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


Ryan Fox's triple win 31-8 as Halvergate move top

Bure League action saw defending champions Halvergate move top of the table on shot difference after winning 10-0 on points, 106-29 on shots, against Horsford BC. Ryan Fox’s triple ran out 31-8 winners while Jason Woods’ triple won 27-7, Keith Cooke’s triple won 26-6 and David Lamb’s triple won by 22-8. Halvergate also have one game in hand against rivals East Tuddenham and look odds on favourites to clinch the title again. Meanwhile East Tuddenham won 8-2 away to Thorpe Marriott where Trevor Brown’s triple won 21-12, Robin Amos’ triple won 13-8 and Simon Willies’ triple won by 15-14. Damian Lamb, Mandy Marshall & Tony Turner earned the home side their two points with an impressive 13-9 win against England international Chris Willies. Horsford Gold moved still further ahead in the City of Norwich League with a thumping 14-0 win on points, 68-17 on shots, win at home to Jarrolds and a 10-4 away win at Horsford Heroes. Their closest rivals are First Bus who lost ground on the leaders as they slipped to an 11-3 home defeat against Thorpe Marriott. Costessey made it seven wins from nine games with an 11-3 home win against bottom of the table British Rail. In the remaining City League match played this week Horsford Heroes won 11-3 at home to Windows. In the South Norfolk League leaders Connaught won 8-2 at Hingham while Horsford drew 5-5 at home to Saxlingham Nethergate. Horford’s heroes were Lyn Frank, Sue Fox & Margaret Harman whose big 22-5 win saved the home side from defeat. Lurking in second place are SNL giants Hempnall who have three games in hand over the leaders.   Breckland League leaders Wymondham won 8-2 at home to Thetford but Chloe Suffolk’s triple claimed a major scalp beating Chris Mann’s triple 17-15. Billie Barker, Simon Warnes & Jack Pye led the way for Wymondham with a 33-11 win while Debbie Sparham’s triple won 16-12 and Jon Sparham’s triple won 17-14. Thetford also went down 8-2 at Harling Unicorns. Diss won 7-3 away to Shropham in the Winter Afternoon League with Keith Buck, Graham Atter & Terry Newby making a massive contribution by winning 20-5. Tony Oram’s triple added an 18-6 win while for Shropham Jim Delaney’s triple won by 12-9 and Richard Broad’s triple held Russell Davidson’s triple to a 10-10 draw. Diss are now 12 points clear at the top ahead of Thetford.


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