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Lakenheath crowned Suffolk Senior Cup champions

Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press
Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

Lakenheath were crowned Suffolk Senior Cup champions following an emphatic 7-0 win over Ipswich Valley Rangers at Bury Town’s ram Meadow on Saturday.

Heath narrowly missed out on winning the Kershaw Cambridgeshire League Premier Division title, finishing second, but put the disappointment behind them with a devastating display as Matt Haydon’s hat-trick was added to by Luke Catchpole, Adam Place, Josh Green and an own goal to clinch the title.

Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club are still searching for a first win of the new East Anglian Premier Division season after drawing with Saffron Walden at home.

The visitors batted first and posted a total of 193-7 before Bury held out to claim a share of the spoils with captain Michael Comber scoring 49.

Meanwhile, rivals Woolpit (98-3) beat Vauxhall Mallards (97) in a seven-wicket success away from home. Sam Webb-Snowling hit 50 while Sean Dickson also impressed with a four wicket haul/

Elsewhere, Mildenhall Fen Tigers claimed the bragging rights in the National League with 51-39 derby-day victory over rivals Kings Lynn.

In the Sky Bet Championship, Ipswich Town and Norwich City’s battle for a place in the play-off final remains finely poised following a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the semi-finals.

The East Anglian rivals met at Portman Road on Saturday and it was the visitors Norwich who took the lead through Jonny Howson.

However, substitute Paul Anderson struck moments before the interval to keep the tie evenly matched ahead of the second leg at Carrow Road on Saturday (12.15pm).


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