Saffron Walden Town News

Saffron Walden Town took to the pitch with heavy hearts on Saturday following the passing of Dennis Savill, but they honoured the one-time board member with a 1-0 win over March Town.

Saffron Walden Town manager Stuart Wardley sends in instructions from the sideline. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Newmarket Town’s defence of the Thurlow Nunn Challenge Cup ended at Catons Lane on Tuesday night against Saffron Walden Town.

Jamie Solkhon set up Greg Strong's winner. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Greg Strong scored a last-minute goal to see Saffron Walden Town past Downham Town and ensure they kept pace with league leaders Long Melford.

Charlie Gray celebrates his goal. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Saffron Walden Town will have to produce another upset if they are to reach the third round of the FA Vase after being drawn at home against Kings Langley, but assistant manager Jason Maher believes they can beat anyone at Catons Lane.

Craig Calver scored the winning goal for Saffron Walden Town. Picture: Jamie Pluck

Craig Calver’s injury-time winner put Saffron Walden Town’s name in the hat for round two of the FA Vase and sent last year’s Thurlow Nunn First Division champions Whitton United out of the competition.

Rugby News

Saffron Walden slipped to sixth in the London 2NE table after a 32-27 loss to Rochford Hundred - their second defeat in three games.

Action from Saffron Walden's loss to Hammersmith & Fulham.

Hammersmith & Fulham punished Saffron Walden’s slow start by knocking them out of the RFU Intermediate Cup.

A bare XV Saffron Walden Scorpions were overpowered in the latter stages of their game with Cantabs, going down 20-12.

Other Sport News

Over 200 athletes from all over the South of England congregated at Carver Barracks for Walden Tri’s Autumn Duathlon.

Matthew Burson and head coach Tony Fagelman

Ickleton teenager Matthew Burson marked his first international trampolining competition with a gold medal.

Saffron Rangers triumphed over Duxford United in the first round of the Lower Junior Cup on Saturday.

Wendens Ambo RFC U12 during the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup at Farnham Royal RFC. Picture: Rob Munro

He may have missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham but Wendens Ambo Rugby Club U12 starlet Alexander Keys insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience.

Saffron Walden 3rds started their league campaign with a clinical win against Upminster.


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