Tinashe Madzimur.

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