Saffron Walden Town News

Spike Bell. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Four days after a tough league defeat at Long Melford, Saffron Walden Town returned to Stoneylands for an FA Cup preliminary qualifying round clash and produced a wonderful display of attacking football to prevail 2-0 and book an away tie at Southern League Premier Division side Chesham United.

Saffron Walden Town's Craig Calver takes a touch

Stuart Wardley’s Saffron Walden Town twice led at Stoneylands thanks to strikes from skipper Craig Calver and Graeme Turner and looked to be heading for victory on Tuesday night.

Saffron Walden Town have a chance to giantkill the giantkillers of last year's FA Cup. Picture: DOMINIC DAVEY

Saffron Walden Town have been handed the chance to upset one of last season’s FA Cup giantkillers – when they were drawn against Chesham United

Walden celebrate Shaun Avis' goal

The returning Shaun Avis was on the scoresheet as Saffron Walden Town climbed to the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division with a 4-1 home win over Godmanchester Rovers last night (Tuesday).

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

Saffron Walden Town will face Long Melford in the FA Cup preliminary round after Craig Calver’s second-half strike saw off Mildenhall Town 1-0 at Catons Lane on Saturday.

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Cricket

Saffron Walden suffered an agonising final-ball defeat to Ramsey at Anglo American Playing Fields in Tucker Gardner Division One action on Saturday.

George and Jack Peasgood showing off their British paratriathlon gold medals

George and Jack Peasgood took double gold at the British Paratriathlon Championships in Liverpool.

Alex Hancock bowls for Saffron Walden

A sixth-wicket stand of 145 between teenager Michael Turner and Jack Sneath saw Saffron Walden pick up their first Tucker Gardner Division One victory for three games by beating Histon by four wickets on the road on Saturday.

Joe Barrs sees a chance go begging. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden were beaten by 17 runs by Wisbech in Tucker Gardner Division One at Anglo American Playing Fields on Saturday.

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The ladies of Saffron Walden Golf Club have won the Grace Norman Trophy for the first time since 1988 at Newmarket.

Rugby News

Saffron Walden Rugby Club
Solo Baleisolomone

Saffron Walden Rugby Club have announced the addition of Solo Baleisolomone to the senior coaching team for the 2016-17 season.

Adam Miles, Mark Kimberley and Vilimoni Devuto celebrate a try

Newly promoted Saffron Walden RFC will host fellow promoted outfit Sudbury in their opening 2016/17 London One North game on Saturday, September 3.

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