Woodbridge Warriors to play Southwold in Suffolk Chadacre Cup final

Woodbridge celebrate victory over Stowmarket in the Suffolk Chadacre Cup final in 2016

Woodbridge celebrate victory over Stowmarket in the Suffolk Chadacre Cup final in 2016 - Credit: Archant

There’s a David versus Goliath clash in the Suffolk Chadacre Cup final this weekend.

Woodbridge Warriors, of the Eastern Counties league, do battle with Southwold, who ply their trade a league higher in London 3 North.

The Warriors are the defending champions, having won the trophy for the first time in their 48 year history last year in an upset 24-8 victory against Stowmarket.

And having seen off Clacton in the semi-final in February, in a 37-12 win, the Warriors will defend their title on Saturday at Hatchley Barn, Orford Road, Bromeswell, IP12 2PP.

It will be a tough task for the east Suffolk side, who currently sit fifth in the Eastern Counties One table, with Southwold, who won promotion last season, flying high in the their first campaign in London 3 North.


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They are currently fourth, a place ahead of Suffolk rivals Stowmarket. Kick-off is 2pm so fans can still catch the England match.

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