Match of the day in the North West Norfolk League was in Division Three where South Creake moved into pole position, thanks to a 2-1 win at Denver.

With leaders Upwell Town A absent from action, the winners knew they would go top and that was decided in cruel fashion for the hosts five minutes from the end when Taras Pavlyuk’s shot squirmed out of Denver goalkeeper Nick Martin’s grasp.

Cameron Allen gave the visitors the lead after Denver failed to defend a long throw but Matthew Wolfe levelled matters with his 12th goal of the season.

Matty Willis had an effort to ruled offside for the hosts.

South Creake’s Plume Of Feathers man of the match was Adam Sewell.

Springwood’s second-half comeback proved in vain in a thriller at Heacham A. The hosts led 3-0 at the interval but were left hanging on for a 4-3 win, thanks to goals from Gary Bowman 2, Jack Dennis and Johannes Thill. Joe Hooke, Robbie Preira and Dan Scott netted for Springwood.

Watlington Reserves pulled away from the bottom two with a 3-1 win at Hungate.

Alex Drown, Dan Durrant and Chris Murray were Pentney’s scorers in a 3-1 victory against Birchwood Reserves, for who Lee Castleton struck.

Watlington closed the gap at the top of the Division One table with a 3-2 win against Gayton United Reserves.

Ben Baxter-Hunt and Ben Fenn were among the scorers as they closed within two points of Heacham with a game in hand.

Birchwood worked hard for a first-half 3-0 lead as they climbed into third place with a 4-1 win at Dersingham Rovers A. Perry Cracknell pulled one back but the visitors were clear thanks to Paul Phillips 2, Nicholas Searle and Bradley Wilson

Bishops Lynn gained revenge for their early-season 5-2 defeat at home to West Lynn by hitting  back from behind to win 2-1 in the return. Nicholas Lee scored the only goal of the first half but Paul Davis and Adam Mason responded.

Redgate Rangers Reserves failed to take the chance to close the gap at the top of Division Two when they were held to a goalless draw at struggling Ingoldisthorpe Reserves.

Chay Davies scored two and Kyle Watts one for Great Massingham but it was in vain as they lost 5-3 at Heacham Reserves.

Connor Jackson hit all the goals for Terrington in their 3-1 win against Hunstanton. Wesley Auker got the reply.

Discovery Royals let slip a 2-0 lead to crash out of the George Graver Cup 7-3 at home to Castle Rising.

Keegan Branham, Tom Olive and Kevin Scott got their goals.