BOTH of last season’s finalists went out of the McDonald’s Suffolk Primary Cup on Saturday.
Holders Bramford United went down 2-1 away to Wickham Market Reserves in the second round.
Laxfield, the side the defeated in 7-2 in last season’s final, were on the wrong end of another high-scoring result, losing 6-2 at Kesgrave Kestrels.
There were 11 goals in the tie between Motts County Pirates and Hadleigh United Brettsiders, with the visitors scoring eight of them, and Great Blakenham Chequers edged a ten-goal thriller at Sporting 87 Reserves 6-4.
Action is pictured above from the tie between Stowupland Falcons Reserves (yellow shirts) and Lakenheath Casuals (navy blue shirts) which Lakenheath Casuals won 4-0.
Ipswich Vale Exiles edged past Brantham Athletic Reserves 1-0 to reach the second round of the CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup. The final first-round tie – Claydon versus Cornard United – takes place this Saturday.
In the Suffolk Senior Reserve Cup Old Newton United Reserves booked their place in the draw for the third round after a 5-3 penalty shoot-out win against Cornard United Reserves following a 2-2 draw.
AFC Sudbury will have two teams in the last eight of this season’s Suffolk Women’s Cup, after their reserve side defeated Waveney 2-1 to join their first team in the last eight.
Brett Vale, the 2019-20 runners-up, are also through thanks to a 4-1 win away to Stowupland Falcons, while Haverhill Rovers also found the net four times in their win at AFC Kesgrave.
There were contrasting fortunes for Needham Market’s two teams – the first team comfortably overcoming Halesworth Town, but their second string going out to Brantham Athletic.
CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup First Round: Brantham Athletic Res 0 Ipswich Vale Exiles 1.
Suffolk Senior Reserve Cup Second Round: Old Newton Utd Res 2 Cornard Utd Res 2 – Old Newton United won 5-3 on pens.
McDonald’s Suffolk Primary Cup Second Round: AFC Wanderers 4 Palgrave Wanderers 0, Bardwell Sports 5 Mendlesham 1, Cockfield Utd Res v Brantham Athletic ‘A’ – Home Walkover Win, Framlingham Town ‘A’ 2 Coplestonians ‘A’ 2 – Framlingham Town ‘A’ won 5-4 on pens, Gipping Gnats 5 Kirton Athletic Res 1, Haverhill Town Youth v West Row Gunners – Home Walkover Win, Hope Church 2 Leiston Youth 0, Kesgrave Kestrels 6 Laxfield 2, Motts County Pirates 3 Hadleigh Utd Brettsiders 8, Needham Market Phoenix 3 AFC Kesgrave Res 4, Samuels 4 Crusaders 1, Sporting 87 Res 4 Great Blakenham Chequers 6, Spexhall Huntsman & Hounds Res 4 Beccles Town ‘A’ 3, Stowupland Falcons Res 0 Lakenheath Casuals 4, Thurlow 3 Bacton Utd 89 Res 2, Wickham Market Res 2 Bramford Utd 1.
Suffolk Women’s Cup Second Round: AFC Kesgrave 0 Haverhill Rovers 4, AFC Sudbury Res 2 Waveney 1, Beccles Town v AFC Sudbury – Away Win Walkover, Brantham Athletic 4 Needham Market Res 0, East Bergholt Utd Res v Woodbridge Town – Away Win Walkover, Halesworth Town 0 Needham Market 22, Ipswich Town Development v Bungay Town – Away Win Walkover, Stowupland Falcons 1 Brett Vale 4.