Weekend Sports Review

In Saturday’s local football, there was a good win for AFC Uckfield Town, as they beat Raynes Park Vale two-nil at the Oaks in the first qualifying round of the FA Vase. Matt McLean put Uckfield ahead after 27 minutes, and Anthony Storey scored a last-minute penalty to seal the victory.

In the Mid Sussex League, there was another defeat for Ridgewood, as they went down four-two at Cuckfield Town. Elsewhere, Buxted were beaten three-two at home to Willingdon. Newick lost four-nil at Crawley Albion. And Nutley drew one apiece with AFC Haywards.

Lewes maintained their unbeaten record in the Bostik League South after a one-nil win at home to Hythe.

And there was an historic first-ever win in the Premier League for Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday, after the Seagulls defeated West Bromwich three-one at the Amex Stadium.

Uckfield rugby club got their new league campaign off to a winning start on Saturday with a 13 points to seven win at near neighbours Eastbourne. There was also a victory for Newick, who beat Holbrook by 26 points to five.

In speedway, the Eastbourne Eagles kept alive their hopes of a top-place finish in the National League, after a 47 points to 36 win over Lakeside at the Arlington Stadium on Saturday night. The Eagles are back in action this evening, when they travel to Cradley.

And finally, in horse racing, there’s another meeting at Brighton this afternoon. The first race is off at 2.25 pm.

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