The Leathes Prior Veterans League
2017-18 Bulletin 10
Welcome to the tenth bulletin of the 2017-18 season. We
have 11 games to look at so let’s get straight into it.
VETERANS LEAGUE REVIEW
We start as always in the Premiership as Cringleford’s
unbeaten run was ended at the hands of Taverham as
they came away with a 3-2 victory. Kirk Bardsley, Jon
Shannon and Matt Thurlow all grabbed a goal which gives
Taverham a fourth win of the campaign. Cringleford
remain top and two points clear whilst also having a game
in hand. Quebec are hot on Cringleford’s heels as they
won 4-1 away at Attleborough. Jason Fletcher added 3
more to his collection as he now has 14 for the season.
Greg Harper grabbed the fourth to secure back to back
wins. Quebec remain second whilst Attleborough are
sixth. Tavern Old Boys won their first game in 3 games
with a 4-0 victory at Mulbarton Wanderers. Andrew
Cunningham grabbed a brace with Nathan Ferguson and
James Winter-Whitaker also getting on the scoresheet.
Tavern Old Boys stay third with Mulbarton remaining in
seventh.To view the current league table please click
here: NCFA Veterans Premiership
Thetford Town came out on top in the top of the table
clash at Scole United by 3 goals to 1. Steve Crawshaw and
Karl Pask scored the pick of the goals to get back to
winning ways. Scole remain a point clear of Thetford but
Thetford have 4 games in hand. Wymondham Town and
North Walsham Town played out a 2-2 draw. Colm
McGilway was amongst the goals again with 2 goals for
North Walsham. Wymondham remain fourth and North
Walsham are a place below in fifth. Easton St Faiths beat
Sole & Heel 2-1 to stay in third place. Lee Campbell and
Edward Jack were the goalscorers as they sealed their
sides fifth win of the season. Sole & Heel drop to seventh
after a sixth straight defeat. The last game came from
Wensum Albion as they entertained Unthank Arms.
Unthank Arms grabbed all 3 points with a 3-2 victory. The
pick of the goals came from James Bennett and Peter
Marron. Ryan Newell and Richard Powell were on the
scoresheet for Wensum but it wasn’t their day to get back
to back wins. After that win for Unthank Arms they now
move up to sixth whilst Wensum remain at the bottom of
the table. For an up to date look at the Championship
table then please click here: NCFA Veterans Championship#
In League One we just had one completed game with
Cottage and Costessey Sports playing out a 4-4 draw.
David Youngs scored a hattrick for Costessey Sports with
Darren Edge completing the scoring for the away side.
Cottage though scored four of their own with Neil Burrage
grabbing a brace with Simon Gant and Osa Odeh also
getting in on the act. The draw moves Cottage four points
clear at the top whilst Costessey remain in fourth place.
To view the table for League One then please click here:
NCFA Veterans League One
Sheringham have now won eight games in a row as they
beat Morley & Deopham 3-0. Paul Massingham scored a
brace with Simon Robinson completing the scoring.
Sheringham can secure the League 2 title in their next
game with a win at Micawbers Tavern. 2nd place
Hethersett Athletic won their fourth game of the season
at bottom team Erpingham United 2-1. Erpingham’s goal
came from Chris Hoye as they stay four points adrift of
Newsman Valhalla in sixth. Micawbers Tavern moved up
to third after a 1-0 win away at Newsman Valhalla. Jamie
Olney scored the only goal of the game. Please click here
for an up-to-date look at the League 2 Table: NCFA
Veterans League Two
NORFOLK VETERANS CUP
This Sunday sees 4 teams from the Leathes Prior Veterans
League compete for a place in the Veterans Cup Final at
the FDC. The first fixture sees Horsford travel to take on
the lowest ranking team left in Thetford Town. In the
other fixture Quebec Vets take on Cringleford Veterans
which should be a very entertaining encounter. Both
fixtures will take place at 2:00pm. We wish all teams all
the best in their Semi-Final!
- Premiership – Jason Fletcher – Quebec Vets – 14
goals in 7 games.
- Championship – Roy Bevis – Easton St Faiths – 12
goals in 4 games. Colm McGilway – North
Walsham Town – 12 goals in 9 games. Karl Pask –
Thetford Town – 12 goals in 6 games.
- League One – Andrew Ashby – Necton – 10 goals
in 5 games.
- League Two – Paul Massingham – Sheringham –
14 goals in 7 games.
Just a reminder that the deadline to register and transfer
any more players is Saturday 31st March. Therefore any
player registration forms handed in after this time will not
be accepted. If you do register any more players this
season please send these to
UPCOMING FIXTURES & NEXT BULLETIN
All fixtures for the next match week can be found on the
Full time website which can be done here. We also have
games on the 4th, 11th and 18th March which you can also
find on the above link. The next bulletin will be on
Wednesday 28th March.
Fixtures & Registrations Secretary