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Norwich United and Great Yarmouth drawn away in FA Vase

PUBLISHED: 12:31 24 November 2014 | UPDATED: 12:31 24 November 2014

Ricci Butler will take his Great Yarmouth Town side to Hullbridge Sports in the third round of the FA Vase.

Ricci Butler will take his Great Yarmouth Town side to Hullbridge Sports in the third round of the FA Vase.

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Both of the region’s FA Vase representatives have been given tough away ties in the competition after the third round draw was made on Monday afternoon.

Great Yarmouth Town’s prize for seeing off Hadleigh on Saturday is a trip to Essex Senior League Premier side Hullbridge Sports, who accounted for AFC Rushden & Diamonds on Saturday.

Norwich United have also been handed an away tie with Damian Hilton’s men heading for Tring Athletic, who are currently struggling in the Spartans South Midlands League Premier Division. The Planters earned their third round place thanks to a 2-1 win over AFC Kempston Rovers.

Both ties will be played on Saturday, December 6.

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According to spectators, yesterday’s first round match in the Just World Indoor Singles Championship at Potters Resort in which the number six seed Rob Paxton defeated Welsh PBA qualifier Daniel Salmon, 9-5, 6-7, 2-1, was the game of the round – and worthy of a final.

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Gorleston made it two wins on the bounce as they came from behind with an improved second half show in their first home game of the year.

Gorleston gained three bonus points on Tuesday evening as they made it three wins in a row thanks to a two goals from Nathan Russell.

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