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Liam Hillyard proved he is a 'big game player' by firing Felixstowe & Walton United into the final of this season's KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Stowmarket Town assistant manager Paul Musgrove said he was 'gutted by the result but not the performance' after his side's defeat in the semi-final of this season's KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Felixstowe & Walton United 3 Stowmarket Town 0

Assistant manager Paul Musgrove says Stowmarket Town have hit form at the right time ahead of tomorrow night's KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final, writes Nick Garnham.

This win for Felixstowe & Walton makes it mathematically impossible for the Seasiders to either get relegated or reach the play-offs in what is turning out to be a successful run as the end of the season approaches, with the team suffering just three defeats in 16 games.

When Felixstowe & Walton travelled to Brentwood back in December, it was the Essex side who came away with all three points, writes Barry Grossmith.

Evo-Stik South Premier

Leiston 0

St Ives Town 2

It was a frustrating afternoon at a windswept Victory Road as the Cambridgeshire side avenged the 2-0 defeat inflicted upon them by Leiston in October, writes John Campany.

Rick Andrews plans to tinker with his Stowmarket Town line-up when Kirkley & Pakefield come to Greens Meadow tomorrow afternoon (3pm), writes Alex Moss.

Leiston host St Ives Town tomorrow afternoon, buoyed by victory over Ipswich Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup on Wednesday evening, writes Craig Cooper.

Ipswich Town Under-18 coach Adem Atay was not too downcast after seeing his side lose to an injury time goal in the KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final.

Leiston boss Stuart Boardley said his side's profligacy in front of goal almost cost them dear in their KBB NEFF Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final, writes Nick Garnham.

Suffolk Premier Cup semi-final

Leiston 2

Ipswich Town U18 1

Harrison Bacon struck a 92nd minute winner as holders Leiston progressed to the final of the Suffolk Premier Cup for the second season on the bounce as they defeated a strong Ipswich Town Under 18 side.

Stowmarket Town 4 Woodbridge Town 2

When the Seasiders finally found the net with a Josh Kerridge effort on 90 minutes from close range, there was an audible sigh of relief around the Goldstar Ground on Saturday, writes Barry Grossmith.

Rick Andrews admits his Stowmarket Town players are playing for 'personal pride' as far as the rest of their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division campaign is concerned, writes Alex Moss.

A win on Tuesday night at the Carlsberg Stadium against Biggleswade Town took Leiston up to 11th place in the Southern League Central Premier table and restored a bit of confidence after the Suffolk side were defeated 4-0 at Stourbridge last weekend, writes Craig Cooper

Felixstowe & Walton play hosts at The Goldstar Ground this weekend to Basildon United, a club seemingly in free fall, writes Barry Grossmith.

Rick Andrews says his Stowmarket Town side will need to learn how to break teams down more if they are to push on next season, writes Alex Moss.

Leiston begin the final third of their league campaign tomorrow afternoon as Alvechurch visit Victory Road, 3pm, writes Craig Cooper.

Whitton boss Shane Coldron feels his side will need little motivation as they head to Great Yarmouth this weekend.

This weekend's visitors to The Goldstar Ground, Tilbury, on a good run of form at present, having chalked up three clean sheets on the bounce including an impressive 3-0 win at home last Saturday to Canvey Island, writes Barry Grossmith.

Leiston boss Stuart Boardley praised 17-year-old Harrison Bacon for showing 'real bottle' after he scored the decisive penalty in his side's Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-final shoot-out victory over Lowestoft Town.

Suffolk Premier Cup quarter-final

Leiston 1

Lowestoft Town 1 (Leiston won 3-2 on pens)

Leiston beat Lowestoft Town in a keenly-contested match at Victory Road as the hosts won 3-2 on penalties to see off the Trawlerboys at home for the first time in ten years.

Manager Rick Andrews said Stowmarket Town's dramatic 2-1 victory over Brantham Athletic in the quarter-finals of the Suffolk Premier Cup has kept their season alive, writes Nick Garnham.

Stowmarket Town 2 Brantham Athletic 1

Whoever wins out of rivals Leiston and Lowestoft Town will be favourites to lift this season's Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.

Stowmarket Town manager Rick Andrews accepts that the Suffolk Premier Cup represents the club's last realistic chance of winning any silverware this season, writes Nick Garnham.

Bostik North

AFC Sudbury 4

Felixstowe & Walton United 2

When these two Suffolk rivals went in for the half-time break at 0-0, it would have been AFC Sudbury who felt they could and maybe should have been two or three goals ahead, writes Barry Grossmith.

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