Georgia bridges the gap as Lewes win first trophy under Donoghue

Lewes celebrate winning the FAWPL Plate, April 23 2017 (Photo: Clive Jones)

The Premier League Plate is Lewes’s first national silverware (Photo: Clive Jones)

  • Lewes beat Huddersfield Town 4-0 to win FAW Premier League Plate
  • Spurs reserves clinch league/cup double after beating Blackburn Rovers 3-1 in extra time in the Reserves League Cup
  • Burgess Hill Town make it a Sussex double as they defeat Cray Valley 2-1 – also after extra time – in the South East Counties Chairman’s Cup final
  • And Parkwood Rangers achieve their own league-and-cup double with a 6-0 League Cup victory over Worthing

Lewes carved their name into Premier League history by winning the league’s Plate competition with a 4-0 victory over Huddersfield Town – their first national trophy. Continue reading


Herne Bay’s giant-killing juggernaut claims another victim

South East Counties Women’s League Cup final: Bexhill United 0-3 Herne Bay

Herne Bay captain Rachel Tracy lifts the cup with SECWL secretary Greg Petts

Herne Bay made it five trophies in two seasons after claiming the SECW League Cup

Underdogs Herne Bay clinched a trophy double for the second year in succession – and sent out a warning to the clubs they are set to face next season.

In only their second year in existence, Bay grabbed their fifth title – and this one must have tasted particularly sweet as they beat the champions of the league above them. Continue reading

Doubles at stake in League Cup final

South East Counties Women’s League Cup final: Bexhill United v Herne Bay, Three Bridges, April 27 2014, 2pm

Bexhill United team that won the Premier Division championship on April 20 2014

Bexhill United clinched the league title last Sunday (Photo: Kate Wilde)

Two of the South East’s most successful grassroots women’s sides this season meet on Sunday to battle for a cup that would give one of them a magnificent trophy double.

Bexhill United, who clinched the SECWL Premier Division championship last weekend, may start as favourites against Herne Bay, who are currently second in the division below – South East Division One. Continue reading