Saffron Walden Town News

Spike Bell. Picture: Jamie Pluck

After finishing eighth on their return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division this season, Saffron Walden Town dished out some worthy awards at the club’s annual presentation evening on Saturday.

Saffron Walden Town U18s win the Colchester Open Cup

Saffron Walden Town U18s finished their season on a high by beating Lawford Junior Blues 3-2 to lift the Colchester Open Cup at Wivenhoe Town FC.

Saffron Walden Town manager Stuart Wardley

Stuart Wardley was left toasting a fine Thurlow Nunn Premier Division turnaround and he hopes to use newly crowned Premier League champions Leicester City as inspiration in a quest for promotion next season.

Craig Calver. Picture by Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town guaranteed at least a ninth place finish in an impressive first Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season as they beat Swaffham Town 3-1 last night (Wednesday).

Saffron Walden Town's Craig Calver battles his man. Picture: Dominic Davey

Kirkley & Pakefield remain a bogey team for Saffron Walden Town after inflicting another defeat on Stuart Wardley’s men at Catons Lane on Tuesday night.

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Other Sport News

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Great Chesterford Bowls Club suffered a 7-0 home defeat to Melbourn in the Cambs & District League.

Cricket

Vice-captain Steve Temblett says Saffron Walden 5ths exhibited the good qualities of the club after six father and son combinations donned their whites in their eventual victory over Cambridge Granta 4ths at Caldecote on Saturday.

Left to right, Jaine Fieldhouse SWGC captain; Alex Greatwood, Frank McDonald, competition organiser, Alice Greatwood, Chris Porter, SWGC captain.

Ely Golf Club duo, Alex and Alice Greatwood, retained their Saffron Walden Mixed Open title by the slenderest of margins at the weekend.

Baz Taylor Saffron Striders

This week saw the second league race of the Kevin Henry 5K Summer Series where Saffron Walden compete with Ely, Newmarket, Haverhill and Cambridge.

Golf

Saffron Walden Golf Club’s scratch team, supported by Ford Wells group, beat Ramsey 4-2 on the road to get their season back on track.

Rugby News

Adam Miles attempts to hold off his man

Danny Hunter’s Saffron Walden ended their title-winning campaign with another Henham victory, this time over a battling Holt side.

Saffron Walden celebrate at the end

Saffron Walden have been crowned London 2NE champions with one game to spare after a 44-12 victory over bottom club Basildon on Saturday.

Saffron Walden RFC v Norwich

With Saffron Walden RFC just one game away from securing the London 2NE league title, Danny Hunter says the players and the club as a whole should take all the plaudits, and not just him, for their success.

Adam Miles, Mark Kimberley and Vilimoni Navia celebrate a try

With two league games to go, the equation for Saffron Walden is quite simple; triumph in one encounter and the title is theirs.

Brad Baker, Matt Holden and Ben Nash clutch the Cambridgeshire County Cup

Saffron Walden RFC claimed what will hopefully be the first leg of an historic double this season, beating Zoo League Division Two side Shelford Nomads 35-22 to lift the Cambridgeshire Cup.

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