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Great Yarmouth and District Saturday Leaguewww.gydfl.comAN Ian Barnes hat-trick earned Prostar Windows a second round home tie in the Norfolk Primary Cup to Old Hunstanton on October 25.

Great Yarmouth and District Saturday League

AN Ian Barnes hat-trick earned Prostar Windows a second round home tie in the Norfolk Primary Cup to Old Hunstanton on October 25.

Prostar Windows are one of only two sides in the second division with an unbeaten record, the other being Albion (GY) who remain top despite being idle on Saturday.

The teams occupying second to fourth all won.

Shrublands are second to Albion on goal difference following a home win against Great Yarmouth United, Arren Howarth, Jason Thompson and an own goal were on target in a 3-1 success.

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South Yarmouth have seven points from their first four games as they won 6-0 at bottom club Carpathians.

Glen Linnett grabbed four goals, Matthew Wallis and Maximillian Moerkerk one each.

Gorleston Wanderers have the same record after recording back-to-back wins by the odd goal. Jason Rowe bagged a brace and Chris Wilkes one as they beat MK United Reserves 3-2.

Great Yarmouth Peelers got their season back on track by playing good passing football against a sporting Martham A to record a sound 5-0 win.

Peelers quickly took the lead when the alert young Chris Law caught the Martham defence napping allowing him to burst through, round the keeper before coolly slotting the ball home.

He soon added a second sweeping home a fine cross from close distance and was only denied a first-half

hat-trick by the solid performance of the Martham keeper George Hudson.

Straight from kick-off in the second half Peelers put the game beyond doubt when Wayne Goreham finished a slick passing move and then added to the score through Adam Pope and Darren Reade, who with his second goal in three games is bidding to trade his defensive position for that of Peelers' striker.

After winning their opening two games Paperclip have lost their next two, despite taking a first half-lead through Grant Lloyd at Hemsby Reserves.

Hemsby started the second half brightly and started to create chances again and put Paperclip under pressure.

The turning point came midway through the second half when Paperclip were awarded a penalty which they missed. From this point Hemsby stepped up a gear and from a thunder bolt from Cain Esherwood made the scores 1-1.

Going into the final 15 minutes Hemsby took the lead through Ronnie Dixon to make the final score 2-1.

The first division has a very familiar look to it with Catfield, MK United and Arches having perfect records after the opening four matches.

Gary Todd eclipsed Chad Pillar by scoring four times against Pillar's three as Catfield beat Golfers Arms 10-1 with Karl Barnard, Adam Hodds and Luke Jackson completing the scoring.

Arches had to work for their three points but goals from Danny Pollard and Dean Harper secured a narrow 2-1 win at home to Reedham.

MK United beat Great Yarmouth International 3-0 with goals from Dale Ingram, Louis Turner and Hogg.

Goals from Ashley Leggett and Dean Horsley earned Gunton a 2-0 win at home to Caister A and fourth spot.

Two of the promoted sides met on the Beaco looking for their first points in the top flight and it was Lacon Arms who emerged impressive 5-0 winners against Tramway.

On Saturday there are five first round Wiltshire Cups that pair first division against second division with new boys Great Yarmouth United having the daunting task of trying to keep in check free-scoring Catfield.

Hemsby Reserves and Carpathians also have difficult looking ties against MK United and Golfers Arms respectively, although the experienced Prostar Windows might fancy their chances at home to Lacon Arms and Tramway will be looking for a confidence boosting first win of the season when they entertain Martham A.

All teams should make allowance for the difficult travelling conditions in and around Great Yarmouth and ensure they allow additional travelling time to make sure games kick-off on time.

Travel problems will not be an excuse for late kick-offs and save teams from a fine, as the problems have been well publicised.