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Gayton United A defy the odds to beat league leaders

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Saturday saw Gayton United A defy the odds to defeat league leaders Heacham Reserves in Division One of the North West Norfolk League.

Heacham went into the game unbeaten all season but goals from Brad Tennant (2), Harry Cunliffe and Samba Djalo sent them home with a 4-3 victory.

Curtis Morias (2) and Ben Dear were on target for Heacham, who were punished for some poor defending.

Weeting Saxon v Docking Reserves action from Division Three of the North West Norfolk League. (52855301)
Weeting Saxon v Docking Reserves action from Division Three of the North West Norfolk League. (52855301)

Newly-promoted side Docking Rangers will be quietly content with their start to the season as they find themselves in fourth place after six games.

This week they came from behind to beat Denver 3-2, with a brace from the experienced Ryan Mellor and one from Preston Sharpe.

Division Two saw a full round of fixtures played and gave Reffley the chance to make ground up on league leaders Ingoldisthorpe.

Goals from Charlie Dungey, Jack Cropley and Eddie McGahren helped them on their way to a 4-1 win over KLSC FC Reserves.

Weeting Saxons came from behind to beat Docking Reserves 4-2.

It was all square with five minutes to play but goals from James Tasker and James Langley claimed the three points for the Saxons.

Ricky Ramshaw scored both the Docking goals with his first being a superb free-kick.

Terrington got back to winning ways after last weekend’s draw.

Ben Harris claimed a hat-trick which resulted in The Woottons losing their seventh league game in a row.

James Boyden picked up two goals for Heacham Social Club but it wasn’t enough to see them beat a strong Castle Rising side.

Rising left the coast with a 7-3 win after braces for Braiden Easter and Matthew Pearson.

Watlington Reserves picked up their third win of the season as they scraped home to a 4-3 win over West Winch.

William Harris made his claim for the match ball after picking up a treble.

In Division Three, Ingoldisthorpe Reserves confidently dispatched Docking Development 8-1.

Anthony Rice and Ivan Gkusko netted twice to take Thorpe up to fourth spot.

Mike Daisley and Daniel Thiel-Ford showed the youngsters where the goal was as they both netted for Terrington Reserves in a 5-1 win over Runcton Holme.

Finally, league leaders AFC Lynn Napier Reserves were run all the way by West Winch Reserves but Napier eventually came out on top.

Two goals from Liam Simper put them on track to a 5-3 away win.

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