Ingoldisthorpe go marching on after denting Docking’s top four bid

Docking Rangers welcomed Ingoldisthorpe in North West Norfolk Division One league action on Saturday knowing that wins are needed to help their top four claim.

The closely fought game, which was well refereed by Ray Venemore, saw Thorpe claim yet another win thanks to goals from Dylan Ess, Aaron Herbert and Ryan Younge.

Jamie Tooth and Michael Wood struck consolation goals for Docking as the game ended 3-2 to the visitors.

Ingoldisthorpe Reserves pictured receiving their Team of the Month award
Ingoldisthorpe Reserves pictured receiving their Team of the Month award

Reffley’s Eddie McGahren was in fine form as he found the net on four occasions against West Winch.

The Reds also had Charlie Dungey and Louis Royal on the scoresheet as they ran out 6-2 victors.

Clenchwarton deservedly claimed their first clean sheet of the season as they overcame Watlington Reserves 3-0. Scorers included Alfie Bargewell and Liam Cocksedge.

There was a full programme of Division Two fixtures and the ever-improving Gayton Old Boys really cannot be stopped in 2023.

They continued their unbeaten run with a 3-1 win over The Woottons. Scorers included Miles Easey, Callum Lee, Chris Smith, and Alex Kirby.

With Old Boys in such fine form, Ingoldisthorpe Reserves know that wins are needed to keep control in the title race.

On Saturday, they hosted Reffley Reserves and it was just the one point for each team after a 2-2 draw.

Thomas Hostx and Chelsey Mayes hit the target for Thorpe who finished the game with nine men due to Billy Ngan and Bradley Rix receiving red cards from referee Leonard Pearson. Dion Evans struck a brace for the Reds to claim their point.

There were nine goals in the game between Dersingham A and AFC Lynn Napier Reserves.

With the scores locked at 3-3 after 45 minutes, Dersingham found their feet in the second half and claimed a 6-3 win. Scorers in the game included Billy Eastwood, James Wicklen, Kaya Kastas and Alfie Muffett.

Bottom side West Winch Reserves entered their fixture against Weeting Saxons as underdogs but gained just their second league win of the season.

The game finished 5-3 to Winch with Tony Clifford, Jack Purdy, Jordan Clifford and Kyle Hitchcock securing the win.

North Lynn bounced back to winning ways against Watlington Development.

The fiery fixture saw Darren Astle issue red cards to three players including Julius Tauckela and Lewis Henderson.

The game finished 5-1 to the Lynn based side with Bobby Barnes, Aaron Smith and Carl Wake on target.

Finally, there was a 4-2 home win for Marshland Saints Reserves against KLSC FC A. Callum Rodgers, Ivan Crisp and Dylan Hopkin were on the scoresheet.