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Sunday League front-runners maintain their perfect starts

PUBLISHED: 07:10 27 October 2017

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In the Great Yarmouth Sunday League both Wheelwrights and True Traders kept up their perfect starts to the season.

Wheelwrights stayed top of the division by winning away to Hemsby 7-1.

Connor Alford bagged a hat-trick for the visitors and Mitch Forbes a brace while there was one goal apiece for Josh Dunthorpe and Josh Ford.

True Traders won a tight affair with Lowestoft team The Fusileers 3-1.

There was a goal apiece for George Barnden, Reece Hopper and Ryan Hopper while the goal for Fusileers was scored by Eduardo Ferreira.

Waveney came up against a Windmill side now starting to find last year’s form and crashed to an emphatic 12-2 defeat.

Memphis Belton won their first game of the season by beating Hemsby Reserves 6-0. Dale Howe and Jamie Jenner both got two each and Scott Daniels and Marc Searby netted one apiece.

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