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Swaffham Town in seventh heaven

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Thurlow Nunn

Division One

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Swaffham Town boss Paul Hunt believes that Saturday’s seven-goal showing at Shoemakers Lane will give everyone at the club a huge lift for the remainder of the season.

The Pedlars, who drew 3-3 in the reverse fixture earlier in the season, made no mistake on their own patch.

Striker Joe Jackson bagged a hat-trick, while Alex Vincent and Matty Prudence helped themselves to braces.

A delighted Hunt said: “It was great to get back to winning ways on Saturday.

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“I think the boys really deserved it, because the couple of games before that we probably deserved more than what we got.

“A win is always nice, but a convincing win like that is great; it gives everyone a lift after a few disappointing results.

“We just need to keep winning games and put a good run together, then see where it leaves us at the end of the season.”

The afternoon started with a minute’s silence in memory of long-standing Swaffham supporter Paul Thorpe, who recently passed away.

King’s Lynn Reserves 1

Wisbech St Mary 2

Former King’s Lynn Town player Ben Coe returned to haunt his former club as Wisbech St Mary claimed the derby bragging rights at The Walks on Friday night.

Ex-Lynn and Wisbech Town frontman Nick Davey gave the Saints an early lead before Coe doubled the visitors’ advantage after the break.

The hosts, who missed a number of gilt-edged opportunities to open their account, replied through Dylan Edge.

n Harry Whayman has been loaned out to Stowmarket for the rest of the season.

n In the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, Fakenham Town suffered a 7-0 hammering at Saffron Walden Town.

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