Weekend Sporting Report

In the weekend’s local football, there was a terrific result for AFC Uckfield Town

It came as they won four-nil at Peacehaven and Telscombe in the Southern Combination League Premier Division.

Meanwhile, Crowborough Athletic earned a point from a hard-fought one-all draw at home to league leaders Newhaven.

And in Division Two, Jarvis Brook remain top of the table, following a one-nil victory at Ferring.

In the Mid Sussex League, Ridgewood were three-nil winners at West Hoathly, but Uckfield United lost their unbeaten record, going down four-three at home to Peacehaven and Telscombe’s third team. 

Elsewhere, Rotherfield were beaten four-three by Cuckfield Rangers.  Newick drew two-apiece with Nutley, while Barcombe won three-one at Portslade Athletic.  And there were defeats for Buxted, Hartfield and Maresfield.

Meanwhile, in cup matches, there were wins for Fletching and Plumpton.

In a thrilling match in the Premier League, Brighton and Hove Albion drew three-all against Liverpool at Anfield.

Brighton’s ladies team lost three-two at Birmingham in the League Cup yesterday.  And in the same competition, Lewes beat Charlton two-nil.

And AFC Uckfield Town Ladies team won their opening away game of the season with a four-nil victory at Pevensey and Westham.

Finally, in rugby union, Uckfield got back to winning ways with a 33 points to 24 win over Lewes at Hempstead Fields.


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