Sport - Football: Late Riverside rally earns cup replay

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Riverside face a Norfolk Primary Cup replay against Sporle tomorrow after two late goals earned them a second bite of the cherry.

They recovered from 3-1 down with ten minutes of extra-time remaining to earn a draw, thanks to goals from Chris Sainty, Mark Demonty and Luke Thompson.

Discovery Royals maintained their 100 per cent start to the season when travelling to Cromer and coming away with a well-earned 2-0 win.

Smithdon Hunstanton beat a spirited Ellingham outfit thanks to an own goal and some fine saves from man-of-the-match Neil Walden.

There were also wins for William Burt, Flitcham, Gayton Utd Reserves and Castle Rising.

Lynn Williams hosted Stoke Ferry and, despite goals from Steven Hornigold and MoM Martin Harrowing, lost 2-3.

Unfortunately there were also defeats for Dersingham Reserves, Docking, Lynn Retreat and Hunstanton.

There was action in all four divisions of the North West Norfolk League.

In Division One, leaders Lynn North End came from behind to beat Sedgeford 8-1 and Watlington won their first win of the season against Heacham.

Division Two’s only game saw Denver beat Ingoldisthorpe Reserves 5-3 with goals coming from Alex Oughton, Martyn Bandy and a hat-trick from Morris Armitage/PKS construction MoM Matthew Chapman.

Division Three saw Gaywood triumph 8-1 over Heacham Res and there were also wins for Redgate Rangers Reserves and Birchwood.

In Division Four, there were big wins for Snettisham who beat Woottons Res 7-0, and Tilney who beat Watlington Reserves 9-0 with goals coming from Liam Peart (4), Jason Pease (2), Paul Henry (2) and captain Darren Browne. Tilney MoM was Alex Bone.

Pentney won 2-1 at Marshland Saints with goals from Peter Bloom and MoM Cristian Manning.

South Creake Reserves beat River Lane Rangers 3-2 with goals from James Page, Darren Studd and Johnny Fisher with Danny Overton and Jon Leadley replying for Rangers. South Creake Reserves thank Matty Kemp for taking the whistle.

Anglian Combination

Premier Division

Dersingham Rovers 3

St Andrews 0

Dersingham remain well-placed in the league after a 3-0 win at home to St Andrews, with Gary English, Paul English and Lee Hyde all finding the net for the hosts.

Matchday sponsor: Klimatech Ltd; 50/50 winner: L. Staples.

n In last week’s paper, we said that Greyfriars FC had been sponsored by Neville Nichols, of Unique Interior Scaffolding, when it should have said Unique Interior Shopfitting.

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