Welcome to the ninth bulletin of the 2017-18 season. We have plenty of action to look at so let’s get straight into it!
Cringleford have kept their winning run going but were made to work for it with a 6-4 win against Mulbarton Wanderers. Darren Huckerby added to his tally for the season with a brace along with Matt Metcalf. Mark Hallam and Rudi Hare were also on the scoresheet for the leaders. Thomas Fitchew kept up his good scoring form as he moved into double figures for the season with a brace. The win keeps Cringleford 5 points clear at the top of the table with Quebec their nearest challengers. Quebec came away with an excellent 2-1 victory at 3rd placed Horsford. Jason Fletcher scored his 11th of the season with Ben Read also getting on the scoresheet. Horsford now trail Quebec by 4 points and remain in 3rd place. Horsford did pick up a victory though as they beat Watton United the week before 2-0. Damian Fahy grabbed the first goal with Darren Fox coming off the bench to seal the win. Watton United then grabbed a point against Tavern Old Boys by drawing 2-2. Leonel Veiga and Kevin Bloomfield were on the scoresheet for Watton United whilst Nathan Ferguson and Troy Bond scored for Tavern. Tavern close the gap to Horsford to just one point and still have 2 games in hands on the teams above them. Attleborough beat Taverham 4-2 with Daniel Cook, Jon Fitzgerald, Chris Hancy and David Luckhurst all on the scoresheet. Both teams are now on nine points with Taverham in 5th place and Attleborough in 6th. To view the current league table please click here: NCFA Veterans Premiership
Scole United pick up their sixth win of the season with a 2- 1 win away at Unthank Arms. Graham Ruddock and Mark Powell secured the win which moves them onto 20 points after 10 games. Thetford Town drew their first game of the season with North Walsham 3-3. Tim Leavold, Colm McGilway and Lee Potter all scored for North Walsham with Karl Pask grabbing a brace for Thetford Town with Stephen Wycherley scoring his first of the season. North Walshams point moves them onto 13 along with Wymondham Town and Easton St Faiths. Wensum Albion won their first game of the season against Sole & Heel by 3 goals to 2. Ryan Newell scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season with Michael Martin scoring the third. Sole & Heel’s goals came from Damion Vincent but it wasn’t enough as they have now lost 5 games in a row and sit in sixth place. Wymondham Town bounced back from their defeat against Scole with a 5-1 win against Easton St Faiths to move up into 3rd place. Easton St Faiths drop down to 4th place after their first league defeat since September. For an up to date look at the Championship table then please click here: NCFA Veterans Championship
Cottage lost their first game since October with a 3-2 defeat away at Mundford Exiles. Jamie Anderson, Jamie Brooks and Graham Peckham all scored one each as they won their first game since September. The win keeps Mundford sixth but they are now level on points with Necton in 5th. Cringleford Old Boys won comfortably by 6 goals to nil against Costessey Sports. John McCluskey and Joao Cardoso were the pick of the scorers as they both scored twice. Cringleford remain in 2nd place and just 3 points behind leaders Cottage. Swaffham Town won their first game since November as they beat Harts 4-1. Keith Rix was the pick of the scorers as they remain in seventh but move onto 9 points. To view the table for League One then please click here: NCFA Veterans League One
Sheringham have now won seven on the trot as they won 6-0 at home to Newsman Valhalla. Wayne Campbell scored a hattrick with each of Kristian Gleave, Paul Massingham and Simon Robinson scoring once. East Harling beat Erpingham United 5-3 with Andrew Morris scoring 4 times with Chris Bray adding a fifth. The win puts East Harling onto 10 points and just 3 points off 2nd . The final game came from Micawbers Tavern as they drew with Morley & Deopham 0-0. Please click here for an up-to-date look at the League 2 Table: NCFA Veterans League Two
- Premiership – Jason Fletcher – Quebec Vets – 11 goals in 6 games.
- Championship – Roy Bevis – Easton St Faiths – 12 goals in 4 games.
- League One – Andrew Ashby – Necton – 10 goals in 5 games.
- League Two – Paul Massingham – Sheringham – 12 goals in 6 games.