Holders land home tie in Sunday Shield
THE second-round draw has taken place for the 2020-21 Suffolk Sunday Shield.
Holders Haverhill & Hove Albion have been handed a home draw versus Elmsett United.
Albion, who play in the Sudbury & Haverhill District Sunday League, defeated Rushmere & Diamonds 5-1 in the delayed 2019-20 final held on ‘Super Sunday’ at Needham Market FC last Sunday.
Rushmere & Diamonds will have home advantage as they face fellow Ipswich Sunday Football League side The Feathers.
Haverhill & Hove Albion (red & white checked shirts) are pictured on the attack against Rushmere & Diamonds (blue shirts) in the final on the 3G pitch at Bloomfields.
Hardy, winners of the 2019-20 Suffolk Sunday Trophy after overcoming Thrasher United 4-3 last Sunday, will entertain Melford Swan.
Suffolk Sunday Shield Second-Round Draw: Great Blakenham Chequers v Boleyn, Trimley Raiders v Baltic Utd, Barrow v Wells Hall Wanderers, Gainsborough Utd v The Margaret Catchpole, Hardy v Melford Swan, Haverhill & Hove Albion v Elmsett Utd, Martlesham Old Boys v Playford, Godolphin v Shotley Rose, Abbotts 07 v Lakenheath, AFC Thurston v Bury Bowl, Bardwell Sport v Breda, Westbourne Warrior v Memories, Eastbury Eagles v AFC Vikings, Occold v Laxfield Utd, Rushmere & Diamonds v The Feathers, Eastern Electricity Old Boys v Taverners.
Ties to be played on Sunday, October 18th, kick-offs 10.30am.