"I am a Norfolk man and Glory in being so." Horatio Nelson

Hempnall SNL champions again

With two games still to play Hempnall have been confirmed as South Norfolk League champions for the ninth year in a row. But a real dogfight is on for the runners-up spot with Diss & Horsford level on 65 points each. Horsford won 6-4 at Connaught where Roger Frank’s triple won their game by seven shots to earn the match points. Diss destroyed visitors Saxlingham by 10-0 on points, 58-20 on shots, as Saxlingham’s season went from bad to worse. Terry Newby’s triple won 20-2 in the night’s biggest win. Diss will have been less pleased with a 6-4 home defeat against Hingham with Margaret Hunter’s 19-10 win, and Keith Thomas’ 20-10 win, inflicting a surprise defeat. Hingham also won 6-4 at home to Connaught with a seven shot win for Keith Thomas earning the match points.