Dereham Town visit Thetford Town in Norfolk Senior Cup in repeat of last season’s final

PUBLISHED: 22:35 15 October 2019 | UPDATED: 22:35 15 October 2019

Norfolk Senior Cup holders Dereham Town Picture: TONY THRUSSELL

Norfolk Senior Cup holders Dereham Town Picture: TONY THRUSSELL

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Tuesday night’s draw for the third round of the Norfolk Senior Cup threw up a repeat of last season’s final.

Holders Dereham Town will start the defence of their trophy at Thetford Town, the team they beat 2-1 at Carrow Road back in April.

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The draw was conducted during the half-time interval of the final second round tie between Great Yarmouth Town and Sprowston Athletic at The Wellesley, which the Bloaters won 3-2 after extra-time.

Rob McCombe's side now face a home derby against Acle United from the top flight of the Anglian Combination while neighbours Gorleston face a testing trip to Wroxham.

The other all Thurlow Nunn League tie sees Swaffham Town play host to Norwich United.

Full draw: UEA v Attleborough Town, Wroxham v Gorleston, Stalham Town v Wymondham Town, Diss Town v Mundford, Great Yarmouth Town v Acle United, Thetford Town v Dereham Town, Swaffham Town v Norwich United. Harleston Town v Fakenham Town.

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