North West Norfolk League pick up accolade

The North West Norfolk League picked up a prestigious award last month.

In September, the league collected the 2023 league of the year award from Norfolk County FA.

The league would like to put on record a thanks to all teams, officials and supporters of the league for their contribution.

North West Norfolk League officials collect the League of the Year Award for 2023
North West Norfolk League officials collect the League of the Year Award for 2023

In the latest league action, Dersingham Reserves climbed up to third in Division One with a 5-3 win against AFC Lynn Reserves.

The fixture was the only league game to survive the weather with other teams participating in county cup action.

The competitive fixture saw an array of goal scorers which included Ben Welch, Ruben Dores, Ahmed Rhaouti and Harry Goodbourn.

Docking Rangers entertained Sprowston Reserves in the previously postponed Junior Cup fixture.

Docking lead 1-0 at half time thanks to Michael Wood.

However, a Ben Colk strike for the visitors saw the tie go to penalties. Sprowston were confident from the spot and won the shootout 5-3.

Clenchwarton were also in Junior Cup action as they played host to Bradenham & Mattishall Reserves. A Keith Houghton brace was enough to secure the win for the visitors.

There was a full fixture schedule in Division Two with the top two, Weeting Saxons and West Winch facing off for the second time already this season.

Winch won the first fixture 2-1 and this time the tightly-contested scoreline flipped the other way.

Goals from father and son, John and Daniel Murphy secured the three points for Weeting with Kieran Neville finding the consolation goal from West Winch.

A Louie Haddleton masterclass helped Shouldham to their second win of the season.

His four goals contributed to a 6-1 win against Docking Reserves who had Joe Leverett on the scoresheet. Daniel Miller and Carter Taylor rounded off the scoring for Shouldham.

Harvey Hughes and Mark Smith had to fight over the match ball as they both struck trebles in the Woottons 7-2 win at Marshland Reserves.

Alex Kirby rounded off the Woottons scoring as Steven Cooke and Ivan Crisp found the net for Saints.

Nine goals were claimed between Gayton A and Watlington Development with the later winning 5-4. Finley Brooke was another player to claim a hattrick whilst Luke Henderson claimed a brace.

Dersingham A sunk to their first loss of the season against KLSC FC A. KLSC took full advantage of a Desingham team that took 20 minutes to wake up.

The Lynn side scored three good goals in this period, with Alfie Royal, Shaun Hayden and Ashley Prosper being their scorers.

The Dersingham management rearranged their line up and in the second half they scored two goals, one from Jamie Cook and the other, from Scott Deadman.

Finally, goals from Ant Glendinning, Brian King and Cameron Smith saw Clenchwarton Reserves defeat Cowley Wanderers 5-0.