SIL round-up: Benhall St Mary win Division One title

Benhall St Mary win the SIL Division One title

Benhall St Mary win the SIL Division One title - Credit: Archant

Division One AFC Hoxne 3 Benhall St Mary 1 Benhall St Mary lifted the Division One title at AFC Hoxne, despite a 3-1 defeat to the hosts, who also sealed promotion.

The two sides will play in the Senior Division next season, while Stanton will join Ipswich Athletic in Division One.

Senior Division

Bramford United 2

Capel Plough 0

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End to end play saw both teams create chances with Bramford’s Dale Munson heading just wide after 18 minutes.

Minutes later Capel’s Lee Barrett forced goalkeeper Liam Heffer-Thorpe into make a superb diving save .

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In the last ten minutes of the first half Capel had the better chances with Barrett forcing Liam Heffer-Thorpe into another fine save, before a Nick Middlebrook through ball found Gary Collins who’s angled shot went just wide.

Bramford started the stronger in the second half and took the lead on 63 minutes when a Chris Cowan corner was headed into his own net by Capel’s Ben Baldwin .

Dale Munson wrapped up the three points eight minutes later.

Coplestonians 1

Westerfield United 1

A free kick from Richardson found Taylor, who turned the ball in from an acute angle to give Westerfield the lead.

Rutterford then clipped the bar as Cops responded and the same player was again involved when he pulled the ball back to Godbold who swept in from 12 yards. J

acobs then made two great saves from Godbold and Turner late on and then Richardson made a saving tackle at the death to deny Leitao as an entertaining game ended in a draw.

Felixstowe Harpers 1

Grundisburgh 3

Grundisburgh grabbed a late winner deep in injury time to beat Harpers, ending a run of five straight defeats against their opponents.

Craig Webb-Heath gave Grundisburgh the lead, before Ross Youngs equalised for the hosts five minutes before the break.

In time added on Grundisburgh’s Harry Fulcher burst through and was tripped in the box, but no penalty was given. The ball was then crossed in by Zac Eales, Ben Prime flicked on and Josh Cook tapped home the ball.

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