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SIL round-up: Achilles go eight points clear with 6-2 win at East Bergholt

PUBLISHED: 20:19 18 February 2018 | UPDATED: 20:19 18 February 2018

Lee Grimwood, right, was on target for Achilles as they stretched their lead atop the SIL Senior Division. Picture: ARCHANT

Lee Grimwood, right, was on target for Achilles as they stretched their lead atop the SIL Senior Division. Picture: ARCHANT


Achilles extended their lead at the top of the SIL Senior Division to eight points after comfortably beating East Bergholt United 6-2 away.

Early goals from Lee Grimwood and Danny Garrad set Achilles on their way before David Grimwood’s clever run and shot crept in past Gary Hammond in the Bergholt goal for a 3-0 advantage at the break.

Darren Van 0ene made it 4-0 Achilles before poor play between Ashley Smith and goalkeeper Chaplin allowed Heathcoate to slot home for Bergholt.

Achilles sub Gavin Van Oene came off the bench to score a double, one being a fine free kick from 25 yards, before Peck got another consolation for Bergholt.

Elsewhere, Henley Athletic saw off Leiston St Margarets 2-0, after a stalemate first half.

The deadlock was broken after 70 minutes as a move down the right saw Munson cushion a ball down off his chest for Connor Field to smash home a curling, dipping wonder goal from 25 yards to make it 1-0.

After defending a spate of free kicks, Henley broke again and Munson was brought down by the visiting keeper, with Clark Bruce stepping up to smash home the penalty.

In the Bob Coleman Cup quarter finals, Sporting 87 beat Grundisburgh 3-1.

James Cadby gave Sporting the lead after 17 minutes, but Paris Tuwizana levelled just before the break.

Cadby put 87 back ahead after 51 minutes, before Nathan Banks secured progress into the last four after 72 minutes.

Sporting will host Crane Sports at home in the semi-final after they beat Capel Plough 3-0.

A second minute goal from Mark Van Oene gave them the perfect start with James Blades twice shooting over and Jon Ince having a shot saved by Beal as the home team dominated the early stages.

Van Oene scored again from a Cooper free-kick on 25 minutes after the visitors were guilty of conceding a needless foul just outside the area.

Teon Leggatt made the game safe from the spot after the controversial award of a penalty for what looked a fair challenge inside the box.

The parents of a 15-year-old missing girl from Ipswich have made an emotional appeal for her to come home.

Suffolk police have issued a renewed appeal for witnesses after man in his 20s was stabbed in Ipswich.

A 36-year-old man from Ipswich has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after being convicted of an attempted rape and three sexual assaults.

Youngsters across Ipswich are set to be given free iCards for the summer holidays which will allow them to enjoy activities across the whole six week break.

Drama, art and maths lessons were on the timetable when our photographer visited Felixstowe’s Grange Community Primary School in 1990.

A man has avoided going straight to jail for selling counterfeit goods on Facebook.

A private company has been awarded a five-year contract to run the NHS 111 helpline and out of hours services in Suffolk and north east Essex.

Suffolk and north Essex will bask in sunshine next week and temperatures could reach a scorching 30C (86F) - making the region as hot as Spain.

A woman discovered an intruder inside her Ipswich home on Wednesday and ran to a neighbour to raise the alarm.

Police are appealing for information after jewellery was stolen during a daytime burglary in Hintlesham.

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